Theatre & Music Theatre Department

Production Schedule Outline

Department Handbook

A basic outline for Black Box and Mainstage Productions

Pre-Production 
WEEK 1Director's point of view / initial reaction to script - Meetings are 1 hour in length. 
WEEK 2Initial images, research 
WEEK 3Research, rough designs 
WEEK 4Rough designs 
WEEK 5Presentation of final designs 
WEEK 6Auditions - if auditions are late in the week or several nights in length, then they should be held during the 5th week to allow a six week build/rehearsal period. 
Rehearsal/Build Period 
WEEK 7Progress reports 
WEEK 8Progress reports 
WEEK 9Progress reports 
WEEK 10Progress reports - Last chance to add any new props, costumes, set pieces 
WEEK 11Progress reports - Publicity photos 
WEEK 12Tech & Dress rehearsals. Opening.