Short Courses

Who it is for: Pupils who are interested in an area of study
When: October to March, outwith school time
Where: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

We offer a range of short courses to help you explore new subjects, develop new skills and gain some insight into what it might be like to study a creative subject at college or university.

Each six-week short course takes place here at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow and is free to attend.

The range of short courses we offer are:

Understanding Your Singing Voice
If you’re interested in Music or Musical Theatre, this short course will help you identify and understand your voice type, and teach you how to choose suitable songs for auditions.

Theatre Production: Technology and Management
This short course will introduce you to the skills and techniques involved in stage production including lighting, sound and technical stage management. The course is taught by industry professionals and RCS teaching staff from the Production Management and Technology degree course who will be able to advise you on the multiple career pathways available in this exciting industry.

Introduction to Filmmaking
This short course will introduce you to the different aspects of the filmmaking process. You will develop a new, original idea, which you will then outline, shoot, direct and edit into a finished product.

Drama Skills
Ever wondered what it might be like to go to drama school? Drama Skills is a six-week course for aspiring theatre-makers which provides an introduction to all sorts of different types of theatre and explores the skills and techniques you may need to study theatre in further or higher education.

Theatre Production: Art and Design
This course gives you a practical taste of different Art and Design Production specialisms including set design, prop making, costume and scenic art. Taught by industry professionals the course will offer an introduction to these fields and an insight into possible career pathways.

‘I have thoroughly enjoyed the sessions they are informative, challenging an enjoyable’ Filmmaking pupil

For more information about these courses please check our calendar for individual dates or contact the WACI team

  0141 270 8319