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Technical Studio 1 (DPSS20004)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 25On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeDPSS20004
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject students will be introduced to foundation skills needed to take on management roles within technical theatre and then apply these skills to an area relevant to their chosen specialisation: Set and Props, Costume, Lighting, Sound or Stage Management.

In addition, through a choice of modules (where timetable permits), students develop intermediate understanding and skills in two of the following areas: Stage Management, Costume Construction, Set and Props Construction, Lighting Technology, Sound Technology and Advanced Visual Representation. Through studio-based classes students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the chosen areas as well as learn intermediate level skills for employing these in the context of live performance.

Students may select any of these modules providing they have completed all previous modules in the specialist area in Foundations of Design and Production 1 and 2 achieving a pass grade or higher.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the role management plays in stage and/or screen-based productions;
  • apply an understanding of managerial processes to develop industry standard paperwork appropriate to a stage and/or screen-based production;
  • demonstrate intermediate knowledge of materials and processes in selected area of technical theatre and/or film and television;
  • utilise intermediate techniques in selected area of technical theatre and/or film and television.

Last updated: 12 October 2019