Required Texts/Policies

TEXTS: Required. All participants

Carter, Paul. Backstage Handbook. Third edition. New York, New York: Broadway Press, 1994

Carter, Paul. Backstage Forms. Third edition. New York, New York: Broadway Press, 1998

Stage managers will also need; Morgan, Winston. Stage Managing the Arts in Canada. First Edition. Toronto, Ontario: S.M.Arts 2000

SUPPLIES. All participants in 345 must have; Cel phone, scale rule, mag light, Gmail account

Depending on your production assignments you will also need:

Lighting: Retractable blade knife, 16’ imperial tape measure, adjustable wrench.

Stage Management: SM kit (discussed in class.)

Wardrobe: Info provided by Anne

Scenic Painting: Retractable blade knife, 16’ imperial tape measure, personal paint brushes.

Other tools will be assigned by the departmental supervisor. You must bring your tools / kit to every work call.

– The production activities of the Department of Drama are part of a Liberal Arts degree and will reflect the departmental mission to integrate the practical and theoretical examination of dramatic production. The Department is not a professional theatre training school.

– In allotting time to rehearsals and production work, regularly scheduled academic work (including classes) takes precedence over extra-curricular production work.

– Production choices will be driven by the needs of the learning environment, rather than commercial exigencies.

– The Department supports the principles of colour-blind and non-traditional casting in all productions.

Academic integrity is constituted by the five core fundamental values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility (see These values are central to the building, nurturing and sustaining of an academic community in which all members of the community will thrive. Adherence to the values expressed through academic integrity forms a foundation for the “freedom of inquiry and exchange of ideas” essential to the intellectual life of the University (see the Senate Report on Principles and Priorities


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