Lenfest Auditorium


Work. Create. Learn. 

Backstage in the Kaleidoscope, we do it all. 
No, literally. Everything

Technical Production, i.e. the work done behind the scenes in theatre & dance alike, is a heavily collaborative process. Many hands don’t just make light work; they make the work possible in the first place.

In the Theater & Dance Department, we work alongside professional directors, choreographers, and designers from Philadelphia, New York City, etc. The students at Ursinus work alongside them as much as learn from them. Without you, the shows simply wouldn’t happen. Opportunities abound; students have a hand in everything:

And that’s before the show even opens…

Student Managers

We are happy to provide interested students with the training necessary to shine in these positions:

  • Production Stage Managers
  • Assistant Stage Managers
  • Crew Chiefs
  • Run Crew
  • Lighting Board Operator
  • Sound Board Operator
  • Costume/Wardrobe Crew
  • Scenic Flies
  • Deck Crew

Students perform just about every role needed to make a production run as smoothly and seamlessly as it can.  See you backstage soon!


Stop on into the Shop, KPAC #137. Positions for work study open up every fall semester and Production Practicum (TD 001-007) credits are available at almost any time. Previous experience is not required.