Performing & Production Arts Professional Development
Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 6
Study mode Part time
Duration 33 weeks
Course enquiry form
This is a free opportunity designed for teachers and facilitators of theatre, drama, and dance to enhance their skills in production and performing arts, and to provide CPD in areas that will support the delivery of National and Higher courses and Youth Theatre/Dance Practitioners.
The course offers two strands; Production Arts and Dance, allowing you to select from a menu of workshops to support and build your unique skill set.
These monthly professional development sessions will explore a different area of production arts with content including lighting, sound, make-up artistry, costume, and prop making. Led by the highly skilled lecturing team at Performing Arts Studio Scotland, there will be an opportunity to learn techniques and familiarise yourself with software that can support your work as well as time for asking questions.
There may be an opportunity to participate online but we hope to welcome you to the Granton campus to work in our industry-standard facilities.
What you will learn
- Programming moving and colour changing lights
- Eos programming using augmented reality
- Live sound in the theatre
- Prop making
- Set model box making
- Makeup techniques
- Makeup special effects
- Generating and shaping choreographic material.
- Skills and techniques relevant to creating choreography
- Nurturing creativity in young dance makers.
The content of the CPD workshops will be applicable to dance styles from across genres and will also help to instill in your pupils the importance of developing their own choreographic voice.
How the course is assessed
- Ongoing attendance at workshop sessions either online or in person
Number of days per week
Fridays 1:30-3:30 on the following dates:
31/10/22 - Programming moving & colour changing lights
14/11/22 - Set model Box Making
28/11/22- Basic Make-Up Techniques
12/12/22 - Dance skills and techniques for creativity
16/1/23 - Basic Make-Up Techniques Continued
30/1/23 - Dance, nurturing creativity in young dance makers
20/2/23 - EOS Programming using augmented reality
6/3/23 - Make-Up Special Effects
20/3/23 - Dance generating choreographic material with young dance makers
17/4/23 - Make-up special effects continued
1/5/23 - Live sound in the theatre
15/5/23 - Shaping choreographic material with young dance makers
29/5/23 - Prop making
12/6/23 - skills building
- An interest in developing your skill set in one or more of the areas of production arts, make-up artistry, and dance.
Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements
Apply online, no interview required.
For further enquiries contact Curriculum Team Manager for Performing Arts:
|Campus||Study mode||Start date||Duration|
|OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus||Part time||24/10/22||33 Weeks|
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