Monday 13 to Friday 20 August 2018
Applications are welcome from those aged 16+. Candidates should interested in theatre, be motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to devote time to the study of stage management.
This course is delivered over one week of intensive full-time training (30+ hours) at Greater Brighton Metropolitan College – Brighton Campus.
How to Apply
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to book your place.
First Release Early Bird Booking (full fees paid before 31st December 2017)
Early Bird Booking (full fees paid before 31st March 2018)
Normal Booking (full fees paid before 30th June 2018)
Discounts are available to Rose Bruford College alumni – contact us for further information
If you want to enhance existing skills as a Stage Manager, are thinking of undertaking formal training, career swapping, or have been put off attempting to manage your amateur society production in the past, this is the course for you! This course is also suitable for directors and producers who want to gain knowledge of the nuts and bolts of putting on a show to enhance future productions.
In a fun packed week, we will cover all the basic information progressing through to professional level skills to giving you the knowledge to confidentially undertake the role of Stage Manager or Show Caller, be it at your local amateur society, or as a basis for further training or progression into the industry.
In a series of seminars the course will cover many of the techniques of stage management, from the classic skills of prop management to an overview of the production process, from marking out to team dynamics. This course is primarily taught in a classroom environment with practical sessions undertaken in theatre and studio spaces.
Some of the topics covered in this jam packed week include:
- Who's Who - Roles and responsibilities
- Jargon busting!
- Reading a Plan / Marking Out
- The Production Process focusing on Production Management
- Managing "the process" / Schedules
- The Prompt Copy / "calling" the show
- Running a Technical rehearsal
We aim to develop your passion for live performance and introduce you to the wide range of careers available to the 21st Century Stage Manager, such as festivals, music events and theatre.
This course includes challenging classes and practical workshops taught by professional practitioners and some of the College’s own faculty members.