BA (Hons) BA (Hons) Technical & Theatre Production - BA (Hons) Degree
Queen\'s Gardens, Hull, HU1 3DG
Tel: 01482 329943
Course Leader Performing Arts (Technical Theatre): Andy Brady
(Full Time 3 year programme)
You will develop skills in a variety of different fields such as lighting, sound, scenic design and stage management. Our highly experienced staff will guide you and support your development towards your chosen area within technical theatre.
The course is key within the performing arts community in the college and this allows for a great deal of practical application for you as a student. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside a great deal of different performance styles, as well as developing your own productions and projects. Alongside the many practical opportunities, you will develop your academic skills and your understanding of the field of study to prepare you for this diverse industry. You will develop skills in rigging, maintenance, programming, operation of the various technical elements (including lighting, visuals and sound), construction and development of scenic elements and stage props, applying this knowledge to live productions. Second year students focus on the practical application of the creative elements in scenic, lighting and sound design for the theatre. In the final year you will be given the opportunity to explore your career path and develop your knowledge of the industry. You will take part in projects that explore innovative applications of technical skills and the relationship and influence that technology has with performance. You will be given the opportunity to complete additional qualifications such as your IPAF (vertical platform) license and work on placements with companies such as Status Theatre Company and Hull Truck Theatre Company.You will be prepared for progression into this diverse industry in areas such as technical operation, stage management and theatre design. Some students decide to form their own production companies, become professional technicians or enter the educational sector. Careers advice is given by visiting lecturers, designers, college staff, and other professional practitioners working within the industry.