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17th June 2017

Open Day 17th June

The Backstage Centre is hosting a Technical Arts Open Day for young people and parents to find out more about technical and production careers and to learn more about The National College's new Professional Diploma in Technical and Production.

This event is for you if you want to work in:

  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Live Events
  • Backstage
  • Touring

The Technical Arts Open Day will inspire you to discover the career path that is right for you. You will meet leading creative industry managers and have the opportunity to meet with the Principal for the National College Creative Industries.

Learn about the new Professional Diploma in Technical and Production

You will have the opportunity to meet students studying the Professional Diploma in Technical and Production at Level 4 - a brand new course which has been designed by employers in the sector and accredited by University of the Arts London.

Any young person with an interest in enrolling as a student can submit an expression of interest here or apply now.

The day will include:

Creative Choices Live!  - Careers in Technical Arts 

A series of careers advice clinics will give you all the advice you need on where to start your creative journey. If you need more in depth detail then we will have experts from the Theatre and Music Industry who can answer your questions including:

  • What careers are available?
  • How much you could earn?
  • What are the best routes into employment for young people?
  • How should I contact people?

National College Creative Industries - Have a go taster sessions

You will have the opportunity to ‘have a go’ with our professional staff. The following taster sessions are available:

  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Projection mapping
  • Flying
  • Recording studio

Tour of The Backstage Centre

Students and parents will be given a tour of The Backstage Centre, our world-class production and rehearsal facility which has been hired by: Disclosure, Rudimental, Years and Years, Leona Lewis, TOWIE, and the makers of Guitar Hero Live.

Further details

  • Age: 14+
  • Cost: Free
  • Parking: Available free of charge       

Get In Touch

The Backstage Centre
High House Production Park
Vellacott Close
Purfleet
Essex RM19 1RJ

020 3675 6750

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