Production Practice 2

The details
East 15 Acting School
East15 (Loughton) Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
03 July 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BA DKAS Stage and Production Management

Module description

Students will undertake a minimum of 2 further practical production roles in the areas of Stage and/or Production Management during this module. Roles such as Assistant Stage Manager, Deputy Stage Manager, Stage Manager and Production Manager will enable the student to enhance their managerial skills whilst learning
through practice on a variety of different practical productions.

Module aims

The aims of this module are to:

Enhance the students' skills in Stage and Production Management

Enhance the students' Management skills

Enhance the students' knowledge of the collaborative Production/Project process in a professional environment

Develop further the students' professionalism in the key skills areas:
Communication, reliability, time management;
Team work;
Initiative and self-motivation;
Committment and flexibility;

Develop the students Practical Skills in the key areas of:
Quality and finish of practical work;
Attention to detail on practical work;
Management and organisation of the student work environment;
Management and understanding of budgets;
Understanding of Health and Safety

Develop the students' understanding of the importance of reflection and critical thinking

Develop the students' understanding of the importance of documentation and record keeping

Module learning outcomes

Understanding of:
The skills application required for Stage and Production Management in a professional environment
Managerial skills
The importance of communications and organisation
The production / project process from beginning to completion
The professional and transferable skills required
Research and analytical thinking
Health and Safety
Scheduling and time management
The student becomes increasingly confident and professional in their working methodology and skills application

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Small group practical classes, seminars, tutorials, independent work and supervised productions. Students lean through practised based teaching on this module. Small group seminars happen at the beginning of the module to help the student reflect on their previous module (Production Practice 1) and enable them to develop further their managerial skills during this module. Regular tutorials and production based meetings also support the teaching in this module.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Practical   Reflective evaluation of production work for term     20% 

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mr Alexander Purser, email: a.purser@essex.ac.uk.
Alex Purser and staff



External examiner

Mr Kevin Scarnell
Head of Production
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information
East 15 Acting School

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