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|QQI Award Code||5M5152 Theatre Production|
If you want a career in technical theatre, front of house, or behind the scenes in theatre, film or events, then this is the programme for you.
You will develop skills in lighting, set design and construction, live sound, stage management and front of house operations. You will explore the processes, skills and technology that underpin the production of events, theatre and film. Students on this course will have the opportunity to work in professional venues as part of this programme.
You will be able to prepare a portfolio as part of this course, including preparing for applications to specialist courses at Production Arts colleges.
Stage Management & Administration (5N1550)
Event Production (5N1374)
Theatre Studies (5N4571)
Technical Skills for Theatre (5N6047)
Production Design for Theatre (5N6205)
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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