Why choose this course?
- Carry out stage management roles on real productions and events
- Learn a wide range of management skills and liaise with industry professionals
96* UCAS points
*In exceptional circumstances the College may take a lower offer, based on prior experience or potential demonstrated at interview.
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Whether you are interested in managing people and events, or working closely with actors, writers and directors to develop new and exciting projects, our Stage Management course will equip you with the skills to pursue a successful career. Stage management is about coordinating a range of disciplines through the production process, enabling your team to produce its best possible work.
We aim to develop your passion for live performance and introduce you to the wide range of career pathways available to the 21st Century Stage Manager, such as festivals, music events and theatre.
Adaptable and creative practitioners, our graduates have gone on to work in a wide range of fields: theatre, dance, opera, television and corporate events. They have also moved into sound and video for live performance alongside arts and venue management roles.
• Chloe Brown, Event Producer, Premier (an integrated creative communications agency specialising in the entertainment, arts and culture industry.)
• Jack Conway Stage Manager, Blue Man Group International Tour
• Linnea Gronning, Tour Co-ordinator, Jasmin Vardimon Company
• Jordan Noble-Davies, Stage Manager, The Book of Mormon
• Roshni Savjani General Manager, Birmingham Stage Company
• Matt Simmonds Crew Chief, Pirate Crew
Students can visit a range of universities, theatres and companies for work placements and study exchange, including through the Erasmus grant scheme in Europe and our partner universities in the USA.
Following the granting of Taught Degree Awarded Powers, students joining us in September 2017 will be registered on a Rose Bruford College award, and will be governed by Rose Bruford College regulations.
Applications are still open for this programme for 2017 entry. Whilst UCAS will categorise your application as ‘late’ you are still likely to be offered an interview.
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There is the opportunity for international students to study this programme as part of a semester or year abroad. Please click here for full details.
For this course International Students (non UK/EU) are eligible for a bursary of £2,000. Please enquire when you apply.
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Please click here to view the Equipment List for this programme, which provides an indication of additional costs relating to the course.
As part of this programme you will share classes and projects with students from other programmes from the School of Design, Management and Technical Arts to learn about the performance, arts and events industries and how to use experimentation, enquiry and creative research in your work, and prepare to build a successful career.
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Recent visiting professional tutors have included:
Production Manager, National Theatre Wales
Production Manager, New Vic Theatre, Stoke
Events Manager, Cue2Cue
Freelance Company Manager
Freelance Stage Manager