Training Opportunity

Technical Theatre HND

Technical Theatre is a creative and innovative course that will teach you behind-the-scenes of the theatre and live events industry.

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) has exceptional, professional standard, facilities including a studio theatre that seats up to 128 people as well as dance, acting and aerial studios.

Technical Theatre students will have access to professional studios where they will bring their set/lighting/sound designs to life and will learn skills in stage lighting, sound, stage management, props and set construction. Upon completion, you will be qualified for further study at the university level or direct entry into the industry.

In your first year, explore your creative potential and discover backstage theatre disciplines such as; stage management, props sourcing, scenic painting, professional development, stage sound and lighting operation. You will complete a practical work placement in industry, with a company of your choosing, and you will be able to utilise our established industry connections to aid your decision. You will gain essential experience in working environments and make crucial connections with industry professionals.

Advancing onto your second year you will discover dynamic skills in advanced stage management, advanced lighting, advanced sound, audiovisual studies and prop making. You will oversee and manage the technical departments during PASS theatre shows and mentor the year one students on productions.

A qualification in Technical Theatre and Production Arts opens the doors to many different career opportunities within the theatre, events as well as related industries such as live events, outdoor events, live music, conferences, cruises, film and television.

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