NIDA Online: The Art of Set Design

Online Set

Adults (16+)

Level: Beginner

Design for performance is a creative and technical art form which illuminates a production and communicates layers of meaning for an audience. Both challenging and satisfying, it requires a diverse array of skills and the ability to collaborate. In these short online courses, you will be introduced to the world of design by a specialist NIDA tutor.

Gain an insight into the role of set design and spatial exploration within the broader production process. Learn how to extract creative information from a dramaturgical source, expand your artistic influences through research and create a simple set design. Consider the world you wish to create. Explore theme and concept, the visual style and design detail and discover the process of realising your design as part of a creative team.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of the collaborative nature of the design process
  • Exposure to the storytelling potential of design
  • Ability to extract dramaturgical information from dramatic sources
  • Ability to imagine and articulate design concepts

Resources Required to Participate

  • Desktop, laptop or mobile with microphone and webcam
  • Internet connection
  • Stationery: paper, pencils, basic art materials

Time Commitment

  • Face to face via Zoom: 4 × 2.5 hour sessions
  • Self-directed learning: 1 hour writing/research activity between each session

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses, even when working from home. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
$285 Limited inc GST
NIDA Online: The Art of Set Design

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