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DTS2670

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Michael Coe

Synopsis

This subject offers the student the opportunity to apply the ideas and skills of stage management theorised in the first semester. By stage managing a production as practically as possible to industry standards of practice, the student will develop broad strategies of problem solving in a theatrical production. The written component of this subject is the documentation of the process including the completed prompt-copy of the production.

Objectives

Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  1. Plan and manage the pre-production period of a theatrical production and note the meetings.

  1. Manage the rehearsal room and prepare the Prompt-copy for a theatre production.

  1. Manage the performance and complete the documentation of the process of production.

  1. Develop a broad range of strategies for problem solving in the theatre environment.

Assessment

Practical work (the management) on a theatre production: 70%
Written component (documentation of the process): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Michael Coe

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour workshop) per week plus rehearsals

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Drama and theatre studies

Prerequisites

DTS2660