Training

The following list gives current courses in scenic art.
This list is not definitive so please contact us if there is something missing or if you have a specialist course to recommend.

Some of these courses are design-led with opportunities for scenic art, others are more scenic-focussed.

BA DEGREE COURSES

CENTAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA: Scenic Painting for Stage and Screen LONDON
https://www.cssd.ac.uk/courses/scenic-painting-stage-and-screen-ba 

 

ROSE BRUFORD: Construction, Props and Painting LONDON
https://www.bruford.ac.uk/courses/scenic-arts-construction-props-painting-ba-hons/ 

 

MOUNTVIEW: Scenic Art and Prop Making LONDON
https://www.mountview.org.uk/courses/course/fda-scenic-art-prop-making/ 

 

GUILDHALL: Production Arts (Design Realisation pathway) LONDON

https://www.gsmd.ac.uk/production_arts/programmes/ba_hons_production_arts/design_realisation_pathway/ 

 

ROYAL CONSERVATOIRE of SCOTLAND: Production Arts and Design SCOTLAND
https://www.rcs.ac.uk/courses/ba-production-arts-design/ 

 

RADA: Technical Theatre and Stage Management LONDON
https://rada.ac.uk/courses/foundation-degree-technical-theatre-stage-management/ 

 

NOTTINGHAM TRENT: Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Theatre and Live Performance) NOTTINGHAM

https://www.ntu.ac.uk/course/art-and-design/ug/ba-hons-design-for-theatre-and-live-performance
 

ROYAL WELSH SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND DRAMA: Design for Performance CARDIFF

https://www.rwcmd.ac.uk/study/design-performance

 

WIMBLEDON COLLEGE OF ARTS: Theatre Design LONDON

https://www.arts.ac.uk/subjects/performance-and-design-for-theatre-and-screen/undergraduate/ba-hons-theatre-design-wimbledon#course-summary

 

UCA ROCHESTER: Design for Theatre and Screen ROCHESTER

https://www.uca.ac.uk/study/courses/ba-design-for-theatre-screen/

 

LIPA: Theatre and Performance Design LIVERPOOL

https://lipa.ac.uk/courses/theatre-and-performance-design-ba


 

MA DEGREE COURSES

 

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School BRISTOL
https://www.oldvic.ac.uk/course/scenic-art-ma/

 

FOUNDATION COURSES

Mountview: Scenic Art and Prop Making LONDON (one year progression from FdA course)
https://www.mountview.org.uk/courses/course/fda-scenic-art-prop-making/ 

 

RADA: Technical Theatre and Stage Management LONDON (one year progression from FdA course)

https://www.rada.ac.uk/courses/foundation-degree-technical-theatre-stage-management/ 

 

APPRENTICESHIPS 

https://www.roh.org.uk/learning/young-people/apprenticeships/the-scheme 

The National Theatre also offers an apprenticeship in scenic art, keep an eye on their website.

 

SHORT COURSES

RADA: https://www.rada.ac.uk/short-courses/scenic-art-theatre/ 

DAP STUDIOS: http://www.scenicpainters.com/Our_Courses.html 
CENTRAL SCHOOL of SPEECH AND DRAMA: https://www.cssd.ac.uk/short-courses/online-short-courses/scenic-arts-introduction-online  (ONLINE)

 

SPECIALIST COURSES:

Signwriting:
Joby Carter: https://www.carterssteamfair.co.uk/learning/ (instagram: @joby.carter @carterssteamfair)


 

ONLINE COURSES

SCENIC PAINTERS: https://scenic-painters.thinkific.com/ 

CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA: https://www.cssd.ac.uk/short-courses/online-short-courses/scenic-arts-introduction-online
 

ONLINE RESOURCES:

Behind the Scenics:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCDp3ek1KsyJQtq8u2lb2dQ 

 

Lots of Production Arts courses at BTEC level will offer an element of scenic art.

 

FURTHER AFIELD 


PIERRE FINKELSTEIN www.fauxbrushes.com/pages/training NEW YORK

JULLIARD SCHOOL: https://www.juilliard.edu/school/working-juilliard/professional-apprentice-program/apprentice-program-overview NEW YORK


VAN DER KELEN https://vanderkelen.com/gb/program/ BRUSSELS