NMIT's courses aim to meet the needs of the live theatre production industry with specific training that prepares technicians capable of working proficiently over a wide range of theatre disciplines.
These disciplines include:
- theatre lighting
- stage/event management
- visions systems
- theatre sound
Studying live production at NMIT provides you with the networking advantages of one of Australia’s largest providers of contemporary music, sound and screen production education.
Your studies will allow you to create work contacts within a vast student body as well as foster direct links with music and theatre industry personnel.
The Performing Arts department also includes students enrolled in the areas of:
Interaction between these student groups is encouraged via projects and timetabled events throughout the various programs.
Available Courses (4)
The Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations) provides training for applicants to work in the theatre industry as specialists in the live entertainment fields, in a wide range of theatre disciplines. These disciplines include theatre lighting, stage/event management, visions systems and theatre sound.
Get on the pathway to a career in sound production. If you want to work in the recording and sound production industry, NMIT’s Certificate IV in Sound Production will give you the knowledge and skills to start your sound career. NMIT’s staff to student, and technology to student ratio is second to none and a significant proportion of your study will be working together in practical ‘hands-on’ sound production situations.
The Diploma of Sound Production is for students who wish to work in the field of sound production with a specialisation in producing electronic music and sound design for commercial release, live performance, theatre, film and television. Students will be involved in the creation, recording, arrangement, mixing and management of music and sound design projects. This course is for DJs, composers, sound designers and/or sound producers with an interest in electronic or non-traditional instruments using specialist music production software and music technology, and caters for artists working in smaller high quality studios, utilising specialised music technology.
Foundation (Ignition Theatre)
This program comprises the Ignition Theatre stream of the Certificate I in Work Education. The Certificate I in Work Education is suitable for students with disabilities particularly those with individual learning needs. Areas covered may involve personal goals, such as: job choice, literacy, numeracy, practical placement experiences and vocational studies, which includes performance, set design and construction, staging and production.