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This is a two year level 8 Professional Diploma in Stage Management and Technical Theatre. It is a practiced based course which means that students learn by doing.
Subjects covered include stage management, lighting, sound, prop making, film and TV, set construction (woodwork and metalwork), technical drawing, wardrobe, scenic art, make up.
The course allows students to specialise in their chosen area in year two by being head of department in at least one of The Lir's inhouse productions. Year one will ensure that each student has experience and learnings in all of the subject areas.
This course is ideal for students who have experience in working behind the scenes in school plays, youth drama productions, community theatre productions, festivals, concerts etc. and who would like a career as a theatre technician or a stage manager.
All courses require that the applicant meets the matriculation set out by Trinity College Dublin, i.e
To be offered a place in Trinity you must:
The six subjects above must include:
Further info on matriculation requirements can be found here
In addition, applicants should have six months experience in working behind the scenes either in a theatre, festival, drama group, concert etc.
Students will be asked to bring a portfolio of their work to the interview. This can include flyers, leaflets, programmes etc on the shows that they have worked on.
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