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Level 3 Certificate/ Subsidiary Diploma in Production Arts - Stage Management at Andover College

Course description

For those who love theatre and want to take an active role in bringing creative ideas to life! The course offers opportunities in lighting, sound, props, set and back stage operations required for performance. The course is designed and led by teaching staff with a range of experience within the production arts and an experienced and fully qualified theatre technician. Students have access to our fully rigged, 100 seat, studio theatre, for vocational training and technical operations during performances.

Success on this course relies on commitment and communication. Responsibilities will include attending production meetings and meeting deadlines. You may be required to liaise with companies for sponsorship or funding, booking venues and equipment. You will be required to publicise shows and create budgets.

This is a ‘hands on’ course which encourages good timekeeping, communication and effective problem solving. This is a very practical course which allows realistic experience of working in a range of production scenarios; from our in-house theatre to professional theatre spaces and Theatre in Education touring productions. Study trips include backstage tours at large scale London theatres such as The National Theatre and performances of high end professional shows.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at A* - C including English~ or Merit in a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in a related subject.Interview Required: Yes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Andover College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year