units

ATS1351

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitCentre for Theatre and Performance
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Jane Montgomery Griffiths

Notes

Previously coded PER1040

Synopsis

The unit offers students an introduction to different systems of rehearsal for theatrical performance. The unit comprises practical workshop investigations and theoretical analysis of the acting methodologies of selected 20th theatre practitioners. Students will learn different acting techniques and approaches, through a combination of practise-based exercises and academic investigation.

Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit students should have:

  1. Developed a practical understanding of some of the technical requirements of acting.
  2. Developed a familiarity with selected methodologies of rehearsal and performance.
  3. Acquired a developing capacity to analyse and evaluate practice through critical analysis.
  4. Acquired skills in independent research and academic writing.

Assessment

Seminar/workshop participation (equivalent to 2000 words): 40%
Analytical essay (2000 words): 40%
Literature review (500): 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One 1-hour lecture and one 2-hour workshop per week

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