Bruford Backstage Experience 2018

We're offering a unique opportunity for you to join students, from our School of Design, Management and Technical Arts, for a rare insight into the work of a production team as they prepare for a performance at Stratford Circus Arts Centre.

Date: Saturday 24 March - Assassins 2.30
Location: Stratford Circus Arts Centre
Time: 11am to 2pm (you also have the option of booking a free ticket to see a production of Assassins from 2.30pm) 

Come and find out more about careers in:
Sound for live events
Lighting and video technology for live events
Lighting design
Spatial, set and costume design
Prop making, scenic painting and set construction
Costume making and managing the wardrobe department
Stage and events management

You will get a chance to see how our students go about putting a professional-scale theatre production together, and learn more about the exciting careers available in the rapidly growing theatre and live events industries. The experience includes a backstage tour of Stratford Circus, Q&A session with students and a free ticket to see a performance.

Schedule of the Day:

11am to 11.15am          
Arrival – attendees to meet in the foyer of Stratford Circus

11.15am to 12.30pm    
Talk on the backstage career opportunities in the theatre and live events industries, and Q&A session with current Rose Bruford College students.

12.30 to 1pm               
Backstage tour of the theatre

1pm to 2pm                 
Attendees welcome to use the meeting room

Performance of Assassins (optional – free tickets available for attendees)


 Terms and Conditions

  • This event is suitable for persons aged 17+
  • Places are offered on a first come first served basis 
  • Participants will need to make their own arrangements for travel, accommodation and food