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Stage Managing Musicals and Opera

Launches May 1st 2021

Stage Management 101

Course

Stage Management 101

Level

Introductory

Recommended course duration

40 hours - approx 4hrs x 10 classes

Course Delivery Dates

Rolling start dates available

Course Co-ordinator

Antonia Collins

Brief description of the course

This course is designed for students who have an interest in learning more about Stage Management, centred in the British system. With an option to expand for our American friends. You will learn about the different stage management roles with an emphasis on the roles of the ASM and DSM alongside basic terminology and health and safety practice

Intended Learning Outcomes

1 - To provide an overview of

the principles and practices of

stage management for theatre

and the related performing arts

2 - To look at the roles of

ASM, DSM and SM

from day one of

rehearsals to closing

3 - To gain a greater understanding

of the production process,

personnel involved and

terminology used

Structure

paperwork

 course and subject

  1 - Introduction to the

  2 - Being part of the team

  3 - What do we do?

  4 - The start of rehearsals

  5 - Propping

  6 - Creating the

 prompt copy

  7 - Rehearsals and

  8 - Moving to stage

and opening

  9 - Dress rehearsals

10 - Finishing up!

Teaching Methods

All learning will take place online. There will be a range of reflective activities, quizzes and course videos. Activities will mainly be asynchronous, with synchronous sessions with the tutor which are not a compulsory part of the course

Assessment and Feedback

There is no formal assessment on this course. Feedback will be provided by the tutor in the discussion activities

Evaluation

At the end of the course you will be asked to provide an evaluation of your experience in order to inform the development of the course

Reading List

Available online during the course

Requirements

You will require a computer with good access to the internet

Prerequisites

An interest in stage management - no prior knowledge needed

Language

English

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive an E-certificate from the Bamboo Manager Project team

 
 

Management 101

currently unavailable

Level

Intermediate

Recommended course duration

approximately 12 hours

Course Delivery Dates

Rolling start dates available

Course Co-ordinator

Antonia Collins

Brief description of the course

This course is designed for people working as (or going to work as) managers in the Creative Industries. It looks at different management styles, encouraging students to develop their own style that will suit their particular skills. Topics covered include how to manage others, how to manage yourself, dealing with conflict and building a team

Intended Learning Outcomes

base,

strengths and challenges.

1 - Analyse own management skills

evaluating current

 in the

2 - Reflect collaboratively on

management theory and

 different approaches to

Creative Industries

assess

managing

experiences to construct

 

3 - Analyse own and others

individual management skills

plan for future use

Structure

your management skills?

1 - Introductions What are

2 - Management Theory

and the Creative Industries

3 - The Management of You -

What do you want

people to say about you?

4 - Future planning

Teaching Methods

All learning will take place online. There will be a range of reflective activities which you are invited to contribute to in order to inform wider discussions on the challenges of being a manager in the Creative Industries. Activities will mainly be asynchronous, with synchronous sessions with the tutor which are not a compulsory part of the course

Assessment and Feedback

There is no formal assessment on this course. Feedback will be provided by the tutor in the discussion activities

Evaluation

At the end of the course you will be asked to provide an evaluation of your experience in order to inform the development of the course

Reading List

Recommended reading:

John C Maxwell - The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player

Additional readings will be supplied throughout the course

Requirements

You will require a computer with good access to the internet

Prerequisites

To be studying or working in a management role

Language

English

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive an E-certificate from the Bamboo Manager Project team

Level

Introductory

Recommended course duration

approximately 12 hours

Course Delivery Dates

Rolling start dates available

Course Co-ordinator

Antonia Collins

Brief description of the course

This course is designed for people who are interested in how to mount a production from conception of the project through to closing

Intended Learning Outcomes

1 - To give students an

understanding of the

production process

2 - To provide students with a

guide to mounting a production

 

3 - To give students an

and the staffing required

understanding of basic legal

requirements when

mounting a production

Structure

1 - A look at the timeline of

mounting a production  

and the resources needed

2 - Staffing, scheduling,

and communication

3 - Keeping your show

legal, safe and on track

4 - Online Video session.

A *group discussion about the

challenges of mounting a show

*group size may vary from just 1 - 10

Teaching Methods

All learning will take place online including a group

Skype / Zoom / FaceTime session

Assessment and Feedback

There is no formal assessment on this course

Evaluation

At the end of the course you will be asked to provide an evaluation of your experience in order to inform the development of the course

Requirements

You will require a computer with good access to the internet

Prerequisites

None

Language

English

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive an E-certificate from the Bamboo Manager Project team

 

Level

Intermediate

Recommended course duration

24 hours approximately

Course Delivery Dates

Rolling start dates available

Course Co-ordinator

Antonia Collins

Brief description of the course

This course is intended for students who already hold prior knowledge about working in stage management who want to learn more about the specifics of working in musicals and opera with an emphasis on music following and cueing

Intended Learning Outcomes

1 - Throughout the course students

will study the specifics of

stage managing musicals and opera

differences between them

and the

2 - Students will be able to follow a

score and call cues

3 - Students will understand the 

history and relevance

of musicals and opera

in the entertainment world

Structure

and course information

1 - Welcome introduction

2 - Using your ears and eyes

to follow western music - 

the

basics of following a score

3 - Stage managing musicals -

rehearsals, terminology and

running the show

rehearsals, terminology and

4 - Stage managing opera -

running the show

5 - Cueing

6 - Optional cueing test

Teaching Methods

All learning will take place online through a virtual learning environment

There will be a range of activities including the opportunity to practise cueing to music

Two online tutorials are also included

Assessment and Feedback

There is no formal assessment on this course. Feedback will be provided by the tutor in the discussion activities

Evaluation

At the end of the course you will be asked to provide an evaluation of your experience in order to inform the development of the course

Reading List

Available online during the course

Requirements

You will require a computer with good access to the internet

Prerequisites

Some stage management knowledge

Language

English

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive an E-certificate from the Bamboo Manager Project team

 

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