For more than 60 years, Whitman College students have graced the stages of this historic campus theatre with their talent and passion. Loves have been lost. Wars have been waged. Musicals, mysteries and comedies have enthralled audiences to the last curtain call.

Lighting and Sound Design Workshop

October 16, 5-6:30 p.m.

Lighting and sound design are important supporting elements to any theatrical production. There is a lot of work conceptually and technologically that goes into good design. Jessica Buttery, lighting design, and Paul Fowler, sound design and composition, are hosting a virtual workshop to discuss the technologies and process of professional theatrical design. This workshop will be partly presentational but mostly catered to your questions about the industry, lighting, design process and sound technology (both in traditional theatrical spaces and in our new digital world). Bring those questions you have been dying to ask theatre-makers who are living the dream! 

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Jessica Buttery portrait   Paul Fowler portrait

COVID-19 restrictions mean performers and audiences can’t be together at Harper Joy Theatre this fall. Yet, our creative students, faculty and guest artists will bring audiences innovative offerings. All Fall 2020 performances are streaming online.

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About Harper Joy Theatre

Harper Joy Theatre is located on the Whitman College campus, south of Isaacs and between Penrose and Park streets. We house two performance spaces, the 310-seat Alexander Stage and 100-seat Freimann Studio Theatre.