What can you do in two days at RCS?

Binge watch a boxset, learn a Beyoncé dance routine, fly from Glasgow to New Zealand. Here at the Royal Conservatoire, you’ll see a lot can happen in two days”¦

There really is nowhere else like RCS. From the second you step inside Scotland’s national conservatoire, it’s hard not to be swept up by the energy and passion for the performing arts.

Here, students take on undergraduate and postgraduate study, spending anywhere from one year to six years completing their programmes. But did you know that you can spend as little as two days at RCS and walk away with new skills, insight into the creative industries and potentially be inspired to take a whole new career path.

Through RCS Short Courses, you can study everything from Pyrotechnics Awareness to Mindful Musician learning from professional musicians, performers and artists and accessing the same facilities as the undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Choose to study a short course and you will learn at one of the world’s top conservatoires for performing arts. You’ll also explore a new skill, progress your career, meet people with the same interests and create a new network.

So what can you do in two days?

Create a standout ‘self-tape’ to be spotted by casting agents and directors.

Student sitting with a camera, filming another student who is acting


Get hands-on experience using state-of-the-art sound systems in professional performance venues

Student sitting behind a sound desk

Learn how to create stage-worthy fight scenes ”¦ whilst keeping everyone safe!

Find out exactly what it takes to stage-manage a production

Focus your creative energy in practice and performance using the unique principles of the Alexander Technique

Our short courses for adults start at age 16+, with the majority running over two days at the weekend or evenings.

Perform, play, make or manufacture with our short courses across drama, music and production, you can.

View all of the two-day short courses on offer and book your place at rcs.ac.uk/shortstudy

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