Planning and Management

Subject THTR60002 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week
Total Time Commitment: 5 hours per week


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Core Participation Requirements:


Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
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Subject Overview:

The planning of a production through all of its phases of development, taking into account the following aspects:

  • Organisation: pre-production planning, rehearsal organisation, production management and liaison from conception to implementation;
  • The relationship with the Producer: the nature of the relationship with the producing body, the financial management of a production, the demands that various styles of performance make on production and technical resources; and,
  • The relationship with the public: theatre as a public act, the demands and possibilities of different kinds of audiences, publicity and public relations.


Students will be assessed upon the quality of their class participation and the degree to which the stated objectives have been achieved (50%), together with a written assignment of approximately 2,000 words on particular aspects of planning and management (50%). Hurdle requirement - 80% attendance.

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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