The Drama UK (formerly NCDT) accredited Scenic Arts programme is designed to equip graduates with a range of theatre craft skills including prop making, scenery building and scenic painting. You will emerge from the programme with a forward-looking professional knowledge of the technical arts that support all types of performance, based on traditional experience and practice as well as modern materials and emerging technologies. Your skills will enable you to pursue a rewarding career in performance and media industries including theatre, film, television, museum displays, and themed attractions. During the programme, your base will be the Masefield Workshop, which boasts 230sq. metres of construction space for wood and metal work and includes a paint frame, specialist fibreglass and plaster room, two props workshops and AutoCAD facilities. You will be taught by professional staff with wide-ranging experience in the industry and you will have the opportunity to collaborate with students studying other production disciplines to create fully mounted performances. Activities range from building and painting scenery and making props for the College’s productions to individual projects that include complex manufacturing techniques in prop making and scenic painting. You will get the opportunity to go on placement in industry. To find out more about our Open Days click here Like our Facebook page for updates from the programme here: http://www.facebook.com/scenicarts
A-Levels, BTEC or equivalent. All applicants are invited for interview (portfolio required). See Admissions information for more details.
How to Apply
Please apply through UCAS:Institution code name: RoseInstitution application code: R51Programme code: W4W7
Graduates have gone on to work as freelance scenic painters, prop makers and carpenters, as well as working for scenery construction companies and service providers, for theatre, film, television, entertainment and corporate events, dance and opera. Students will have a work placement in the industry for at least 6 weeks in the second year.*Drama UK Accredited