1 Year Full-Time
Mountview’s one-year Diploma in Stage and Production Management enables experienced students and practitioners to gain an advanced qualification and enhance their employability.
Students on this course experience the challenge of a fast-paced production environment, working on a broad range of projects while developing theoretical, creative, critical thinking and practical skills.
The Diploma is a great opportunity for those with existing experience to gain a formal qualification in Stage and Production Management. For applicants currently working in the industry, it also offers the chance to advance their skills, expand their network of contacts, and progress on to the next stage of their career.
Graduates enter a strong network of successful professionals working in lighting, sound and technical production. Their work spans large-scale national, West End and regional theatres, international touring productions, festivals and events, as well as TV, film and media companies.
Production Arts graduates have gone on to work with a diverse range of companies including the National Theatre, Secret Cinema, Hamilton, Mamma Mia and Matilda the Musical.
Read about freelancing as a Production Arts student here.
Course Leader and Guest Practitioners
Our resident team of tutors for this course are supported by industry professionals who work alongside the students on productions. Previous guest tutors have included professionals from:
- The Globe
- The National Theatre
This is a one-year full-time vocational course and is ideal for students who wish to develop their experience and skills in management, theatre production arts or technical theatre through practical work in professional theatre environments.
The course is delivered through:
- Collaborative and independent project work
- Regular appraisals that examine learning methods and set objectives
- Self-directed study
- Practical experience in diverse performance environments, including plays, showcases, site specific projects, large scale musicals and film
Students also undertake work placements with external organisations, allowing them to develop a network of professional contacts and gain valuable experience. Previous placement destinations have included Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Globe, Wiltons Music Hall, National Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Park Theatre and the Barbican.
Students are given integral roles on both Mountview productions and professional placements. This provides excellent opportunities to showcase skills, gain important industry contacts and develop personal networks, all of which are key to your career progression.