Prompt performers

Description

Prompt performers in theatrical and opera productions.

Alternative labels

give cues to performers
prompting performers
prompt the performers
prompt performers with cues

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prompt performers is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Prompt performers is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Dance répétiteur: Dance répétiteurs assist conductors and choreographers in directing rehearsals and guiding the artists in the rehearsal process. Regardless of their nature and scope, a répétiteur’s actions are, from an ethical and practical standpoint, based on a commitment to respect the integrity of the work.
Stage manager: Stage managers coordinate and supervise the preparation and execution of the show to ensure the scenic image and the actions on stage comply with the artistic vision of the director and the artistic team.
Identify needs, monitor the technical and artistic processes during rehearsals and performances of live shows and events, according to the artistic project, the characteristics of the stage and technical, economic, human and security terms.

 
Stage director: Stage directors oversee and orchestrate the mounting of a performance production by unifying various endeavours and aspects of a theatrical production. They ensure the quality and completeness of the theatrical production and lead the members of the creative team into realising their artistic vision for it. 
Répétiteur: Répétiteurs accompany performers, usually singers, following the instructions of musical conductors in directing rehearsals and guiding the artists in the rehearsal process.
Assistant stage director: Assistant stage directors support the needs of the stage director and the production for each assigned stage production, and serve as a liaison between performers, theatre staff and stage directors. They take notes, provide feedback, coordinate the rehearsal schedule, take blocking, rehearse or review scenes, prepare or distribute actor notes, and facilitate communication between designers, production staff, and stage director.

 


 

References

  1. Prompt performers – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022