Undergraduate Units of Study

PRFM2602 - Performance: Production & Interpretation

Summer Late, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Christopher David Hay
Email: christopher.hay@sydney.edu.au

Description

How do the members of an audience make meaning from their experience of theatrical performance? How (and to what extent) can theatre-makers guide this process through the use of text, movement, spatial design, costuming, lighting, sound and other production elements? In this unit of study, students will attend events at a number of Sydney theatres and develop a critical language for analysing live performance. Practical workshops will also provide an introduction to theatre production techniques.

Assessments

1x750wd semiotic analysis of a theater performance poster/flyer (20%), 1x1250wd tutorial paper (30%), 1x2500wd performance analysis essay with reflective commentary on methodology (50%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

18 junior credit points from subject areas listed in Table A

Prohibitions

PRFM2002

 Tuesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PRFM2602

Lecture 1

             
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Wednesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PRFM2602

Lecture 2

             
2 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Friday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

PRFM2602

Lecture 3

             
3 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

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