St. John Vianney High School

Stage management

STAGE MANAGEMENT: This is an independent study course, and must be approved by the Assistant Principal for Academics and the instructor.

Prerequisite: Stagecraft.
This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of stage management. We will focus on the duties of the Stage Manager as well as the relationships with associated artists. Part of the course work will involve a discussion of problems related to stage management in current and past productions.

OBJECTIVES: the student will be able to 1) identify the various production department heads and their function 2) understand the duties of the stage manager 3) understand the machinations of a professional theatre and 4) be able to assume the duties of a stage manager in a high school and/or college production.