JMC Academy, Australia’s leading creative industries education provider, is thrilled to announce the CUA50420 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services (Stage Management).

This innovative course is designed to provide aspiring stage managers with comprehensive training in theatre, preparing them for dynamic careers in the entertainment industry.

The Stage Management course at JMC Academy is tailored to meet the evolving demands of the entertainment sector. Students will receive hands-on experience and industry-relevant knowledge, equipping them with the skills necessary to excel in the fast-paced world of live production.

With a 20+ year history of stage management education via JMC Academy’s sister college, the Academy of Film, Theatre and Television (AFTT), JMC is thrilled to be bringing this course to our Sydney Campus, providing stage management students with more opportunities than ever to dive into real live productions and gain practical skills, collaborating with students across all JMC disciplines including Acting, Film & TV and Music.

Why Study Stage Management

Comprehensive Curriculum: The course curriculum is designed to cover a wide range of essential topics, including stage management techniques, technical production skills, event coordination, production management and industry-specific software applications

Production based learning: Our stage management students work alongside the JMC Acting department, applying their skills and knowledge to many internal and external theatre productions. These range from small scale in-house performances, full play productions in our Drama Studio, larger scale multi-media shows in our auditorium, through to stage managing graduate productions at the Belvoir Street Theatre and The Sydney Opera House.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: JMC Academy boasts world-class facilities, providing students with access to cutting-edge technology and industry-standard equipment. JMC’s performance spaces include a Performance Lounge, Theatrette, Drama Studio and 120 seat Auditorium. This hands-on experience ensures that graduates are well-prepared for the challenges of the real-world entertainment industry.

Industry-Experienced Faculty: Students will benefit from the expertise of JMC Academy's faculty, who bring a wealth of industry experience to the classroom. This allows for a practical and immersive learning environment that mirrors the professional landscape.

Networking Opportunities: JMC Academy is committed to fostering connections between students and industry professionals. The course allows students to work on industry standard live productions in collaboration with JMC students studying Acting, Film & TV, Music + more.

Career Development Support: JMC Academy provides comprehensive career development support to help students transition seamlessly from education to employment. This includes resume building, interview preparation, and access to the Academy's extensive network of industry partners.

Applications to study Stage Management are now open!