Technical Theatre

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Broadwood Campus, Kirkintilloch Campus, Coatbridge Campus, Hamilton Campus


The HNC Technical Theatre course at New College Lanarkshire will provide you with hands-on experience in the disciplines of technical theatre through practical and production based teaching. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of technical roles across our three college theatre spaces as well as external professional performance venues. The college produces an average of 17 public productions per academic year, allowing students to gain experience of a variety of production types, from musical theatre, acting, dance and a professional pantomime. Delivered by highly accomplished, professional theatre practitioners, this course is an excellent opportunity to gain or improve your technical skills in preparation for moving into work or to further training. The course also offers students the opportunity to gain experience in professional, working theatres through placement and workshops.

Entry Requirements

Higher English and/or Drama are recommended but not essential. Successful applicants will be asked to attend a short interview. Although some experience in technical theatre or related is preferable, applications are welcome from anyone with a keen interest in all aspects of stage, screen and radio production.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts