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SDTN: Technical Theatre Symposium 2019


SDTN Technical Theatre Symposium 2019:
in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Monday 28th January 2019
National Theatre of Scotland,
8.30am – 5.30pm

Join us for our 5th Annual Technical Theatre Symposium where we bring together our Scottish Further and Higher Education Network Institutions and Scottish theatre industry professionals to discuss a range of technical theatre and design topics, including skills training and career pathways. This year, we are delighted to be working in partnership with the National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

The morning includes a complimentary breakfast and a choice of Professional Development Workshops at the National Theatre of Scotland production base, Rockvilla, including Hair, Make Up & Special FX with Freelance Artist Michelle Lyons, QLab for AV Design with Freelance Video Artist Jamie Wardop, Scenic Art with Gary Fry and Sound Design with award winning Sound Designer for National Theatre of Scotland Richard Price.

The afternoon begins with lunch at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Renfrew Street building, followed by a Symposium featuring spotlight guest speakers and break out sessions, with talks from Federation of Scottish Theatre, Vanishing Point and University of the West of Scotland. The day will end with a reception at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Delegates can register for the full day (CPD Workshops and Symposium Full Day) or the afternoon (Symposium Afternoon). Please note the morning session has limited capacity and Network lecturers will be given priority booking until Monday 7th January 2019.

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National Theatre of Scotland
125 Craighall Road
G4 9TL