Advanced Production and Design I

Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Course Code
STGE 3180
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
N/A (independent study)
Method Of Instruction
Typically Offered
To be determined


Course Description
This is a practical, advanced independent study course in theatrical production and design. Students will be involved in the Stagecraft Department productions in one of the following roles: Design Assistant, Stage Manager, Dramaturge, Production Manager, Technical Director or other area of interest. Students will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to the collaborative process and contribute significantly to the production team. Guided studies projects are supervised and evaluated by a faculty member. Before registering, students must submit an application for approval of their guided studies project to the Coordinator of the Stagecraft and Event Technology Department.
Course Content

The course content will be identified in the student’s application, which will include a preliminary list of expectations, materials and resources. The scope and content of the project must be approved by the faculty supervisor and Coordinator of the Stagecraft and Event Technology Department.

Methods Of Instruction

Independent, guided study, with supervision provided as necessary, but not less than weekly throughout the semester.

Means of Assessment
Successful completion of the specific Production/Design role designated by the project 40%
Attitude, Participation, Attendance  (including work habits, safe work practices, respectful collaborative behaviour, quality of work, punctuality, self-motivation) 20%
Project Journal (may including writing, visual material and reflection) 40%
Learning Outcomes
  1. To complete an in-depth project in a specific area of theatrical Production or Design, demonstrating an advanced level of technical proficiency in the particular area of study.
  2. To complete a comprehensive project journal documenting the project from beginning to end.
  3. To identify and work within the requirements of a collaborative process.
Textbook Materials

Textbooks and materials will be identified by the student and supervising faculty member in advance of or during the process of the project.



Successful completion of Stagecraft and Event Technology Diploma or equivalent, or Theatre Diploma or quivalent, or permission of the Department.


No corequisite courses.


No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Athabasca University (AU) AU APST 3XX (3) 2013/09/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU TECT 3XX (4) 2013/09/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) DOUG STGE 3180 (4) & DOUG STGE 3280 (4) & DOUG STGE 3380 (4) = CAPU TECT 374 (12) 2013/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU CA 1XX (4) 2013/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU THTR 3XXX (3) 2013/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV THTR 399 (3) 2014/01/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC THEA 305 (1.5) 2013/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.