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Production Arts at Guildhall

The Production Arts Department at Guildhall has long been recognised as providing some of the most innovative vocational theatre, arts production and live event training anywhere in the world.

The School boasts technical and performance facilities which are among the best in the world. The teaching is practical and production-based; students work on public productions and live events with professional directors, designers and conductors participating in the creation of acclaimed dramas, musicals, operas and large-scale live events.

Guildhall costume student working backstage

Study with us

Find out more about the courses and programmes on offer at Guildhall, from undergraduate programmes in Production Arts (Costume, Design Realisation, Stage Management or Theatre Technology) and Digital Design & Production, postgraduate degrees in Collaborative Theatre Production & Design, to short courses, summer schools and training for under-18s.

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When you apply for a programme in our Production Arts department and you meet the entry requirements, you will be invited to an interview. When you interview in London at the School, you will spend a whole day with us. This gives you the opportunity to assess what the School has to offer you, as well as giving us the chance to get to know you.

Production Arts student at a sound desk

Open Days

Find out more about our BA Production Arts, BA Digital Design & Production or the MA Collaborative Theatre Production & Design and the exciting opportunities available at the School.

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Final-year students

Discover the innovative work of our graduating Production Arts students in their online profiles, from dramas and operas to major public events and collaborative projects.

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Production Arts leads to a host of transferable skills and career opportunities, with our graduates having an excellent employment rate.

Stage Managers setting out props on stage

Productions & Projects

Explore our recent productions and projects, from major live drama and opera productions in our three distinctive theatres to graduation projects, live events and productions and projects made for digital platforms,

Production Arts student in hard hat and high-vis vest walking across the tension wire grid


Read about our state-of-the-art facilities including our fully automated proscenium theatre, studio theatre with tension wire grid, scenic workshop, paintshop, props workshop, lighting workshop, technology lab, costume workshop and dye room, and student production offices.

Student operating a video camera recording on the set of Senseless

Careers & Industry

Production Arts leads to a host of transferable skills and career opportunities. Find out more about the careers of our graduates and the opportunities available in the industry.

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