HNC in Technical Theatre and Stage Management

Qualification: BTEC HNC / HND
Level 4/5

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About the course

If you're seeking a career in technical production arts or stage management, then this higher education course is ideal. Taught by industry professionals, you will gain a high level of skills and practical experience in a range of production and technical theatre disciplines.

You will gain valuable hands-on skills by working as technical staff within our own 240-seat commercial theatre and at external events and performances.

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What you will learn
  • Stage management
  • Lighting: rigging, focusing and operation
  • Sound
  • Set construction
  • Stage audio visual systems
  • Health and safety
  • Research
  • Professional practice
  • Professional theatre with the latest equipment
  • Recording studio
  • Set and prop construction workshop
  • Fully equipped sound and lighting studio
  • Links with local theatres and entertainment businesses
Entry requirements
  • Level 3 Diploma in Production Arts or
  • Suite of A-levels including at least one in a relevant subject
  • Those with extensive work experience in the theatre or events sector will also be considered
  • You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto the course
What next?
  • HND or top-up to degree level in technical theatre and production arts
  • Work as a theatre technician or stage manager in theatres, clubs, holiday centres, cruise ships or at public performance events (e.g. stage/floor management, set design, audio engineering, light engineering, AV support)
  • Career development
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