Technical Theatre

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


This course has been designed to offer you a practical, hands-on experience which covers basic skills in all theatre production areas from stage management, props, and lighting and sound, to set and costume design and construction.

You will have the opportunity to work as an assistant on public performances in our purpose-built studio theatre which develops a deeper understanding of production terminology and state of the art equipment.

You will study: Technical theatre in context; Stage lighting operations; Stage sound operations; Production operations; Stage management operations; Workshop skills; Theatre wardrobe services; Prop making; Theatrical design; Model set construction; Production work; The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5. You must have experience in one years experience in a production role. You must attend for interview and bring a portfolio.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND or degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts and Technical Theatre

SCQF Level



Career Area

Performing Arts