There's just one month left to apply for the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre at The Lir Academy, Trinity College Dublin. The three year practice based degree in stage management and technical theatre is perfect for students who are interested in a career in professional theatre, TV and film.
The Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre Degree is not part of the CAO point’s race - check out the criteria below.
Tuition fees for EU students who have not previously studied at degree level are paid by the Irish Exchequer. The student pays a Student some of which can be covered by Local Authority grant.
The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art, is located at Trinity Technology and Enterprise Campus, Pearse Street (at Grand Canal Quay) in an exciting new building designed specifically for the range of courses on offer.
This three-year honours degree offers practice based training to students who are interested in a career in professional theatre, TV and film. It provides opportunities in specialist areas within stage management and technical theatre (e.g. sound, lighting and construction), professional placements and a major research project relevant to a student’s choice of specialism. Classes on production management, design (set, lighting, costume and sound) and managing your own freelance business will also be introduced during the final year.
Year one - Introduction Year one is designed to introduce students to practice based training in all technical departments including lighting, sound, prop making, scenic art, costume, set construction and stage management. Core skills based classes in theatre skills, theatre technologies and theatre studies will be complemented by practice based learning on in-house productions. Year two - Application Year two will see students apply the skills learned from their first year to a series of theatre and film productions, directed and designed by professional practitioners. Each student will have the opportunity to become a head of department and work alongside their peers to deliver a full production. Year Three - Advanced In year three students will undertake work placements with prominent theatre companies, festivals and industry related companies in order to further develop their chosen area of specialism. Research projects will be assigned according to the preferred career choice of each individual student.
The practical training during the degree course will be complemented with a range of classes including theatre history, principles of stage management and principles of theatre technology.
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