Production Arts students develop the sort of creative problem-solving, communication and time management skills highly valued by all higher education institutions and employers. Client facing, independent and pro-active they raise the bar every year, with students securing their first choice place at some of the most prestigious universities for Production Arts in the country.
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Units available on the course include:
- Production workshop
- Performing arts business
- The historical context of performance
- Production arts planning
- Production for theatre performance
- Theatre front of house operations
- Arts administration
- Assistant stage management
- Deputy stage management
- Stage management
- Stage technology installation
- Stage technology operations
- Stage lighting operations
- Stage sound operations
- Live sound for the stage
- Working freelance in the performing and production arts
- Legal aspects in performing and production arts
On this course, you learn by completing projects and written assignments that are completed only while working on realistic workplace situations, to enable you to gain the experience needed to pursue a career in the production industries.
You will spend approximately 18 hours per week at college having taught sessions by your tutors. You will be expected to match this time with your own preparation, research and homework per week. During production periods you will be expected to spend more time at the College, including evenings and weekends in order to undertake and keep to rehearsal and planning schedules.
The college's state of the art facilities include a 160 seater theatre with an excellent lighting and sound system and rehearsal space.