Theatre Design for 16 to 18 Year Olds

This dynamic course will enable young students to explore the process of costume design and set design for theatre performance, resulting in finished drawings and a sketch model of a set. You will learn the research techniques necessary to design a suitable setting by analysing a play's text and its characters...

Taught by: Gary Thorne.

Description

This dynamic course will enable young students to explore the process of costume design and set design for theatre performance, resulting in finished drawings and a sketch model of a set. You will learn the research techniques necessary to design a suitable setting by analysing a play's text and its characters. You will also be introduced to stage dynamics for the actor and for scenery for various theatre types. Designs will investigate value for money through innovation and creativity.

By the end of the course, students will have produced individual project books and models.

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for beginners and those preparing portfolios for further study.

Students from a wide range of disciplines are welcome.

Entry requirements: You must be at least 16 and no older than 18 years old.

Level: Beginners



Tutor information

Gary Thorne has worked as a set and costume designer for over twenty years. He is Head of Design at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). He has been a visiting lecturer at Motley Theatre Design, Central School of Speech and Drama, and Rose Bruford College. Gary is author of 'Stage Design', 'Designing Stage Costumes', and ‘Technical Drawing for the Stage’, all published by Crowood Press.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A3 Sketchbook
  • Pencil
  • Colour pencils
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Pritt Stick (glue stick)
  • Notebook.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
17/07/2017 - 21/07/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Richbell Place - WC1N Add to Basket