Throughout the course students will be encouraged to keep a visual diary, develop a portfolio and build professional connections.
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Applicans must possess a first degree or other qualification in a relevant subject or previous practical understanding of the discipline. Candidates must have complete fluency in the English language. The minimum age for admission is 18.
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This four term course runs in association with the Royal Opera House and the National Theatre.
Throughout the course students will be encouraged to keep a visual diary, develop a portfolio and build professional connections. In the final term at RADA, students' project work will be exhibited in the ‘Technical Tree’ giving them the opportunity to talk about their work with an invited group of industry contacts.
The training covers:
- Role of Scenic Artist on RADA productions
- Scenic interpretation and sampling
- Life drawing
- Spray techniques
- Scenic drawing
- Light and shadows
- Trompe l’oeil
- Perspective drawing
- Principles of geometry
- Orders of architecture
- Scenic carving using polystyrene
- Clothwork including architectural and portrait
- Up to six weeks professional attachment with company or practitioner
This course leads to the award of a postgraduate diploma in Scenic Art.