The Director and Design

3 Months, Distance education

The Director and Design

Design is a powerful tool to create the atmosphere and style of the performance. 

At this program, you will learn how to develop a design concept for your performances. 

Emphasis is placed on general play analysis, as well as the investigation of design principles from a director’s perspective.

The course will be useful to students who are currently working as directors or those at the beginning of their career, and who wish to realize the full potential of visual effects in their works.

Flexible Timing

Study in Practice

Professional Approach

Theatre Director must know the design aspects of the performance and develop its concept on the stage of pre-production. This knowledge will help you avoid difficulties in communication with designers during production.

The course includes:

   Principles of Design
   Mood board
   Stage plan & Storyboard Sketches
   Stage Design Model & Storyboard Photos
   Stage Design Storyboarding
   Atmosphere through Lighting
   General and Spatial Composition

Objectives of the course

Z  Develop the director’s clear artistic vision of particular performance;

Z  Learn how to create a stage plan for your project and understand why the director needs it;

Z  Explore the role of a director in design;

Z  Use storyboards as special tools to understand the layout of the scene;

Z  Build a useful storyboard that will support you during the whole production process;

Z  Create a final performance storyboard book that you can present to producers and agents.

Program details:

   Level: Professional
   Program Duration: 3 months
   Program Format: Distance education
   Language: English English
   Certificate: Available

Each week, students receive distant tasks, assignments, cases for self-studies which gradually lead them to understanding of the topic and the ability to apply knowledge to the projects.

Owing to impressive learning flexibility, this program will be convenient for ambitious professionals who are constantly on the move or are looking to balance work and study to apply their skills in real-time.

The core of every program​ at NIPAI is learning by doing! Thus, at the distance course, our students will gain knowledge through practical tasks for directors that bring better understanding and technical skills in the basics of composition, stage plans, storyboarding, scale models atmosphere creation through the use of a particular design concept.

Upon successful completion of all tasks, students can receive a Certificate of Completion

WHY US?

   Professional growth
   Up-to-date knowledge
   First-hand experience
   Individual approach
   Emphasis on practical learning
   Unique method

We are proud of our students from all around the world!*

Feedback from our students:

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

“If anyone has lost touch with their body – or if you’re intrigued by Biomechanics – I would nudge you towards IUGTE. Great week of physical lab and a top notch conference!”

Daisy Badger, UK

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