Planning and Management

Subject THTR60002 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

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

This subject is not offered in 2015.

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


Recommended Background Knowledge:

Non Allowed Subjects:

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.
Learning Outcomes:


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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