Interested in a career in Stage Management? Exciting events from festivals to theatre shows all require specialist stage management skills to ensure their smooth running. This course is an opportunity to improve your employability by getting a critical insight into the stage management industry from a local, regional, national and international perspective. The BA (Hons) Stage Management course, taught at Backstage Academy in Wakefield, is designed to give you the opportunity to be successful in a competitive market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus into working in the live events Industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the stage management of festival stages, large scale events, parades, fashion shows and conferences. Backstage Academy, part of Production Park in Wakefield, is surrounded by companies serving some of the biggest names in live events. With stage design, manufacturing, and touring production facilities, clients include Muse, Coldplay, Kylie and Rihanna, together with brands such as Jaguar, Aston Martin and Monster Energy. At the University of Bolton our courses are designed to address the current and future needs of employers nationally and globally, and to enhance your lifelong career prospects. On this exciting course you’ll be given a challenging academic environment, focused on developing your full potential. The University and Backstage Academy both have longstanding links with industry professionals and employers, providing the opportunity for you to learn exactly what you need to know. Our highly qualified and experienced programme staff are keen to make the time you spend with them as academically stimulating and rewarding as possible. The staff team enjoy a well-deserved reputation for being approachable and interested in your progress. As teaching often takes place in small groups, you’ll have individual support and guidance at every stage. Backstage Academy does not have a Tier 4 licence and is therefore unable to accept international students.