Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

Course Introduction

Course covers techniques in making props, organisational and managerial skills and how to control a budget; training provides skills required to take on role of property maker on Academy's public productions, where students work with professional directors and designers; at the end of the course all students show their work in a graduating exhibition attended by industry based professionals.

Course Modules

Stage carpentry; practical sessions in fibreglass, woodturning, furniture making and upholstery; fake food preparation; technical and perspective drawing; visits to prop hire companies; polystyrene carving; welding; shell mould project; rubber mould techniques; up to 6 weeks professional attachment.

Course Additional Entry

1st degree in art or related subject; other subject areas considered as well as other relevant practical or professional experience; all applicants interviewed when portfolio of work required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £17,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £6,333  Academic year. First year home fees