Performing Arts

HNC Technical Theatre

The Performing Arts department at New College Lanarkshire hosts on average 17 productions a year which allows for practical and production-based teaching within the HNC Technical Theatre course. Delivered by highly accomplished, professional theatre practitioners, this hands-on experience combined with a focus on developing students transferable skills such as creativity, problem solving, decision making and communication will prepare you for progression into a HND Technical Theatre qualification or for employment within a vastly growing industry. The course offers students the opportunity to gain experience in professional, working theatres through placement and workshops.

Please note: This course is subject to approval.

Full-Time Course Full
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Course Information

01 Entry

Successful applicants will be asked to attend a short interview. Although experience in technical theatre or related disciplines is preferable, applications are welcome from anyone with a keen interest in all aspects of stage, screen and radio production (more information on application).

02 Learn

Across the many productions you will have the opportunity to work across a capacity of roles:

  • Stage lighting: design, rigging, focusing, operation
  • Sound: design, operation
  • Stage management
  • Set design and construction
  • Props
  • Costume
03 Progress

Progression on to further training: HND level or seek professional work.

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Classes Available



  • Cost
  • £1285
  • Days
  • 4 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 27 Aug 2018