units

ATS3774

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 DTS3040

Synopsis

This unit will provide students with the opportunity to investigate directing practice in some detail. Students will choose a directing project, carry out dramaturgical research on the text and appropriate contexts, prepare the text for rehearsal, cast the work, carry out rehearsals, and stage their project. They will also write up the mise-en-scene of their production. Students will receive regular guidance and feedback on their projects.

Outcomes

Upon successfully completing this subject, students should be able to carry out a directing project from preparation through to performance, and thus be able to:

  1. Engage in dramaturgical research.
  2. Prepare a text for rehearsal with actors.
  3. Carry out detailed and careful rehearsal.
  4. Collaborate with other theatre practitioners in order to present a performance.
  5. Understand the relations between performance work and the contexts in which it will be presented.
  6. Keep a detailed and clear record of work such that other practitioners would be able to follow the production strategies.

Assessment

Written work: 90% (4500 words)
Workshop participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 3 hour workshop) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

A second-year sequence in Drama and Theatre Studies

Co-requisites

ATS3773