Drama

BFA Production: Stage Management


 

Highlights:

  • (Exclusive): access to individualized instruction, with a maximum of six students
    admitted annually.
  • (Unique): Only Canadian degree program with a stage management specialization,
    featuring ten theory based and practical stage management courses.

  • (Comprehensive): Theatre courses/subjects comprise 95% of the degree requirements.
  • (Immersive): This specialization is among eleven other distinct undergraduate and
    graduate programs of study, which facilitates collaboration with a large and diverse
    group of other emerging theatre makers and scholars.


You will learn:

Apprenticeship (First) Year
Theory: stage management fundamentals, English language studies
Theory and Practice: technical theatre fundamentals (e.g. stagecraft, health and safety, lighting
and sound technology, costume construction), design fundamentals (e.g. scenic art, drafting,
illustration and model making)


Supporting (Second) Year
Theory: professional stage management (theatre, opera and dance), music fundamentals,
fashion and architectural history
Theory and Practice: acting, design (set, costumes and lighting), advanced lighting and sound
technology, stage management and running crew show assignments, independent research
project


Supervisory (Third) Year
Theory: advanced stage management, production management, directing, modern theatre
history, fashion and architectural history
Practice: multiple stage management show assignments


Leadership (Fourth) Year
Theory: advanced stage management, Canadian and world theatre histories
Practice: multiple stage management show assignments, independent research project