Guildhall School of Music and Drama Technical Theatre Blog

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Guildhall School of Music and Drama Technical Theatre Blog

Guildhall School of Music and Drama Technical Theatre Blog


Blogs and Videos


The Technical Theatre department runs several blogs to showcase their fascinating work across all of the different aspects of our students’ involvement in the School’s live drama and opera productions. You’ll be able to find technical tricks, prop spreads, rehearsal photos and more by visiting each one.

Stage and Costume Management

Design Realisation (Scenic Art, Scenic Construction)

Theatre Technology (stage technology, sound, lighting, video)

Prop Making


The Technical Theatre department is an exciting – and bustling – place to be. To find out more about what it’s like to be involved, we’ve put some videos below, to showcase everything from Video Projection Mapping from our new BA (Hons) Video Design for Live Performance, to a general overview of the BA (Hons) Technical Theatre from our staff and students, and videos for each pathway that you can take.

BA Video Design for Live Performance

This three year degree programme will provide you with specialist training in the rapidly-expanding field of projection and video-based arts forms. It uses state-of-the-art equipment and facilities commensurate with the latest industry developments.

BA (Hons) Technical Theatre Arts

Find out more about the programme and what’s it’s like being a part of our exciting Technical Theatre department from our students and staff.

Stage Management pathway

This pathway is all about developing your craft to professional standards in a fully professional context. By the end of the course you will bring all your skills to bear on full-scale productions, taking lead roles in managing shows from rehearsal room to final performance.

Costume Supervision pathway

Studying on this pathway you will learn how to realise a costume design from design concept to the final costume on stage. You will learn how to organise costume fittings, quick changes and how to assemble the costumes required for complex dramas and operas.