This class will be taught online and you can take part from the comfort of your own home. The RCS campus is open with a limited capacity for degree students only to ensure a safe learning environment for all.

*Online booking for this course is now closed – please email us on shortcourses@rcs.ac.uk to enquire about a space.

This weekly evening online class for people aged 16+ focuses on how to create and develop contemporary performance for digital platforms. Developed as a response to the Covid-19 lockdown, it enables artists to reflect on and reimagine their practice to develop performance from home.

This course provides an opportunity for people with previous drama or directing experience to work towards a public sharing of their work for a chosen digital platform. Lead by an experienced tutor, students will develop technical and creative skills through practical workshops, group discussions and one-to-one support.

This will be a challenging and creative process which requires students to work in an autonomous and collaborative way. The weekly class will be 2 hours long and participants will be expected to undertake up to 2 hours of additional independent learning on a weekly basis to develop the work.

In order to gain the most out of this course, participants should bring a concept, stimuli or work-in-progress that they wish to explore. The development of the work will be driven by the students and informed by their ideas. The tutor will mentor and support this process to realise a new piece of live performance for digital platforms.

Please see How Does an Online Course Work? section for information about how the course will run and what you need to do in advance.

Please read our Pre-HE OnlineTeaching Policy before signing up for a course. When booking the course you will be asked to agree that you have read and understood this policy.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this course before you book it, please get in touch with us at shortcourses@rcs.ac.uk.

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