Producing and management are the backbone of the theatre and performance industries. This exciting hands-on course meets the need for professional producers and arts managers covering areas such as:
- Producing skills
- Stage management
- Production planning
- Finance and scheduling
- Marketing and promotion
- Technical theatre skills
- Cultural policy
You will work on a variety of public productions, performances and events, in-house and with our partner organisations, to give you a range of valuable skills. In delivering the course we work closely with industry partners, to help develop you as a skilled, flexible, and informed creative producer with the confidence to work in a wide variety of roles within the performance industries
This course is a good choice if you are passionate about the performing arts and events sector and want to work in an offstage role ensuring excellent experiences for audiences and participants. You will develop a range of hands-on skills, will learn to communicate effectively, and will experience the multi-faceted challenges of creative producing and arts management.
What you will study
The BA Performance Producing and Management enables you to develop range of skills, knowledge and insight, giving you the confidence to contribute to the creative industries and performing arts as a producer, organiser, or arts manager. Through a combination of live projects, work placements, and production and events projects, you will be gain experience in a various roles, while finding and developing your own strengths and passion within the performance industries.
Employability is at the heart of the BA Performance Producing and Management offering live projects in each year, and the opportunity to work on in-house productions and events, as well as work with our partner performing arts organisations.
Production Skills (40 credits) – Develop lighting, sound and stage management skills, as well as filming, audio and photography that can be used for marketing and social media.
Performance Production 1 (20 credits) – Work on productions or a festival, including teamwork, promotion, finance and planning.
Professional Portfolio (40 credits) – Develop job skills and knowledge through workplace observation with a focus on key skills for selected roles.
Arts and Culture (20 credits) – Explore cultural policy and structures, including equality, diversity, access and inclusion.
Project Planning and Applications (40 credits) – Understand Arts Council, external funder and event processes and prepare applications.
Performance Production 2 (20 credits) – Work on productions or a festival, gaining insight and skills in selected roles.
Professional Portfolio 2 (40 credits) – Undertake a workplace placement and observation with a focus on leadership, organisation and planning.
Arts Management (20 credits) – Develop skills in co-creation, fundraising and planning in association with one of our partner industry organisations.
Production Project (40 credits) – Undertake a self-defined project, applying various skills that you have developed. This could include, for example, producing a theatre production, organising an event, or taking responsibility for an aspect of festival organisation.
Professional Portfolio 3 (40 credits) – Industry placement and observation with a focus on audience development, participation and communication.
Performance Production 3 (40 credits) – Collaborative working on a large-scale public event, to produce, organise and deliver for an audience.
- Workshops with staff bringing a range of expertise and experience.
- Sessions with visiting industry guests.
- Workplace visits and observations.
- Work placements.
- Live Projects working on theatre productions, events, or festivals.
- Developing a professional portfolio.
The course will be led by the Course Leader who will support you in your studies. In addition, each student will be allocated an individual Personal Academic Coach to offer guidance and support through their studies.
You are assessed fully through coursework in each of the three years. There are varied assessment tasks including work placement reports, practical producing projects, oral presentations, online portfolios, reflections on practice, business proposal strategies, funding applications, marketing materials and the planning and hosting of events.
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