2018-2019 Catalog


This course is a practical study of the art of stage management. Techniques necessary for efficient theatre production and a conceptual overview of the rehearsal and performance process will be stressed. This course will prepare the student to work as a stage manager in any performing arts setting, including preproduction work, how to run the rehearsal process and the responsibilites of the stage manager during a performance. Finally the course will cover human behavior within a theatre organization and will help develop the student's ability to manage such an organization. Topics will include production research, planning, organization, auditions, rehearsal rules, managing rehearsals, information distribution, technical and dress rehearsals, preperformance preparation, running a show, organizational structure and human behavior.