Production Park is home to Backstage Academy which is a unique training facility created solely for the live events industry.
The degrees and short courses are very hands on, giving students a real taste of the live events industry and the Park is the ideal location for the campus.
Here, the students are surrounded by a variety of established live events businesses with a diverse range of productions and projects right on their doorstep.
The institute provides relevant, up-to-date training for the next generation of Live Events professionals so if this sounds like something you’re interested in then head over to their personal website http://www.backstage-academy.co.uk
Backstage Academy provides the best possible training for the flourishing live events industry with fantastic industry links and access to production facilities for teaching and learning.
Founded in July 2009, we have quickly earned a reputation as a centre of excellence for backstage training, specialising in degree courses, short courses and bespoke training programmes for young students, established professionals and community groups.
We are uniquely positioned right at the heart of Production Park, Europe’s leading Live Industry destination, surrounded by world-leading Live Events companies who have welcomed such clients as Jay Z, The Stone Roses, Dizzee Rascal, Lady Gaga, Robbie Williams, The BBC, ITV and Monster Energy amongst its clients.
As a privately funded organisation, we bridge the gap between industry and education, working closely with leading professionals to respond quickly to current skills shortages and write training programmes in line with specific demands.
We provide relevant, up-to-date training so that degree students get a real taste for what life is like in the backstage entertainment industry, with a focus on employability.
Our graduates have gone on to gain employment with the Jay Z world tour, the Winter Olympics, the Mumford & Sons tour, the Glastonbury site office, Leeds Festival, LS-Live, Alton Towers, Well Pleased Events and Genesis Theatre.
Students achieve brilliant employment levels and have gone on to gain employment with some stand out names!
Such as, the Jay Z world tour, the Winter Olympics, the Mumford & Sons tour, Glastonbury, Leeds Festival, LS-Live, Alton Towers, Well Pleased Events and Genesis Theatre.
The students are more than welcome to be involved in & around Production Park
They have lots of energy, enthusiasm & bring new ideas & fresh talent to our industry.
Production Park will soon be opening its doors to the talent of the future.
First of all, the day’s events will be carefully structured to ensure that all students and graduates get the most out of their visit.
They will have the opportunity to interact with a broad spectrum of:
Live events companies
Training and education providers
Are you a student, graduate or freelancer looking to discover the opportunities that exist within live touring, events and production?
Then this is especially relevant to you!