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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Michael Coe


Previously coded DTS2670


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.


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.
  2. Manage the rehearsal room and prepare the Prompt-copy for a theatre production.
  3. Manage the performance and complete the documentation of the process of production.
  4. Develop a broad range of strategies for problem solving in the theatre environment.


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