Introduction to Prop-making
This short study course is designed to give you an introduction to the world of prop making
This short study course for people age 16+ is designed to give you an introduction to the world of prop-making for theatre and film. It is is aimed at people who have a keen interest in set and prop design and also for those who are considering applying for further study in this field. It is also suitable for those who work in amateur dramatics, school theatres or secondary art or drama teachers.
The course will give an overview of the industry as well as introduce students to basic practical skills used in prop-making.
The weekend will start with an overview of the production industry and potential career paths for those who are interested in exploring prop-making in the future.
You will then move on to working within the Royal Conservatoire’s award winning facilities in one of our state of the art workshops. Here you will learn the practical applications of prop-making and explore some of the skills involved with working within theatre and film.
By the end of the course you will have:
engaged in a series of practical projects
gained an understanding of the development of prop-making ideas
gained an understanding of the potential areas for future employment and possible career pathways
Dates: 19 January 2019 - 20 January 2019