So you have volunteered, or been volunteered, to put on a show at your school. You are a great dance teacher or English teacher, and all the moms have offered to help make costumes, so you’re all sorted, right? Afraid not. There's a lot more that will land on your plate. Our aim is to prepare you for that so that you don't implode.
Educators will learn successful production management skills, including the various needs of productions, writing and managing a budget, understanding the various needs of a successful production, and learning the impact that each small decision has on the big picture.
COURSE START DATE: August 1, 2017
Instructor: Mel Robertson
Course Length: Approximately 10 HoursDifficulty Level: All experience levels
Program Type: Certificate with Verifiable Credential
Syllabus will be posted soon.
Australian freelance Production Manager with over 30 years experience in theatre and events, Mel Robertson has over 20+ years as Production Manager for National and International Tours, is a guest lecturer at Australia's National Institute for Dramatic Art in Production Management and Advanced Calling, as well as Production Coordinator and Lecturer at Australia's Victoria College of the Arts in Production. Career highlights include Production Manager for the Closing Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympics and over ten years of touring with big musicals in various Stage Management roles. Mel is passionate about helping young people learn the necessary skills to replace her so that she can retire to her dream bush block with a pack of dogs, who are easier to manage than people.