Production Arts ( Theatre Technology and Stage Management ) — Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

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Course information

Theatre Technology course covers all aspects of technical theatre and backstage work including lighting, sound, stage management, set design, scenic construction, prop making.
In order to develop your skills you’ll work as technical and stage management crew on a variety of productions and events, supporting theatre productions, music gigs, dance shows, musical theatre productions and film and TV events.
As well as working on in-house shows you’ll also be given opportunities to work with industry specialists on work experience projects. Previous students have worked in entertainment company’s Adlib Audio & Lighting, Merseysound and Wigwam. Previous students also work in theatres including West End Theatres, Liverpool Empire, Everyman/Playhouse, Epstein Theatre, Royal Court and The Unity.
Former students also work as freelance professionals within the entertainment industry and on international cruise ships.
The course is a 2 year course and follows the following format:-
90 Credit Diploma (Year One)
• Production Planning
• Production Workshop
• Performing Arts Business
• Assistant Stage Management
• Deputy Stage Management
• Front of House Management
• Lighting/Sound Operation
• Technical Stage Operations
• Period Props
Extended Diploma (Year Two)
• Historical Context of Performance
• Production for Theatre Performance
• Lighting/Sound Design
• Production Management
• Set Design
• Scenic Construction
• Mask Making
This course leads to further study in higher education or professional work in theatre or the entertainment industry in fields such as Production and Stage Management, Lighting and Sound Design and Operation, Set Design and Scenic Construction, Prop and Mask Making.

Qualifications

BTEC 90 Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma in Production Arts (Theatre Technology & Stage Management)

This course leads to...

Higher education at university or specialist drama school.

Professional work in theatre or the entertainment industry in fields such as Production and Stage Management, Lighting and Sound Design and Operation, Set Design and Scenic Construction, Prop and Mask Making.


Entry Requirements

5 x GCSE Passes – A-C grades
Previous performance/technical experience



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Overview

Course ID: 158317

Course Year: 19/20

Course Duration: 1 Year



Fees

If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.


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