|| DR33320 |
|| STAGE AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT PRACTICE |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Mr David W Kendell |
|| Available semesters 1 and 2 |
|| DR24310 OR DR24710 |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || Tutorial. 4 x 1-hour seminars and an allocation to a third year Departmental production as either Production, Stage, Deputy Stage or Assistant Stage Manager |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment|| Practical Assignment ||100%|
Typically, on successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate an increased understanding of the working practices of the Stage Management team.
Employ a constructive, imaginative and creative response to the director''''s aims and guidelines.
Reflect critically on their acquisition of specialist skills.
Advance their interpersonal and teamwork skills.
To apply the skills and methodology outlined in DR24310 or DR24710 by working as a member of the stage management team on an intensive practical project under the guidance and directorship of an experienced theatre practitioner.
To learn how to respond to direction from both the staff director and members of the stage management team; and to work constructively, both 'inside' and 'outside' the rehearsal room, within the guidelines and given circumstances, towards the collective presentation of the project in performance.
To keep an analytic record of work undertaken in the form of a working notebook and appropriate production paperwork.
The course is practically based and demands an intensive commitment during the rehearsal, performance and post-production periods.
For information on due dates for submission of assessed work, please refer
to the departmental web pages at http://www.aber.ac.uk/tfts/duedates.shtml
** Essential Reading
Reid, Francis The Staging Handbook
Bond, Daniel Stage Management - The Gentle Art
Menear, Hawkins Stage Management and Theatre Administration
The Department has a supplementary booklet recommending reading lists for all practical modules.
This will also depend on the production project assigned. The staff directors and stage management tutor on a project-to-project basis will provide a detailed bibliography and suggest appropriate areas of research.
Recommended Secondary Reading
This module is at CQFW Level 6