This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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 at Monash offers a wide range of units in the making and analysis of theatre and performance in the context of the theatre major. Units are typically both practical and theoretical and reflect the premise that an understanding of performance processes and an active engagement with them is essential to the reading of dramatic texts or theatre history.
The theatre and performance stream focuses on the study of the past, present and future of the performance. It is grounded in both theoretical frameworks and reflective, participatory explorations of key themes and questions. Course units cut across a wide range of approaches to theatre and performance and strive to achieve a balance between performance opportunities and a challenging academic program.
Students studying a sequence in theatre must complete two units (12 points) from the following:
* Compulsory units for students wishing to complete a minor or major.