Course Description

The course is aimed at those who want to improve their knowledge of the principles of sound design. It is ideal for people starting out on a career in sound or wanting to transfer skills from similar disciplines.

The course offers students the necessary tools and experience for success in sound design and engineering in all areas of the theatre and entertainment industry

    1. Introduction

    1. Developing Contents

    1. Practical Knowledge

    1. Recommended Textbooks:

    2. (1) Physical Theatre and History of Theatre in Nigeria

    3. (2) The Collaborative Arts

    4. (3) Elements of sound design for the Stage

    5. (4) The importance of the sound department during a theatre production.

    6. (5) Health and Safety Measure and Risk Management

    7. (6) Practical Aspects of Sound Design

    8. (7) Creative Aspect of Sound Design

    9. (8) Technical Aspect of Sound Design

    10. (9) The roles of Sound Designer, Sound Engineer and Sound Technician or Operator

    11. (10) Understanding relevant PC Software

    12. (11) Understanding Relevant Equipment

    13. (12) Producing Sound Designs - Recording and Editing

    14. (13) Communicating with the Director and Actors

    15. (14) Working with relevant departments (Lighting, Costume)

    16. (15) Preparing for Rehearsals & the Technical Rehearsal

    17. (16) Teamwork

    1. CONCEPT OF SOUND DESIGN

    2. OBJECTIVES OF SOUND PERSONNEL

    3. ELEMENTS OF SOUND DESIGN

    4. PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION IN SOUND DESIGN

    5. THE TOOLS OF SOUND DESIGN

    6. ELECTRICAL THEORY AND PRACTICE

    7. SOUND EQUIPMENT

    8. SOUND EQUIPMENT HANDLING AND MAINTENANCE

    9. PREPARING FOR REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCE

About this course

  • Free
  • 29 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

Course Covers

  • Introduction to the role

  • Understanding the importance of Sound Design for stage

  • Understanding the practical, creative and technical aspect of Sound Design

  • Learning the roles of the Sound Designer, Sound Engineer and Sound Operator or Technician

  • Introduction to PC software and relevant equipment

  • Recording and editing

Instructor(s)

Saheed Bello

Consultant Instructor

Duro Oni

Consultant Instructor