BA (Hons) Design for Performance

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Key Features

  • Studio based training in the theory and practice of performance-related design
  • Tuition and supervision from an established team of experienced industry practitioners
  • Close collaboration with actors, stage managers, technicians and directors under professional working conditions
  • Series of practical workshop modules covering a full range of core technical skills including model making, technical drawing, scene painting and costume construction
  • Masterclasses with visiting professionals from around the world
  • Advanced skills classes, conceptual projects and performance-based work allowing students to focus on particular areas of interest
  • Field trips, lectures and seminars covering important developments in the history of theatre, art, architecture, design and costume
  • Opportunities to gain significant practical experience within the College’s wide ranging performance and events programme, which includes drama, opera and musical theatre
  • Professional work placement opportunities with companies such as Royal Opera House, Wildworks, Wild Creations, BBC (Doctor Who and Sherlock) Welsh National Opera and National Theatre Wales   
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively on large-scale, site-specific puppet performances
  • Final year exhibition in Cardiff and London for an invited audience of potential employers

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Validated by the University of South Wales.