The Television & Media Broadcasting aspect of the program is designed for students interested in pursuing employment and post-secondary education in the fields of Television and Media Production. The curriculum will integrate academic and technical content emphasizing research, writing, storyboarding, troubleshooting and producing content for a multiple of media outlets. Hands-on activities include the production of actual television cablecast material. Students learn conceptualizing treatment and scriptwriting, basic and advanced video production, field and live studio production, and remote news gathering. Students completing this course of study can pursue additional education in two and four-year college communications-related programs.
The Theatre Arts aspect of the program is designed for students interested in pursuing employment and post-secondary education in the field of the professional theater industry. Students create stage sets and backdrops, design lighting and sound layouts, design and create costumes, and produce and direct performances. Scripts are written and transformed into fully staged theatre productions. Theatre Arts combines educational, artistic and cultural resources for its students. The students are offered a course of study designed to provide them with a comprehensive theater education resulting in a diverse array of career opportunities available to them.
Articulation Agreements between Nashoba Valley Technical High School’s Television & Media Broadcasting/Theatre Arts Program and post secondary institutions:
Mount Wachusett Community College
Professional Electives- 3 credits (for 2 years enrollment in program)
Professional Electives- 6 credits (for 3 years enrollment in program)
Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts
Degree in Digital Filmmaking in Photography; 3D Animation/Game Design Graphic and Interactive Design; or Recording Arts ($825 tuition waiver and one foundation module: not a credit based system)
Licenses, Certifications, and Affiliations
American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Safety 10 Hour Certification
Avid Media Composer Certified User Exam
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Exam/Adobe Premiere
Final Cut Pro X Certified Pro Level One