SRJC Course Outlines

6/1/2020 1:45:13 PMSRT 47.5 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SRT 47.5Title:  SRT - THEATRE MANAGEMENT  
Full Title:  Summer Repertory Theatre - Theatre Management
Last Reviewed:2/8/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum6.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum6.00Lab Scheduled19.2511 min.Lab Scheduled336.88
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total19.25 Contact Total336.88
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 336.88 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  THAR 47.5

Catalog Description:
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Preparation and practical experience in the art of theatre management, including stage management, production management, business management and promotions. Students will complete management responsibilities during rehearsals and performances for multiple productions during the Summer Repertory Theatre season.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Previous experience in theatre production

Limits on Enrollment:
By Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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Preparation and practical experience in the art of theatre management, including stage management, production management, business management and promotions. Students will complete management responsibilities during rehearsals and performances for multiple productions during the Summer Repertory Theatre season.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Previous experience in theatre production
Limits on Enrollment:By Audition
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Summer 2009Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Students will be able to demonstrate the professional responsibilities of a theatre manager while participating in the preparation, execution and performance of multiple productions simultaneously.
 

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate the professional responsibilities of a theatre manager associated with the preparation and performance of a professional theatrical production before a paying public audience.
2.  Prepare and develop appropriate reports required of stage management; including rehearsal reports, call sheets, line notes and production reports.
3.  Define the operational structure of a production office, box office and theatre business office.
4.  Successfully interact and communicate with members of the public and production personnel.
5.  Deliver complex instructions to ushers and patrons, including safety and emergency procedures.
6.  Apply theoretical and practical knowledge learned to problem-solve and overcome unfamiliar situations in theatre management.
7.  Correctly read and interpret working drawings, ground plans and vertical sections to facilitate rehearsals.
8.  Tape out a set in accordance with a groundplan and elevations.
9. Identify and assess  the relationship between theatre management and other elements of theatre design and technology, including properties, lighting and sound.

Topics and Scope
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Students in this course will be assigned to the theatre management crew of multiple
productions.  Topics will vary, depending on the needs of the individual
productions.
I.  Theatre Management Responsibilities-students will be assigned to one or more of the following:
     A.  Stage Management
          1. Process of rehearsal and production
          2. Calling the show
          3. Personnel management
          4. Stage Manager's book
          5. Communication
          6. Scheduling
          7. Line notes
          8. Scheduling fittings
          9. Rehearsal preparation
     B.  Production Management
          1. Scheduling
          2. The production office
          3. Communication
          4. Record keeping
          5. The human element
     C.  Business Management
          1. Keeping the books
          2. Budgeting
          3. Petty cash and purchase orders
          4. Box office management
          5. Accountability
     D.  Promotions
          1. Master calendar
          2. Press release
          3. Dealing the media
          4. Promotional techniques
          5. Publications, mailing lists
    E.  House Management
         1. Interpreting instructions
         2. Dividing responsibilities
         3. Basic tools and equipment
         4. Seating configurations
               a. National standards
               b. Continental vs American
               c. Arena, thrust, alley/stadium, etc.
               d. General vs assigned seating
II. Emergency Procedures
    A. District Emergency Procedures
          1. Earthquake
          2. Fire
          3. Evacuation
    B. First Aid
    C. CPR
III.  Working During a Performance Situation
    A. Professional attire
    B. Working during a show
       1. Answering questions
       2. Audience special needs
       3. Working in the dark
       4. Timing and communication
       5. Handling money
    C. Communication
    D. Working calmly under stress
    E. Handling others' nerves
    F. Prioritizing and adapting
    G. Staying focused and alert
    H. Handling the unexpected
IV.  Standards of Professionalism for Management Staff

Assignments:
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1.  Complete all theatre management responsibilities for the rehearsal and
     performances for multiple shows during the SRT season.
2.  Attend all scheduled rehearsals, performances, and/or strikes to which
     the student is called.
3.  Adhere to advanced standards of professionalism throughout the rehearsal
     and performance process, following the terms of the Company Handbook and
     course syllabus.
4.  Provide and wear required attire for performances.
5.  Read the script for each assigned production.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 80%
Management assignments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Professionalism


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Scripts of plays being performed.
SRT Company Handbook

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