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Techniques B (Production Management) (THTR60014)

Graduate coursework level 6Points: 12.5Not available in 2019

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework Level 6
Subject codeTHTR60014
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is a further development of the material introduced in Performance Techniques A (Production and Events Management)

This subject will assist students to comprehend the terminology of technical components involved in performance production (Lighting, Sound, Costume, Design, Workshop). Students will also be introduced to the basic principles and logistics of planning and implementing a regional and interstate Australian tour.

On completion of this subject, students should have the ability to comprehend concepts and basic principles of set, costume and props construction as well as interpret and analyse varied theatre/venue data and comprehend the implications this information has on the performance/event.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should be able to

  • demonstrate an comprehension of production process and terminology;
  • apply key accounting concepts and budgeting skills to projects;
  • demonstrate management skills in the context of production;
  • demonstrate a comprehension of legal terminology in the context of production.

Generic skills

At the completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to a practising visual/performing artist;
  • Demonstrate capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
  • Demonstrate practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
  • Demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to the national and international challenges for the professional visual/performing artist in the 21st century;
  • Work at various levels, both as an individual and as a team member, in a wide variety of visual/performing artistic environments;
  • Contribute to a range of visual/performing arts environments as artistic collaborators and leaders;
  • Demonstrate an open, independent and inquiring attitude towards contemporary cultural developments and new ideas;
  • Critically and creatively engage with topics of cultural significance across communities;
  • Understand and appreciate how the visual and performing arts connect with the broader society and contribute to its social and economic development;
  • Understand their relationship with and responsibility to their cultural environment and society.

Last updated: 20 August 2019