MIT Theater Design Materials Online



MIT has a great offer for you.  How about everything they use for their classes online for free?  This is MIT Open Courseware.  From their site:

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

And yes, they do teach theater classes.  Their Theatrical Design area has a wealth of knowledge:

21M.603 Principles of Design Undergraduate
21M.606 Introduction to Stagecraft Undergraduate
21M.715 The Craft of Costume Design Undergraduate
21M.732 Beginning Costume Design and Construction Undergraduate
21M.734 Design for the Theater: Scenery Undergraduate
21M.734 Lighting Design for the Theatre Undergraduate
21M.735 Technical Design: Scenery, Mechanisms, and Special Effects Undergraduate
21M.873 Theater Arts Topics – Suburbia Undergraduate
21M.873 Theater Arts Topics Undergraduate

That is a wealth of knowledge from a major school. All for free. If there is anything there that interests you, make sure to take a look. You owe it to yourself to do so.

And if you want to search the MIT OpenCourseWare site for more class resources that you might be interested in, go here.

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