United Kingdom

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

Eton Avenue, London, NW3 3HY, United Kingdom

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

Prop Making

This vocational training course in professional prop making can lead to a career in all areas of the entertainment industry, including theatre, film and television, as well as window display, model animation, community arts, museum installation and replication work. Prop makers work with designers and directors from all areas of the industry, and need to be ingenious, quick-thinking, dextrous, enjoy problem-solving and have a love of materials and all things three-dimensional. On this course students will gain experience and a high level of technical competence, working with a wide-range of materials and techniques including sculpting skills, casting techniques, welding, polystyrene carving, vacuum forming, carpentry, life casting, paint finishing and texturing. They will develop skills in research, analysis, collaboration and design interpretation, as well as strong technical drawing skills, and an understanding of colour theories, working to scale, period styles and aesthetics. This course leads to the qualification of BA (Hons) Theatre Practice. For more detailed information, to see what is covered in each year of the course and to view the Course Specification document, click on the 'Course Details' heading on the following page of Central's website: http://www.cssd.ac.uk/course/prop-making-ba

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-10-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £18,950
  • EU Year 1 £9,500
  • England Year 1 £9,500
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,500
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,500
  • Wales Year 1 £9,500