Training Opportunity

Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Theatre and Live Performance) BA (Hons)

Explore all aspects of contemporary design practice for theatre and the live performance, including set and costume design; construction; digital technologies and design; lighting design and audio visual; site-specific design; puppetry; heritage installation; and design for community and education. The course is facilitated by the highly skilled team of staff and technicians who have years of professional and academic knowledge.

Key features:
You’ll have the opportunity to complete a work experience placement of up to a year in length. Dependent on the duration of your placement, you could gain an additional Diploma or Certificate in Professional Practice.
This course is a member of the Performance Design Education Collective (PDEC), and the Society of British Theatre Designers (SBTD). Through these, we are also a member of the International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT).
Our facilities promote collaboration and innovation. You’ll be working alongside artists, designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, and filmmakers.
All first-year students within the Nottingham School of Art and Design will work together on a joint project.
Study in dedicated facilities, including a studio theatre, construction and paint workshops, and large teaching spaces.
Work on live projects with industry such as The Royal National Theatre, Birmingham Opera Company, The National Trust and Nottingham Playhouse.
Go on study visits for inspiration, research, and experience, including live performances, museums and heritage and educational organisations.
Enter competitions set by organisations such as The Royal National Theatre’s Connections festival, and the Linbury Prize.
During your time here, you will be given the opportunity to showcase your work to members of the creative industries.
Opportunity to apply for a European or international exchange to one of our partner institutions, such as Ryerson University in Canada.

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