NIDA Technical Production 101, Grades 11-12

Technical Production 101, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

Develop your understanding of lighting, sound and technical effects for production. This course provides a practical introduction to the equipment, roles and production processes which allow you to understand what happens behind the scenes.

Course components

  • Explore the role of Stage Management in a theatrical production.
  • Discover a practical approach to lighting and sound operation.
  • Work with an industry professional to uncover the staging possibilities of a performance.


  • Understanding of the collaborative intersection of roles within a theatre production.
  • Application of the fundamental principles of lighting and sound for the stage.
  • Appropriate theatrical terminology in accordance to industry standards.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • 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. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Students in courses for Grades 11–12 will not be supervised during breaks and are free to leave the venue at designated break times should they wish.

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