Undergraduate Units of Study

PRFM3961 - Rehearsal Studies

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Laura Ginters


Rehearsal is typically off-limits to outsiders but the exceptional creativity of performance-makers in this 'hidden world' makes it a compelling focus of performance research. This unit examines accounts of rehearsal by playwrights, actors, directors, journalists and academics, as well as video recordings, prompt books and other rehearsal documentation. We will also approach the study of rehearsal through ethnographic theory, reading key texts on participant-observation fieldwork and trying out these methods through small-scale practical exercises.


1x3000wd essay (60%), 1x1500wd tutorial workbook (30%), preparation for seminar discussions (10%)


Course Reader


1x3-hr seminar/week


PRFM2601 and PRFM2602

Additional Information

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


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