Survey Results

Results of a survey completed by 38 participants of our upcoming workshop. Viewing this table gives a small insight into our theater teachers.
Field Summary for 1:
How long have you been a theatre teacher? 
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
This is my first year (1) 1334.21%
Two to four years (2) 1642.11%
five to nine years (3) 513.16%
10 to 14 years (4) 12.63%
15 to 20 years (5) 12.63%
21 or more years (6) 25.26%
Field Summary for 2:
Which types of spaces does your school have?
AnswerCountPercentage
a theater (1) 37.89%
an auditorium (2) 2976.32%
A cafetorium (3) 37.89%
A gymatorium (4) 410.53%
A converted classroom (5) 1026.32%
A small black box (6) 410.53%
A large multipurpose black box (7) 00.00%
A small proscenium theatre (8) 410.53%
A large proscenium theatre (9) 923.68%
Field Summary for 3:
What is the seating capacity of your primary performance space? 
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
0-100 (1) 37.89%
101-200 (2) 513.16%
201-300 (3) 513.16%
301-400 (4) 410.53%
401-500 (5) 821.05%
501-600 (6) 513.16%
601-800 (7) 615.79%
801-1000 (8) 25.26%
1000+ (9) 00.00%
Field Summary for 4:
how many theatrical productions does your school put on per year?
CalculationResult 
Sum160 
Standard Deviation3.635771798 
Average4.210526316 
Minimum1 
1st Quartile (Q1)1 
2nd Quartile (Median)3.5 
3rd Quartile (Q3)5 
Maximum20 
*Null values are ignored in calculations
*Q1 and Q3 calculated using minitab method
Field Summary for 5:
how many productions do you personally supervise per year?
CalculationResult 
Sum124 
Standard Deviation3.361423653 
Average3.263157895 
Minimum1 
1st Quartile (Q1)1 
2nd Quartile (Median)2 
3rd Quartile (Q3)4 
Maximum18 
*Null values are ignored in calculations
*Q1 and Q3 calculated using minitab method
Field Summary for 6(1):
what type of shows do you tend to offer most often?
[Musicals]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 410.53%
1 of this type (1) 2052.63%
2 of this type (2) 410.53%
3 of this type (3) 00.00%
4 of this type (4) 12.63%
5 of this type (5) 00.00%
None of this type (6) 923.68%
Field Summary for 6(2):
what type of shows do you tend to offer most often?
[straight plays]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 615.79%
1 of this type (1) 1539.47%
2 of this type (2) 37.89%
3 of this type (3) 410.53%
4 of this type (4) 00.00%
5 of this type (5) 00.00%
None of this type (6) 1026.32%
Field Summary for 6(3):
what type of shows do you tend to offer most often?
[comedy]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 1334.21%
1 of this type (1) 1026.32%
2 of this type (2) 12.63%
3 of this type (3) 00.00%
4 of this type (4) 12.63%
5 of this type (5) 00.00%
None of this type (6) 1334.21%
Field Summary for 6(4):
what type of shows do you tend to offer most often?
[Shakespeare or other classic]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 923.68%
1 of this type (1) 923.68%
2 of this type (2) 37.89%
3 of this type (3) 00.00%
4 of this type (4) 00.00%
5 of this type (5) 00.00%
None of this type (6) 1744.74%
Field Summary for 6(5):
what type of shows do you tend to offer most often?
[experimental production]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 923.68%
1 of this type (1) 1128.95%
2 of this type (2) 25.26%
3 of this type (3) 00.00%
4 of this type (4) 00.00%
5 of this type (5) 12.63%
None of this type (6) 1539.47%
Field Summary for 6(6):
what type of shows do you tend to offer most often?
[student work]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 25.26%
1 of this type (1) 2155.26%
2 of this type (2) 513.16%
3 of this type (3) 25.26%
4 of this type (4) 12.63%
5 of this type (5) 37.89%
None of this type (6) 410.53%
Field Summary for 7(1):
Realizing that some shows are bigger than others, please estimate your average budget per show or production for the following areas:
[royalties for plays]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
$0-$200 (1) 3181.58%
$200-$400 (2) 410.53%
$400-$600 (3) 25.26%
$600-$800 (4) 00.00%
$800-$1000 (5) 00.00%
$1000-$1400 (6) 00.00%
$1400-$2000 (7) 12.63%
$2000-$2500 (8) 00.00%
$2500-$3000 (9) 00.00%
$3000-$4000 (10) 00.00%
$4000-$5,000 (11) 00.00%
$5,000-$7,000 (12) 00.00%
$7,000-$10,000 (13) 00.00%
$10,000 or more (14) 00.00%
Field Summary for 7(2):
Realizing that some shows are bigger than others, please estimate your average budget per show or production for the following areas:
[royalties for musicals]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
$0-$200 (1) 2668.42%
$200-$400 (2) 37.89%
$400-$600 (3) 37.89%
$600-$800 (4) 12.63%
$800-$1000 (5) 12.63%
$1000-$1400 (6) 00.00%
$1400-$2000 (7) 37.89%
$2000-$2500 (8) 12.63%
$2500-$3000 (9) 00.00%
$3000-$4000 (10) 00.00%
$4000-$5,000 (11) 00.00%
$5,000-$7,000 (12) 00.00%
$7,000-$10,000 (13) 00.00%
$10,000 or more (14) 00.00%
Field Summary for 7(3):
Realizing that some shows are bigger than others, please estimate your average budget per show or production for the following areas:
[technical elements including set construction, lighting, costumes, props, etc.]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
$0-$200 (1) 1539.47%
$200-$400 (2) 410.53%
$400-$600 (3) 410.53%
$600-$800 (4) 37.89%
$800-$1000 (5) 25.26%
$1000-$1400 (6) 12.63%
$1400-$2000 (7) 12.63%
$2000-$2500 (8) 00.00%
$2500-$3000 (9) 25.26%
$3000-$4000 (10) 25.26%
$4000-$5,000 (11) 25.26%
$5,000-$7,000 (12) 00.00%
$7,000-$10,000 (13) 12.63%
$10,000 or more (14) 12.63%
Field Summary for 8(1):
the following elements are typically done by?
[set designed by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 2155.26%
your students (2) 1026.32%
another theater teacher (3) 12.63%
a teacher with the art department (4) 513.16%
a parent volunteer (5) 00.00%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 00.00%
a professional designer/technician (7) 12.63%
Field Summary for 8(2):
the following elements are typically done by?
[set built by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 1128.95%
your students (2) 1539.47%
another theater teacher (3) 12.63%
a teacher with the art department (4) 718.42%
a parent volunteer (5) 12.63%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 00.00%
a professional designer/technician (7) 37.89%
Field Summary for 8(3):
the following elements are typically done by?
[lighting designed by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 2668.42%
your students (2) 513.16%
another theater teacher (3) 25.26%
a teacher with the art department (4) 25.26%
a parent volunteer (5) 12.63%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 00.00%
a professional designer/technician (7) 25.26%
Field Summary for 8(4):
the following elements are typically done by?
[lighting mounted by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 1847.37%
your students (2) 923.68%
another theater teacher (3) 12.63%
a teacher with the art department (4) 25.26%
a parent volunteer (5) 12.63%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 12.63%
a professional designer/technician (7) 615.79%
Field Summary for 8(5):
the following elements are typically done by?
[sound designed by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 2360.53%
your students (2) 513.16%
another theater teacher (3) 410.53%
a teacher with the art department (4) 25.26%
a parent volunteer (5) 00.00%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 12.63%
a professional designer/technician (7) 37.89%
Field Summary for 8(6):
the following elements are typically done by?
[sound set up and operated by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 1026.32%
your students (2) 1744.74%
another theater teacher (3) 410.53%
a teacher with the art department (4) 25.26%
a parent volunteer (5) 12.63%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 12.63%
a professional designer/technician (7) 37.89%
Field Summary for 8(7):
the following elements are typically done by?
[costumes designed by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 1950.00%
your students (2) 1231.58%
another theater teacher (3) 00.00%
a teacher with the art department (4) 12.63%
a parent volunteer (5) 12.63%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 00.00%
a professional designer/technician (7) 513.16%
Field Summary for 8(8):
the following elements are typically done by?
[costumes assembled/built by]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
You (1) 1334.21%
your students (2) 1539.47%
another theater teacher (3) 25.26%
a teacher with the art department (4) 25.26%
a parent volunteer (5) 12.63%
a volunteer from the outside community (6) 37.89%
a professional designer/technician (7) 25.26%
Field Summary for 9(1):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[designing the set]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 2155.26%
No (2) 1744.74%
Field Summary for 9(2):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[building and painting the set]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 3284.21%
No (2) 615.79%
Field Summary for 9(3):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[designing the lighting]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 1334.21%
No (2) 2565.79%
Field Summary for 9(4):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[hanging and focusing lighting equipment]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 1231.58%
No (2) 2668.42%
Field Summary for 9(5):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[running the light board]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 2360.53%
No (2) 1539.47%
Field Summary for 9(6):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[designing the sound]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 1026.32%
No (2) 2873.68%
Field Summary for 9(7):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[setting up and running the soundboard]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 2052.63%
No (2) 1847.37%
Field Summary for 9(8):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[designing the costumes]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 2257.89%
No (2) 1642.11%
Field Summary for 9(9):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[gathering, building and/or sewing costumes]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 2771.05%
No (2) 1128.95%
Field Summary for 9(10):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[stage managing the production]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 3078.95%
No (2) 821.05%
Field Summary for 9(11):
Are your students directly involved, hands-on, with the following activities?
[supervising other crew members]
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (1) 2976.32%
No (2) 923.68%
Field Summary for 10:
Which best describes your scene construction/scene shop area? 
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
It is built in an area on stage in the wings. (1) 2873.68%
It is built in an area dedicated to scene construction (2) 37.89%
It is built in a secondary performance space. (3) 410.53%
It is built in a vocational tech/shop class space (4) 37.89%
Field Summary for 19:
Does your school have classes that specifically teach technical theatre/stagecraft? 
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
Yes (Y) 410.53%
No (N) 3489.47%
Field Summary for 20:
Is your technical theatre program: 
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 3489.47%
An extracurricular activity where students do receive academic (1) 12.63%
An extracurricular activity where students do not receive academic credit (2) 00.00%
A curricular subject where students receive academic credit equal to other fine/performing arts classes (3) 37.89%
A curricular subject where students receive academic credit equal to other academic classes (4) 00.00%
Field Summary for 21:
When does the construction of technical theatre/stagecraft elements (set construction, painting, rigging, lighting work, etc.) take place? 
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 3489.47%
During regularly scheduled stagecraft classes. (1) 12.63%
During the regularly scheduled rehearsal time, although in another room. (2) 00.00%
On stage, after the regularly scheduled rehearsal. (3) 12.63%
On stage before the regularly scheduled rehearsal. (4) 12.63%
Immediately after school while rehearsal occurs in another room. (5) 12.63%
Field Summary for 23:
With regards to technical theatre, what is your program’s greatest strength
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
audio (1) 1026.32%
costuming (2) 1026.32%
lighting (3) 718.42%
scenic elements (4) 615.79%
set construction (5) 513.16%
Field Summary for 24:
With regards to technical theatre, what is your program’s greatest weakness?
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
audio (1) 1231.58%
costuming (2) 12.63%
lighting (3) 821.05%
scenic elements (4) 410.53%
set construction (5) 1334.21%
Field Summary for 27 [1]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 1]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 718.42%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 12.63%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 25.26%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 12.63%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 615.79%
make up (6) 25.26%
props (7) 25.26%
rigging (8) 00.00%
set construction (9) 718.42%
scene design (10) 718.42%
scenic painting (11) 12.63%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 25.26%
Field Summary for 27 [2]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 2]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 410.53%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 12.63%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 12.63%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 410.53%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 410.53%
make up (6) 00.00%
props (7) 25.26%
rigging (8) 12.63%
set construction (9) 1231.58%
scene design (10) 37.89%
scenic painting (11) 513.16%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 12.63%
Field Summary for 27 [3]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 3]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 821.05%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 410.53%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 12.63%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 25.26%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 513.16%
make up (6) 25.26%
props (7) 00.00%
rigging (8) 00.00%
set construction (9) 37.89%
scene design (10) 513.16%
scenic painting (11) 513.16%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 37.89%
Field Summary for 27 [4]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 4]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 410.53%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 513.16%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 12.63%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 513.16%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 513.16%
make up (6) 12.63%
props (7) 37.89%
rigging (8) 12.63%
set construction (9) 37.89%
scene design (10) 615.79%
scenic painting (11) 25.26%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 25.26%
Field Summary for 27 [5]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 5]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 00.00%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 25.26%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 37.89%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 923.68%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 410.53%
make up (6) 12.63%
props (7) 12.63%
rigging (8) 37.89%
set construction (9) 513.16%
scene design (10) 513.16%
scenic painting (11) 37.89%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 25.26%
Field Summary for 27 [6]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 6]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 37.89%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 12.63%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 410.53%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 25.26%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 615.79%
make up (6) 410.53%
props (7) 410.53%
rigging (8) 410.53%
set construction (9) 25.26%
scene design (10) 25.26%
scenic painting (11) 410.53%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 25.26%
Field Summary for 27 [7]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 7]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 37.89%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 718.42%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 12.63%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 513.16%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 25.26%
make up (6) 25.26%
props (7) 37.89%
rigging (8) 513.16%
set construction (9) 37.89%
scene design (10) 410.53%
scenic painting (11) 00.00%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 37.89%
Field Summary for 27 [8]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 8]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 25.26%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 37.89%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 615.79%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 37.89%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 12.63%
make up (6) 615.79%
props (7) 25.26%
rigging (8) 25.26%
set construction (9) 12.63%
scene design (10) 12.63%
scenic painting (11) 923.68%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 25.26%
Field Summary for 27 [9]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 9]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 37.89%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 37.89%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 37.89%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 25.26%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 12.63%
make up (6) 513.16%
props (7) 615.79%
rigging (8) 513.16%
set construction (9) 12.63%
scene design (10) 00.00%
scenic painting (11) 410.53%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 513.16%
Field Summary for 27 [10]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 10]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 00.00%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 513.16%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 37.89%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 12.63%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 37.89%
make up (6) 37.89%
props (7) 615.79%
rigging (8) 513.16%
set construction (9) 00.00%
scene design (10) 513.16%
scenic painting (11) 37.89%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 410.53%
Field Summary for 27 [11]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 11]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 12.63%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 513.16%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 718.42%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 37.89%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 00.00%
make up (6) 410.53%
props (7) 615.79%
rigging (8) 615.79%
set construction (9) 12.63%
scene design (10) 00.00%
scenic painting (11) 25.26%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 37.89%
Field Summary for 27 [12]:
Please rank, in preferred order, the following subjects that you would like to know more about. [Ranking 12]
AnswerCountPercentage
audio: working sound equipment, mic & speaker placement, etc. (1) 37.89%
Model making for stage layout work. (2) 12.63%
drafting: scale drawing for ground plans. (3) 615.79%
lighting and electrics: hanging, focusing, wiring, changing bulbs, etc. (4) 12.63%
lighting design: Choosing the right equip., paperwork, plots (5) 12.63%
make up (6) 821.05%
props (7) 37.89%
rigging (8) 615.79%
set construction (9) 00.00%
scene design (10) 00.00%
scenic painting (11) 00.00%
Carpentry tool use: jig saws, drills, etc. (12) 923.68%
Field Summary for 39:
when was your theater’s last systems upgrade or renovation?
AnswerCountPercentage
No answer 00.00%
it hasn’t needed one since the theater is new or nearly new, 0-4 years ago (1) 821.05%
5-9 years ago (2) 37.89%
10-14 years ago (3) 00.00%
15-19 years ago (4) 12.63%
20-24 years ago (5) 00.00%
25 years or more (6) 513.16%
I do not know when the last upgrade or renovation was (7) 1128.95%
you’re kidding, right? (8) 1026.32%