The Director and Design


The importance of visual effects in performances influenced modern professional theatre directors to pay more attention to design as a tool for creating an atmosphere and style of the performance. 

This course mostly focused on practical tasks for directors to better understand the basics of composition, scene montage, atmosphere creation through the use of a particular design concept. The practice goes in hand with some theories, textual analysis, and recommended readings. Emphasis is placed on general play analysis, as well as the investigation of design principles from a director's perspective. 


  •  Play Analysis

  •  Principles of Design

  •  Atmosphere through Lighting 

  •  Costume Design 

  •  General ans Spacial Composition 

  •  Color Palette


  • Develop the director's clear artistic vision of particular performance

  • Understanding the aspects of the role of director in design

  • Explore the importance of using set design in the performance production


online webinars, distant tasks, teacher-student interaction.

Starting Time: 

July - September

Upon successful completion of all tasks, students can receive a Certificate of Completion.  

Program Duration: 3 months  

Program Format: Online

Language: English

Certificate: Available 



This is a unique and renowned course designed specifically for those who are already practicing and feel a need for specific knowledge. The program enables you to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, tools in the specific field of theatre directing so that you could apply it immediately and reach your results 


  • gaining access on up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge

  • obtaining knowledge of a wide range of directing methodologies and practices 

  • high-class faculty and guidance 


  • studying online alongside the work 

  • accessibility to knowledge from all over the world

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