Staging fundamentals

Years 11 and 12 VET entertainment
Creative Class VET

Develop knowledge and skills in the technical elements of production staging.

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Learning intentions

  • learn stage terminology and the stages of productions
  • discuss different stage types, stage geography and masking
  • explore stage scenery and its development through technology
  • discover various staging elements and machinery
  • explore staging process and procedures
  • learn about stage production documentation
  • apply knowledge and understanding of staging elements
  • explore production roles and troubleshooting scenarios
  • learn about knots used in theatre.


Entertainment Industry Curriculum Framework - Stage 6 Syllabus

The student:

  • demonstrates knowledge of the production context in relation to staging operations for live performances and events
  • interprets production requirements and applies them to the staging of live performances and events
  • describes the relationship between staging operations and other technical and creative aspects of live performances and events
  • applies the troubleshooting process to potential operational problems and devises appropriate solutions.