Stage Management Program

The Arts Unit Stage Management Program is a professional development course aimed at developing teachers’ skills in stage management and the production of theatrical productions and events.

teachers being shown how to use production equipment

This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to develop high level skills in stage management and production. Participants from both metropolitan and non-metropolitan schools are invited to participate and the program is open to teachers from both government and non-government schools.Please note current school students are unable to enrol in this program.

The program will include workshops, seminars and practical activities. The combination of these activities will provide opportunities for networking with teachers and professional development. Attendees will also view a theatre performance as part of this experience. 

Sessions will be facilitated by Industry Professionals and DoE teachers with specialised skills. Teachers who have attended this course in the past are encouraged to attend again as different experiences and workshops will be offered.

The two day workshop will include workshops, seminars and practical activities. Practical sessions will focus on:

  • Workplace Health and Safety Issues

  • Production Management and Operations for theatrical productions and events

  • Sound, Lighting design and staging for theatrical productions and events

  • Stage Management for theatrical productions and events

To gain accreditation teachers must complete the practical experience component of the program. This gives participants an opportunity to implement the skills developed at the workshop in a real-life setting. Participants nominate a school, regional or state education performance event in which they will be involved in the Stage Management team. The time and quality of involvement is assessed to ensure that it incorporates the appropriate level of involvement.

Please note that numbers for the program are limited.  

Dates for 2021 coming soon

For more information, please contact Damien McCabe, Student Performance and Events Officer - 02 8512 1192 / 0422 022 264 -