Undergraduate Units of Study

PRFM3611 - Dramaturgy

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Paul Gregory Dwyer

Description

What is a dramaturg? How do you read a play? Write a non-text based performance? Prepare a production of a classic play? This unit of study will investigate the various roles of the dramaturg, focusing on new play dramaturgy, background research for historical texts, translation and the role of the dramaturg as co-creator in non-text-based work. This unit will include practical exercises in analysing and workshopping a new Australian play or text for performance.

Assessments

1x500wd performance analysis (20%), 1x1500wd group project (30%), 1x2500wd script assessment (50%)

Classes

1x3-hr seminar workshop/week

Prerequisites

(PRFM2601 and PRFM2602) or (PRFM2001 and PRFM2002)

Prohibitions

PRFM3010

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