Training

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

These courses vary in their broadness of area related to painting and making.

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