You, Your Audition and What Happens Now

November 27th, 2020

You’ve submitted your audition recording and want to know what happens next. Read on as we answer some of the most common questions we receive including: how do I know the outcome of my audition? When will I hear from the RCS? How do I make a decision? When will I hear and what does

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Music Audition Week: Spotlight on Head of Artistic Planning

November 27th, 2020

Where are you? I’m at home in Ayrshire working on our future projects for Term 2 and beyond.  I live with my partner and my two adorable puppies, Winston and Wilbur.  I’ve been so thankful to be able to be in RCS throughout Term 1 working and seeing the students in action.   How are

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4 Ways to Find Funding for Music Courses

November 27th, 2020

For some students, getting funding for study is easy.  Most UK students can access the student loan system and even some students from overseas can apply for a loan to study in Scotland.  However, for others, it is not that straight forward.  If you want to come to RCS to study but you know that

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Glasgow’s Theatrical Connections

November 26th, 2020

From the traditional to the controversial, Shakespeare to pantomime, Glasgow has a rich history of theatre and countless theatrical connections. With Edinburgh and its festivals just a short trip away, an envious collection of theatrical venues and theatre companies within its bounds, and uniquely Glaswegian audiences, this really is a city of and for theatre

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A letter to you

November 25th, 2020

Fourth year Contemporary Performance Practice student Maria J. Monteiro has written a letter to people who are thinking about applying to RCS to study this distinctive performance course. This epistle talks through her personal experience of her studies and her reflections as she prepares to graduate in 2021.

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Rehearsing The Bacchae during a pandemic

November 20th, 2020

Back in March, when the world went into lockdown, our students found themselves in unfamiliar waters. They had packed up their instruments, equipment, costumes and props and headed home to begin producing, rehearsing and creating work from isolation. They swapped the bright lights of the stage for their living room and the audience for their

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Technical Theatre Training in the UK

November 20th, 2020

Technical theatre is the term used to describe the roles undertaken ‘backstage’ in the creation of a stage performance but within this there are a multitude of specialist careers.  Managers, technicians, designers and creative artists with an enormously diverse range of skills and experiences are involved and all of them will have had their own

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Introduction to Actor Training: A student’s perspective

November 17th, 2020

I’m John, an actor-in-training, from Thurso! I took the Introduction to Actor Training course (ITAT) whilst I was in my second year at college and I was incredibly fortunate to start my actor training on RCS’s BA Acting programme the following year. I’m now in my third and final year. A little bit about Introduction

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A taster of the BA Production Technology and Management course

November 17th, 2020

Hello! My name is Stuart Henderson and I am currently a 3rd year Production, Technology and Management student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland specialising in Sound.  Here’s a short insight into my journey at RCS. Audition Process The audition process for BA Production, Technology and Management is a stringent, yet effective one. Before the

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