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Production Arts: Level 3 at Gateway College

Course description

This course will allow you to explore the many different roles associated with various types of live performance and theatre. You will become part of the Gateway College production arts team, and will have the opportunity to work on live productions, shows and gigs, throughout the academic year. You will be required to work outside of normal college hours on such events and may often be given the opportunity to work on extra cross college events and exhibitions. Assessment is continuous; you will be graded on work within class, rehearsals, log books, and each assigned role that you carryout in live performances throughout the year. The production arts team are the backbone to all live performances and events at Gateway.

Course content

We hold taster workshops from January to March which gives you the opportunity to meet the teachers and explore the fantastic facilities at Gateway. We also suggest you come and see our productions to witness first-hand the quality of work we produce. We are developing our external industry links, including Curve Theatre in Leicester.

Entry requirements

Standard entry requirements.


Lighting and sound design, production workshop, stage management, theatre design, technical stage operations, live sound operations.

Future opportunities

Many of our students have gone on to BA Hons Degree courses at Universities throughout the country. Other options open to students are Drama and theatre schools, HND/HNC courses and Foundation Diplomas.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 October 2016
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    • Your progression is key and we understand that you need more than just excellent results to stand out to a prospective employer or to gain a place at university. Through the support we offer and our specialised careers and employment programmes, enrichment activities and high quality teaching and learning, Gateway students consistently go on to gain places at their first choice of university, take up an apprenticeship, or find related employment to match their career aspirations.

      Whether you are taking your first steps into further education or re-taking a qualification, Gateway College offers a wide selection of vocational and academic qualifications from entry level 1 to advanced level 3 to ensure you achieve your goals. 

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      If you would like to speak to someone at Gateway about your options or to arrange a tour ring 0116 274 4500.