Context in Industry 3 - Professional Placement
East 15 Acting School
Spring & Summer
Undergraduate: Level 6
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 26 June 2020
03 July 2019
Requisites for this module
BA DKAS Stage and Production Management
This module provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills in a professional working environment and to reflect critically and analytically on their experiences to inform their future employment aspirations. This module also supports the student's professional development as they move toward employment.
During the course of Year Two it will be decided (by a process of discussion and consulation between tutor and student) exactly where your strengths lie. In discussion with you, your tutor will suggest different styles of placements appropriate to your individual strengths. This process will begin during Term Three of the second year and will link to Industry in Context 2.
Using the knowledge and contacts within the Production Department, students will be supported in identifying and finding their own placements. These placements will take place in Term One or Term Two of Year Three. You may be required to supply a curriculum vitae and may be interviewed by the placement provider.
In your professional placement you will be expected to participate in a self-directed engagement with the work placement.
NB: on occasions staff may decide to substitute a placement for further project/productions work where it is felt that the student's skills require further enhancing before being sent into a professional environment.
Students undertake a 4/5 week professional work placement or project during the autumn or spring term of Year Three.
The aims of the module are:
- To give students experience of working in a professional Stage Management environment.
- To give students experience of the demands of working for an employer under professional working
- To allow students to gain a greater understanding of a range of professional roles in a given working
environment, and their relationships and responsibilities to each other.
- To extend skills and knowledge by using a different or more specialist range of equipment and techniques.
- Give students the opportunity to observe and participate in different working methods and processes.
- Give students the opportunity to meet and mix with professional practitioners, and build contacts for the future.
- To prepare students for employment.
- Understanding of a professional environment and production roles and responsibilities
- Understanding of the interaction between teams within a production department
- Understanding of future career opportunities and industry developments
- Ability to learn from practicing professionals
- Understanding of Professional Development and preparation.
No additional information available.
practical work placement, reflective evaluation
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||TBC - Placement essay
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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