Undergraduate Units of Study
PRFM3606 - Approaches to Acting
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Glen James McGillivray
Phone: +61 2 9351 6833
All approaches to acting are grounded in implicit theories about the human self: to Stanislavsky, for example, the self is a repository of memories; while for Meyerhold, the self is a biomechanical resource. We will survey - and experiment with - a range of theories of acting, from Quintilian to Method, Zeami to Suzuki, uncovering the assumptions about human being underlying each. The unit involves a workshop component, although no experience is necessary: you will not be assessed on your acting ability.
1x3000wd essay (50%), 1x500wd equivalent group presentation (20%), 5x100wd interlocutions (15%), 1x500wd formative literature summary (15%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr workshop/week
PRFM2601 and PRFM2602
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for PRFM3606
|Class||Approaches to Acting|
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
|Location||Performance Studies Audio Visual Room A20|
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