48 months
46978 USD/year
46978 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Production and Design for Stage and Screen program from Pace University provides intensive pre-professional training for young designers and craftspeople looking to enter into the entertainment industry—and make an impact.

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Practice Your Passion

  • Gain a solid understanding of the history of the art form.
  • Discover how to think like a designer in engaging and challenging studio classes.
  • Learn how to view setbacks as fundamental to the art-making process.

The Design and Production program is crafted to prepare you for work in the professional industry and a lifetime of creative exploration. Study begins with a core group of classes that emphasize the fundamentals of all design disciplines. From there, you’ll move into an area of emphasis in scenery, costumes, lighting, sound, or media. Advanced level studio and technique classes allow you to focus your course-work with classes in drafting, costume construction, lighting techniques and many more. These courses are paired with an innovative study of the historical and contemporary trends in drama and design. You’ll even take an acting class to understand how performers relate to design.

Add Opportunities and Experiences

The Production and Design for Stage and Screen program from Pace University  provides intensive pre-professional training for the designer and craftsperson. It is geared toward developing technologically sophisticated skills in the fields of scenery, costumes, lighting, sound, and media. The four-year sequence of courses focuses on primary and secondary areas of concentration and core requirements in sketching, rendering, media and design history, script analysis, and much more. The hands-on training required for success in today's theater and entertainment industries begins on day one.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Story Structure
  • Creativity Collaborative for Production and Design
  • Design
  • Scenery and Stagecraft
  • Costume
  • Stage Lighting
  • Sound and Story
  • Scenic Design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application & Fee
  • Identification
  • Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics.  
  • A Written Essay/Personal Statement - One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Official Test Scores - Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official Transcripts - Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46978 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 46978 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    46978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46978 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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