Performing Arts

NC Technical Theatre

The NC Technical Theatre course at New College Lanarkshire is designed to develop your practical technical theatre skills through specifically tailored classes providing a realistic experience in theatre production. It places an emphasis on developing communication, problem solving, decision making and other transferable skills which will give you a head start with your career in technical theatre. Delivered by highly accomplished, professional theatre practitioners, this course is an excellent introduction to the technical theatre industry and is designed as the first step in your training.

Please note: This course is subject to approval.

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Course Information

01 Entry

Successful applicants will be asked to attend a short interview. Although some 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

Areas studied on the course include:

  • Technical theatre in context
  • Theatre stage lighting operations
  • Theatre stage sound operations
  • Technical theatre production operations
  • Theatre stage management operations
  • Technical theatre workshop skills

Plus, additional optional units.

03 Progress

Progression on to further training - HNC level.

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  • Cost
  • £1008
  • Days
  • 4 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 27 Aug 2018