Undergraduate Units of Study
PRFM2601 - Being There: Theories of Performance
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Glen James McGillivray
Phone: +61 2 9351 6833
What is performance, and how can we understand what it is that performance does? This unit of study will introduce students to the study of performance, and the particular problems associated with approaching a phenomenon that is often ephemeral, experiential in nature, and frequently shrouded in mystery. Students will learn key theoretical and methodological approaches to the study and practice of a range of performance genres, including, but not limited to theatre and other artistic practices.
1x500wd summary of key theoretical text (10%), 8x250wd learning reflections (40%), 1x2000wd essay (50%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
18 junior credit points from subject areas listed in Table A
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture Theater for PRFM2601
|Class||Being There: Theories of Performance|
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
|Location||Teachers College Lecture Theatre 306 A22|
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