Win the Ultimate VIP Nutcracker Experience!

Enter to win the VIP Nutcracker Spectacular Experience, in celebration of our 5th year of partnership with Lexus of Austin. The winner will receive 4 front row tickets, dinner for four at Chinatown, private limousine service for the evening, a backstage tour, photo opportunity in front of the famous Nutcracker tree, and two 2015 limited edition Nutcracker Spectacular nutcrackers. The winner will be drawn on December 1st.

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Who we are...

Originally formed over a decade ago as the extracurricular arm of a small technical theatre program, TEC has grown to include over one hundred members of the Westlake High School student body. It now has a direct impact on nearly every student in the district via its behind-the-scenes technological support through aspects such as lighting, audio, and set design.

Westlake Community Performing Arts Center


Television Broadcast Crew: Season 13

The Westlake Television Broadcast Crew is excited to announce it's 13th year of producing content for all home and away varsity football games! We are proud to offer a state wide distribution on channel 323 Time Warner Sports, 9am Sunday mornings. Go Chaps!

11th Annual Nutcracker Spectacular

The 11th annual production of the Nutcracker Spectacular features scenes from Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" ballet, as well as other holiday favorites. The show will be accompanied by live music performed by Westlake's own Symphony Orchestra and will feature dancers from Alisa's Dance Academy. The Technical Entertainment Crew is already working on festive scenery, falling snow, and a stunning light show complete with pyrotechnic effects.  You don't want to miss this fantastic show for all ages!

Below is the outstanding finale from last year's Nutcracker Spectacular.

Television Broadcast Crew

Every year, a group of around two dozen Westlake TEC students meets each summer approximately three weeks before the beginning of school. Their goal: attain a level of professionalism and expertise unknown to all but the professionals of Westlake TEC. These weeks are known as Video Crew Training. Have you heard of the Navy Seal Training Program? Basically the same thing... Click here to continue reading

For more pictures of the Television Broadcast Crew, check out the album under the 'Photos' tab.

Our Mission Statement

The Westlake Technical Entertainment Crew works together to put on professional-level productions while promoting leadership, camaraderie, and fun.