Undergraduate Units of Study

PRFM3961 - Rehearsal Studies

Semester 1, 2010  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Miranda Jane Heckenberg

Description

This unit of study is structured around a performance project involving professional actors and a director. Students observe and analyse a rehearsal process, which will take place during the mid year break. In this unit, the theoretical and methodological groundwork is laid: accounts of rehearsal by participants and observers, ethnographic theory, video recordings of rehearsal, prompt books and other materials are examined with a view to establishing an appropriate level of awareness of the task and a methodological approach.

Assessments

One 3000 word essay; homework tasks equivalent to 1500 words in total as preparation for weekly seminar discussions

Textbooks

Reader will be available from Week 1.

Classes

One 3 hour seminar per week

Prerequisites

(Credit results in PRFM2601 and PRFM2602) or (credit results in PRFM2001 and PRFM2002)

Corequisites

PRFM3962 and sufficient units for a major in Performance Studies.

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

A timetable is not available for this session.
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