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Stage Management and Technical Theatre: Stories

Our extensive training combines core technical skills, sound and lighting design, video, construction etc. and the full range of stage management skills, whilst focusing on your chosen specialism.

Meet Fellow and Stage Management grad Sarah Hemsley-Cole

Sarah was awarded an RWCMD Honorary Fellowship in recognition of her ongoing and generous support of the College, and her championing of the next generation of stage managers, designers and creatives, with a particular focus on supporting women.
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Working on Prague Quadrennial 2023: celebrating performance design

Design for Performance and Stage Management students were invited to Prague to work on the 2023 Prague Quadrennial, the world’s largest festival of design and performance. Stage Manager Johanna Bunyan told us more:
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Backstage pass - A term in the life of a Stage Management student

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a theatre production?
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On the big screen: #MadeInWales

With breathtaking landscapes and more castles per square mile than anywhere in the world, Wales has always been a favourite with film producers looking for epic outdoor locations.
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TV on location: #MadeInWales

If you live in Cardiff it’s not unusual to see an ambulance from Holby City Hospital parked down the next road, a Cyberman marching down the high street, or a car park full of dressing room trailers and catering vans.
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Richard Burton Company: A stage management perspective

The College’s Richard Burton Company brings together its Drama departments, with final year Acting students working alongside Design for Performance, Stage Management & Technical Theatre students, with sets made by our Scenic Construction students.
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A new life for RWCMD’s old tech

Giving our old kit a new lease of life, the College has donated some of its technical gear to local theatre company, Tin Shed Theatre Co.
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Looking after your wellbeing

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and we’ve teamed up with Student Services Manager, Kate Williams, to give you some key tips, advice and resources about how to take care of your own mental well-being.
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