Dramaturgy (PRFM3611)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

PRFM2601 and PRFM2602

Prohibitions

PRFM3010

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