Students will be able to understand the responsibilities and duties of a stage manager by creating a prompt book.
National Core Arts Theatre Standards
a. Discover how unique choices shape believable and sustainable drama/ theatre work. b. Identify essential text information, research from various sources, and the director’s concept that influence character choices in a drama/theatre work.
b. Apply technical elements and research to create a design that communicates the concept of a drama/theatre production.
c. Formulate a deeper understanding and appreciation of a drama/ theatre work by considering its specific purpose or intended audience.
Respect and collaboration
Responsibility and Organization
How does one person affect an entire ensemble?
What is the importance of every role in the theatre?
A Stage Manager is the organization and communication behind a production. The skills and knowledge needed to be a successful stage manager is vast.
Key Knowledge and Skills:
Students will understand a vast majority of the vocabulary associated with stage management
Students will be able to clearly and professionally complete several of the tasks designated to a stage manager
Students will learn organization and communication skills
Authentic Performance Tasks:
Stage Manager Prompt Book, which includes:
o Contact Sheet
o Production Calendar
o Blocking notation for one small scene
o Light, sound, and stage cues marked in entire script