The Society of British Theatre Designers

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Postgraduate Courses:
University Course Information
Edinburgh College of Art

University of Edinburgh,
74 Lauriston Pl,
Edinburgh
EH3 9DF

Phone: +44 (0)131 651 5800
Email: eca@ed.ac.uk

M.A./M.F.A. Performance Costume

The course at ECA is a glitterball of ideas and experiments, encouraging students to be innovative, individual, adaptable designers and makers, whilst being well versed in the demands of costuming for film, television, theatre and other performance arts.

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The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

62-64 Gower Street,
London
WC1E 6ED

Phone: +44 (0)20 7636 7076
Email: enquiries@rada.ac.uk

Theatre Design

The RADA Postgraduate Diploma in Theatre Design is a two year course, with three terms per year. Vocational training consists of formal teaching, practical project assignments and production roles on the Academy public productions.

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

1-2 Downside Road,
Clifton,
Bristol
BS8 2XF

Phone: +44 (0)117 973 3535
Email: enquiries@oldvic.ac.uk

MA Theatre Design

Created to challenge and inspire the next generation of theatre designers. This intensive vocational course (four terms) is aimed at post- postgraduate level students from a wide variety of design related disciplines. The course consists of formal teaching, including practical design projects supported by visiting professionals. Students design for three public productions at a variety of established venues and train alongside directors, actors and technicians in a vocational setting. Graduates leave with the skills, knowledge and confidence to build careers as professional designers .

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

1-2 Downside Road,
Clifton,
Bristol
BS8 2XF

Phone: +44 (0)117 973 3535
Email: enquiries@oldvic.ac.uk

PG Dip in Scenic Art

A comprehensive, practical course with strong industry links. Over the three intensive terms, students learn a wide range of techniques through master classes and apply their skills painting six of the school’s public productions, presented in Bristol’s professional theatres. Graduating students are equipped with the necessary skills for work in Theatre, including Opera and Ballet, Film, Television and Animation.

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Wimbledon College of Art

Merton Hall Road,
London
SW19 3QA

Phone: +44 (0)20 7514 9641
Email: info@wimbledon.arts.ac.uk

MA Digital Theatre

The course engages in contemporary ideas, innovations and transformations, in the devising and development of cutting edge performance practices.
By examining the practices that utilise the tools, methods and languages of contemporary digital culture, the course is designed for highly motivated and creative individuals who want to explore the boundaries of their professional skills through experimentation and begin to discover how to embrace the use of new technologies in their practice.

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London College of Fashion

20 John Prince’s Street,
London
W1G 0BJ

Phone: +44 (0)207 514 7400

MA Costume Design for Performance

The course aims to develop confident and experimental practitioners who will push the boundaries of the subject of costume beyond its established traditional role.

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Scenehouse

3 Craigs Road,
Corstorphine,
Edinburgh
EH12 8EH

Phone: +44 (0) 7711049946
Email: scenehouse@scenehouse.co.uk

Advanced Training in Design for Performance

Scenehouse is an international design school located in Edinburgh. We offer 8 places a year on our 6 week Summer Programme for committed and enthusiastic applicants. The design modules of the programme are pitched at a post graduate level, but we also welcome applications from mature students with a suitable transferable skill set, or working professionals who wish to broaden their practice. Study at Scenehouse is intensive and vocational. The programme has been created to equip students with the technical skills and working cultural knowledge to begin a career in theatre design. The programme is delivered by a dedicated team of practicing designers with many decades of experience between them. The programme is divided into three subject areas: Design for performance (parts 1 and 2), props making and scenic art. These can be taken as a continuous programme or accessed as individual 2 week courses. The Make and Paint courses are also open to undergraduates. Visiting lecturers from the fields of theatre, film and television complement the core teaching, as well as extensive site visits to venues where we explore production techniques and technologies.

DATES

Scenehouse MAKE  – June 27th – July 8th

Scenehouse DESIGN 1 – July 11th – July 22nd

Scenehouse DESIGN 2 – July 25th – August 5th

Scenehouse PAINT – July 9th, 10th, 23rd and 24th

We have an earlybird discount of 20% operating up until the end of April 2016.  SBTD members receive a 10% discount on classes.

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Nottingham Trent University

Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

Phone: +44 (0)115 941 8418

MA Puppetry and Digital Animation

Both courses explore the synergies and differences between puppetry, object theatre and 3D digital animation. They offer unique combinations of areas of study and are designed to appeal to a broad range of practitioners including traditional puppeteers, 3D animators and games developers. Our MA Puppetry and Digital Animation by Registered Project can be adapted to your individual studying needs.

You’ll propose your own course of study within the field of Puppetry and Digital Animation, either through the realisation of a project, through researching and writing a thesis, or a combination of these approaches.

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Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Castle Grounds,
Cathays Park,
Cardiff
Cf10 3ER

Phone: +44 (0)29 2039 1361
Email: admissions@rwcmd.ac.uk

MA Design for Performance

Specialist Pathways: Performance Design, Set Design, Costume Design, Costume Construction, Puppetry, Lighting Design, Sound Design, Scenic Art and Construction

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