Introduction to Creative Producing - DRAM9100

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This module is not currently running in 2024 to 2025.


The students will learn the skills needed to operate within the professional producing world of Theatre and Live Performance. They will work on real world projects and case studies, they will analyse and deconstruct contemporary productions, both individually and as a group. They will visit and analyse venues and understand the use of place and space in relation to production. The module runs at the beginning of the programme, through the Autumn term and will give the base from which they will develop their individual and group creative skills. The module will require them to show sound judgement, personal and group responsibility and initiative, sometimes in unpredictable professional circumstances.


Contact hours

Total Contact Hours: 48
Private Study Hours: 252
Total Study Hours: 300

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods:
Presentation (20 minutes) – 40%
Portfolio (4,000 words) – 60%

Reassessment methods:

Indicative reading

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Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of professional procedures, processes and practices in the field of creative producing
2. Demonstrate advanced analytical capabilities in assessing professional practice.
3. Demonstrate advanced skills in Group development, working practices and group dynamics through individual analysis and reporting;
4. Document, analyse and appraise their own, and others, work, with appropriate references to contextual and theoretical concepts.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

1. Develop, plan and present practical responses to case studies and real world situations using specific knowledge gained thus developing problem solving skills;
2. Manage group activity and collective creative and practical projects developing time management, people management, and self-management skills;
3. Communicate and negotiate with a variety of professionals, companies and agencies developing interpersonal skills;
4. Reflect on their own learning, identifying strategies for development exploring strengths and weaknesses and developing autonomy in learning;
5. Develop numeracy skills to enable the production of financial strategies and realistic budgets.


  1. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  2. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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