All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.
|Managing faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered by||School of English, Communications and Performance Studies|
The Centre for Theatre and Performance is a vigorous teaching department with an outstanding national research profile. The Centre offers studies in the making and analysis of theatre and performance, and incorporates a wide range of approaches to theatre, striving to achieve a balance between rich and exploratory performance opportunities and a strong and challenging academic program; the element of performance (in text-based and devised productions) regarded as fundamental to the analysis of theatre texts and processes. The centre stages ten or more public productions each year along with the many smaller-scale productions.
Second and third-year units offer a range of options in the history, theory and practice of theatre. Students may choose to specialise in fields such as theatre history, directing, music theatre, movement and dance, technical aspects of theatre, script writing and design.
Teaching takes place in the theatre and rehearsal spaces of the Monash Performing Arts Complex, Clayton campus, that includes:
Students studying a sequence in theatre must complete two units (12 points) from the following:
The first-year sequence for theatre changed in 2009. All students who completed DTS 1060 and DTS 1160 prior to 2009 will have these units counted towards their theatre minor/major.
* Note: the theatre major changed in 2011. All students who completed DTS2001 and DTS2450/DTS3450 prior to 2011 will have these units counted towards their theatre minor/major in lieu of ATS2912 and ATS2916. Those students who commenced their major prior to 2011 and who have only completed one of DTS2001 or DTS2450/DTS3450 will need to consult the course coordinator regarding how to complete the requirements of their major. Students who have not completed DTS2001 or DTS2450/DTS3450 prior to 2011 must complete both ATS2912 and ATS2916.