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    Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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THTR 145 - Stage Management

Number of Credits: 3
Stage Management offers students an intensive introduction to the role of a professional Stage Manager during pre-production, blocking rehearsals, technical rehearsals and when running a show. This class explores Stage Management through script analysis, communication techniques, collaboration techniques, generating and implementing necessary paperwork, and stage management exercises (Fall Term Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): exemption/completion of ENG 001 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Evaluate how to serve as a Stage Manager or Assistant Stage Manager for a college or professional production. (GE1,4, PG3,5)
  2. Apply Stage Management techniques and duties as they apply to professional , non-professional, community and educational theatre. (GE2,4,5, PG1,3,5)
  3. Generate researched paperwork for productions. (GE1,PG1,3,5)
  4. Employ effective collaboration skills. (GE1, PG3)
  5. Compare and contrast the roles and relationships of theatrical designers, directors, theatre management, house management and actors, within a production. (PG1,3,5)
  6. Analyze a script from a stage managemnet perspective, so as to reveal the requirements of a stage manager. (GE2, PG1,3,4,5)
  7. Create a professional stage management prompt book. (PG1,3,5)
  8. Interpret an architectural ground plan. (GE2, PG1,3,5)
  9. Understand the various theatrical unions and how they affect the role, duties and responsibilities of the Stage Manager. (PG1,3)

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