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Stage Management is the glue that gels the production and performing teams together. 

This course is an overview of the roles of stage management in the theatre industry.

Course content includes:

* Outline of the stage management team's duties and responsibilities * Introducing theatre conventions, stage equipment and theatre glossary
* Preparation of prompt book and blocking notation
* Understanding the financial responsibilities of the stage management team * Calling cues
* Stage managing various art forms
* Theatre health and safety

On successful completion of this course, students should understand some of the fundamental techniques of stage management. The course includes a session for participants to practice at a theatre. A combined practical class will be offered to students from Stage Lighting Design, Stage Management and Sound Technology and Operation course at the last lesson**.

**The combined practical class will be offered on the condition that there is sufficient enrolment for EACH class. 

Fundamentals of Stage Management

  • Course Information

    Course Code:EEXC_15JUL2024A

    Discipline: Theatre & Entertainment Arts

    Tutor: Chan Wai Man Annie

    Teaching Medium: Cantonese

    Age Limit: 16 or above

  • Course Schedule

    Period: 15 July 2024 - 2 September 2024

    Day of week: Monday

    Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

    Location: HKAPA, Wan Chai 

    Number of Sessions: 8

  • Course Fee

    Regular fee: HK$ 2,990

  • Price Options

    A discount may be offered to the following applicants. Please enter coupon code when checkout.

    Senior citizen card holders (10%)

    [coupon code: SENIORCITIZEN]


    Holders of registration card for people with disabilities (10%)

    [coupon code: REGDISABLED]


    Full-time students (16 years old or above)(20%)

    [coupon code: FULLTIMESTUDENT20]


    Card holders of Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers (10%)

    [coupon code: HKFEWMEM]


    The discount is only applicable to such card holders themselves. The card holders cannot enrol on behalf of other parties with the discount offers.


    EXCEL reserves the right to a final decision in case of any disputes.

  • Tutor's Profile

    Tutor: Chan Wai Man Annie

    Annie graduated from the Academy’s School of Technical Arts in 2000 with an Advanced Diploma, majoring in Stage Management. During her study, she was granted to join the Hong Kong SAR / Mainland China Exchange Scholarship Programme, gaining exposure to the performing arts development in China. After graduation, she had been participating as a deputy stage manager, stage manager and technical coordinator in various productions of well-known local organisations. She is currently a resident stage manager.

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