Madison College's theater department offers courses in performance and technical production. Our Theater Arts courses are designed to build your performance skills in the area of theatrical production—including acting, stagecraft, and technical theater; to enrich your aesthetic and intellectual proficiency in theater, theater history, and literature; and to provide pre-professional training.


Stage & Entertainment Technology (SET) Certificate

The Stage & Entertainment Technology Certificate at Madison College is a hands-on, training program that can lead to technical careers in educational, community, and resident theater venues, theme parks, cruise ships, television and motion picture studios, large convention or concert venues, places of worship, and community centers.

Admission for SET Certificate


Fall Application Dates

  • Application open

  • Application deadline: October 15


Spring Application Dates

  • Application available: September 15

  • Application deadline: March 15


Additional Notes

  • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid

  • This certificate fills on a first-come, first-served basis; once capacity has been reached, it does not maintain a waitlist

  • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application


Contact Miranda Hawk at

or the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210.

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