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Summer school

We are thrilled to announce our YPPA Summer Schools are open for booking!

Our exciting summer schools are suitable for both beginners and those who want to further develop their skills in production arts.

Design for Performance pathway and Technical Theatre pathway (Suitable for ages 14-18)

Explore the skills and processes production teams undergo in an exciting four-day immersive project.

Working within one of two specialist pathways, and as a collaborative team, you’ll learn how to bring the world of a production to life. Our specialist tutors will help you build your skills and discover new ones in preparation of a public presentation of your work on the final day in one of RWCMD’s performance venues.

A wonderful opportunity for anyone who is interested in learning some of the skills required for careers in: Theatre and Film Set Design, Costume Design, Art & Design, Illustration, Puppet/Prop Making, Fashion, Lighting Design, Sound Design or Stage Management.

Design Workshops include; developing design concepts, prop making, costume, scenic art, technical drawing & presentation skills.

Technical Theatre Workshops include; lighting design and operation, sound design, special effects and stage management skills.

Dates: Tuesday 23rd – Friday 26th July 2024

Times: 10am – 4pm

Cost: £150

Exploring Backstage Summer Camp (Suitable for ages 11-13)

Want to have a go at making a prop, or get your hands on a lighting desk? How about designing a costume or making sound effects? Our three-day summer camp will give you the opportunity to build your backstage skills and discover new ones in a creative, fun and supportive atmosphere. Your work will then be on display for a public presentation on your final day in one of RWCMD’s performance venues!

Workshops will include; prop making, set and costume design, lighting design and sound effects.

Dates: Tuesday 23rd – Thursday 25th July 2024

Times: 10am – 4pm

Cost: £115

YPPA is supported by Bad Wolf

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