Stage Management and Drama Production

Ref: C2524550

Through Drama Production, learners have the opportunity to be creative and experience inspiration and enjoyment. Creating, designing and exploring all aspects of stage managment. Improving confidence, communication skills, organisation skills. Learners will have the opportunity to work together as a stage crew to stage manage a live production.

Additional information about this course

For women only as this course is held in a women's centre. If you are interested in joining this course, please contact Susan Heptinstall sheptinstall@wea.org.uk or 07899065285

Course aim

Develop a knowledge and understanding of theatre production. To develop competence in communication and organisational skills through participation and exploration of stage management.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Design and assemble a character costume
  • Construct and organise stage props
  • Adapt stage set and costume area for a variety of different venues.
  • As a team work together and communicate as a backstage stage crew

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course information sheet

Stage Management and Drama Production

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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