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PASM - Performing Arts Stage Mgt

PASM 121 Stage Management I

Course Description: Stage Management I is an introduction to the job and responsibilities of a professional stage manager. TlU'ough a general examination of what a stage manager does throughout the process of running a show, students gain basic knowledge of every facet of the skills needed from pre-production to final performance. Through a combination of integration and application, with a strong focus on problem solving, the course introduces students to much of the backstage logistical and otherwise unseen work that makes theater possible. Course Rotation: Fall

3 credits

PASM 122 Stage Management II

Course Description: Stage Management II is a focused investigation of the day-to-day responsibilities of a stage manager during the rehearsal and technical rehearsal process of mounting a show. Through a detailed look at creating and utilizing all necessary forms and paper work, rehearsal room objectives and tactics, and scheduling efficient and successful technical rehearsals, students become proficient in all aspects of getting a show from pre-production to opening night. Through a combination of practical integration and long-term application, with a strong focus on problem solving, the course prepares students for leadership in managing a show. Course Rotation: Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

PASM 121 Minimum Grade of D

PASM 223 Stage Management III

Course Description: Stage Management III is a thorough examination of a stage manager's role in running and maintaining a show on tour. This includes the stage manager's preparation, planning, and paperwork when taking a show on the road. Through a combination of integration and application, with a strong focus on problem solving, the course prepares students for leadership in managing a touring show. Course Rotation: Fall

3 credits

Prerequisites

PASM 122 Minimum Grade of D

PASM 224 Stage Management IV

Course Description: Stage Management IV is an overview of a stage manager's role in the entertainment industry other than theater. This course examines the changing responsibility of the stage management team within television, film, theme park, and event entertainment. This course also includes a thorough examination of a stage manager's preparation, planning, and paperwork. Through a combination of integration and application, with a strong focus on problem solving, the course prepares students for leadership. Course Rotation: Spring

3 credits

Prerequisites

PASM 223 Minimum Grade of D