School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Manage stagecraft aspects of performances
  • Unit Code

    CUAMPF602
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    65
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr Justin Niels RUTZOU

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and manage stagecraft of performances.
It applies to individuals who are responsible for contributing ideas to the overall look, feel and sound of performances in collaboration with other creative and production personnel. They are also responsible for overseeing that stagecraft goes according to plan during performances.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Equivalent Rule

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUSMPF602A - Manage stagecraft aspects of performances

Elements

  • 1. Plan stagecraft of performances
  • 2. Lead a group during performances
  • 3. Evaluate stagecraft of performances

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- work collaboratively on the planning and management of stagecraft aspects of performances
- conduct rehearsals and pre-performance checks
- perform own role including:
- providing introductions and other remarks
- respond to unplanned events
- interact with other performers
- engage with the audience
- integrate feedback from others, and evaluate stagecraft aspects of performances.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:
- explain stagecraft and how it can be used to enhance performances
- describe roles and responsibilities of creative and technical personnel involved in stage performances
- explain requirements of leading a group prior to and during performances
- describe challenges that arise in the context of stagecraft aspects of performances, and explain how they might be overcome
- outline work health and safety requirements relevant to managing stagecraft.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:
- relevant instruments, equipment and/or technology
- appropriate performing space and associated technical personnel
- opportunities to perform before an audience.
Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Manage stagecraft aspects of performances
  • Unit Code

    CUAMPF602
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    65
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr Justin Niels RUTZOU

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and manage stagecraft of performances.
It applies to individuals who are responsible for contributing ideas to the overall look, feel and sound of performances in collaboration with other creative and production personnel. They are also responsible for overseeing that stagecraft goes according to plan during performances.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Equivalent Rule

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUSMPF602A - Manage stagecraft aspects of performances

Elements

  • 1. Plan stagecraft of performances
  • 2. Lead a group during performances
  • 3. Evaluate stagecraft of performances

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- work collaboratively on the planning and management of stagecraft aspects of performances
- conduct rehearsals and pre-performance checks
- perform own role including:
- providing introductions and other remarks
- respond to unplanned events
- interact with other performers
- engage with the audience
- integrate feedback from others, and evaluate stagecraft aspects of performances.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:
- explain stagecraft and how it can be used to enhance performances
- describe roles and responsibilities of creative and technical personnel involved in stage performances
- explain requirements of leading a group prior to and during performances
- describe challenges that arise in the context of stagecraft aspects of performances, and explain how they might be overcome
- outline work health and safety requirements relevant to managing stagecraft.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:
- relevant instruments, equipment and/or technology
- appropriate performing space and associated technical personnel
- opportunities to perform before an audience.
Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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