Course Description

Course Name

Theatre Technology

Session: VDNS3121

Hours & Credits

18 Credit Points

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


An introduction to the technology of theatre, including lighting, the operation of audio technology and stage management.

The Theatre Studies weekly Lunchtime Theatre programme provides students with a practical opportunity to participate in a theatre production as members of the technical and front-of-house crew.

Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete the subject will gain an appreciation of how to manage backstage tasks and roles in performance. Students will acquire practical skills in organising and fulfilling a range of technical and production tasks required for the staging of theatrical performances.

Course Structure: There will be two 3-hour practical workshops each week, plus additional time outside of class for rehearsals and performances

Textbooks: Text books are not required for this paper.

*Course content subject to change