SOUND DESIGN FOR THE THEATRE: AN INTRODUCTION
Dates: 16 to 20 July 2018
Duration: one week
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Please note there are no RADA scholarships available for short courses.
A week-long course introducing elements of sound design for the stage, covering how music and sound effects are used to assist in the overall design and delivery of a production. A number of tasks throughout the week, such as recording voice, analysing scripts and creating atmospheres with sound, allow you to be creative and learn the techniques and thought processes involved with delivering a sound design. Pro Tools editing and Qlab playback software are at the core of the course.
The course is aimed at those who want to improve their knowledge of the principles of sound design with formal (although practically focused) foundation training. Ideal for people starting out on a career in sound or wanting to transfer skills from similar disciplines.
Students below the age of 17 are not normally accepted. Entrance is by written application. There is no upper age limit.
HOURS OF WORK
Classes generally take place between 10am and 5pm, from Monday to Friday. Seminars / classes are not optional. Students are expected to behave in a professional manner. Punctuality is essential; records are kept of class attendance and are taken into account when the RADA certificate is issued at the end of the course.