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. Consent/Information Sharing Policy

    2. How to use this course

    3. Pre-Training Assessment

    1. Stage Lighting

    2. Qualities / Properties of Light

    3. Aims / Functions of Lighting

    4. History of Stage Lighting

    1. Lighting Instruments

    2. The Plano-Convex Spotlight

    3. The Ellipsoidal Reflector Spotlight:

    4. Fresnel Spotlights

    5. Flood Lights

    6. Cyclorama Lights

    7. Strip Lights

    8. Beam Lights

    9. Follow Spots

    10. Effect Projectors

    11. Automated Lights

    1. Dimmers And Control Equipment

    2. Resistance dimmers

    3. Auto Transformer Dimmers

    4. Silicon Controlled Dimmers (Scr)

    1. Procedure For Lighting Design

    2. Assessment

    3. Advanced Lighting Course

    1. Welcome to Art Business & Entrepreneurship

About this course

  • Free
  • 80 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content

Course Covers

  • The importance of Sound Design for stage

  • The collaborative aspects of theatre.

  • The importance of the light designer in the theatre making process

  • How to develop a solid foundation in health and safety management


Duro Oni

Consultant Instructor

Sola Fosudo

Consultant Instructor

Sola hails from Lagos State. He was trained as a dramatist at Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Ibadan where he obtained a Master of Art degree in drama. He has featured and directed several Nigerian films. He is the head of the Department of Theatre Art, Lagos State University and the university's director of information.