This course is a further examination of practical and theoretical considerations in the process of stage management as it applies to both producing and presenting organizations. The student will be introduced to financial, contractual, facility, administrative, and management considerations unique to the production of performance and arts events in both professional and academic environments. The focus of this course centers on stage management for the commercial theatre with an emphasis on process and the current conditions in the industry as a whole. Topics will include associated issues in working with unions (AEA, and IATSE), interpersonal skills and the negotiation of conflict resolution. Prerequisite: 250.
Theatre and Music Theatre