Rose Bruford College, London, England
17th to 21st July 2017

Join us at Rose Bruford College for a week-long symposium examining European and British stage management practices. This week will provide a place share and learn new skills and increase your understanding of the craft of stage managing.

With a number of sessions delivered by UK based professionals and Rose Bruford College faculty we will explore a number of themes.

Our programme will include:

  • The art and function of stage management in the UK and Europe; universality within production practice
  • The language of stage management; distributed cognition, semiotics and phenomenology
  • An introduction to stage lighting and the creative use of light – led by Rose Bruford College’s programme director for lighting design, Hansjorg Schmidt, you will spend some time in our lighting labs exploring your creativity
  • International touring – Rose Bruford College alumni and international tour managers will provide insight into how to take your own shows and productions abroad, including to the UK
  • The stage manager as manager; relations and relationships
  • The art of cueing; comparative practice and notation

The week will also feature round table discussions and debates, exclusive backstage visits and tours of iconic London shows and venues, and tickets to a theatre production.

Fee: £575 / €683 (early bird booking, before 1st April 2017 £500 / €594)

Euro prices correct at 9 December 2016

Fees include:

  • Accommodation in our student housing (single occupancy, ensuite room with shared kitchen and wifi access)
  • Hot / cold lunch on campus
  • Welcome reception
  • Theatre and backstage visits
  • Theatre ticket
  • All teaching and symposium fees

Please contact Andrew Scanlan with any enquiries – [email protected]  / +44 (0) 208 308 2605


Enjoy a virtual tour of our campus and grounds