Set, lighting, sound, props, costume. These are a few of the considerations required to put together a production. This course looks at each of these and more develop skills that are transferable from an arena sized concert or a theatrical production all the way to small scale touring theatre. Employment has grown alongside technology in this area and so there are job and higher education opportunities for students who complete this course of study.
The Technical Theatre Extended Diploma course programme focuses on developing the broad range of skills necessary for progression to work or further study at degree level in technical theatre. The qualification has been designed to meet the needs of the creative and cultural industries.
The emphasis is on practical skills underpinned by theoretical understanding and industry standard health and safety practices. Much of the work will be in support of the wide range of performances in theatre, dance and music that take place each year as well as having opportunity to speak to industry professionals, take part in production workshops and visit local and regional theatres. Each project you complete is designed to be realistic to what you would expect in industry.
In addition to your main programme, you will also engage in GEM and GAP activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills.
|Duration||Two years: Year 1: 90 Credit Diploma | Year 2: Extended Diploma | Two Years: Extended Diploma|
|Start Date||September 2019|
|Fee(s)||16-18 year olds: Free|
19+: £7,395 (This fee covers the whole two year course)
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