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Advanced Production and Design I

Course Code: STGE 3180
Credits: 4.0
Semester: 15 weeks
Learning Format: Tutorial
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

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.

course prerequisites

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

curriculum 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 schedule and availability
course transferability

Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system. 

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.

For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.


If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.