Foundation Skills in Construction and Stage Craft
East 15 Acting School
Undergraduate: Level 4
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
02 July 2019
Requisites for this module
BA DKAS Stage and Production Management
To support the development of the stage and production management skills in the areas of scenic
construction and stagecraft at introductory level.
- introduce students to the roles and responsibilities of the Construction department in the theatre production
- teach basic practical theory
- introduce students to methods and processes that enable them to
- interpret texts and designs effectively
- think analytically
- research possible outcomes
- communicate ideas, possible solutions, and technical information in relation to Set Construction
- teach basic core practical set construction skills for the construction and assembly of stage sets
- develop methods of problem solving, negotiation, and personal management
- develop ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively within a Construction department
- develop stagecraft skills within the theatre environment
- introduce the students to the importance of Health & Safety and risk assessments
The aims of this module are to:
Introduce students to the roles and responsibilities of the Set Construction department in the theatre production process
Teach basic practical theory
Introduce students to methods and processes that enable them to interpret texts and designs effectively; think analytically; research possible outcomes; communicate ideas, possible solutions, and technical information in relation to Set Construction
Teach basic core practical set construction skills for the construction and assembly of stage sets.
Develop methods of problem solving, negotiation, and personal management
Develop ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively within a Set Construction department.
The module will give students an understanding of:
design and its interpretation into scenic construction
the methods used in fitting up and securing scenery safely
appropriate theatre and workshop terminology
different types of scenery
The module will give students the ability to:
apply a range of techniques in the making of scenery to a varying degree of complexity
work to deadlines and schedules
Awareness of the requirements of an artistic team throughout the production process
Awareness of Health and Safety procedures and issues for Set Construction
No additional information available.
Small group practical classes, lectures, seminars, presentations, tutorials, independent study, supervised rehearsals, Production projects, a log book to support the learning experience through the module and a reflective evaluation.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Found skills & Stagecraft - reflective evaluation
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Alex Purser and staff
Mr Kevin Scarnell
Head of Production
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
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