Theatre and Performance Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Theatre and Performance Studies

Major

A major in Theatre and Performance Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Theatre and Performance Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000 level units of study

PRFM1601
Making Theatre: Process and Collaboration
6      Semester 1
PRFM1602
Dangerous Performances
6      Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Core
PRFM2601
Being There: Theories of Performance
6    P 18 Junior credit points from subject areas listed in Table A or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2001
Semester 1
Summer Main
PRFM2602
Performance: Production and Interpretation
6    P 18 Junior credit points from subject areas listed in Table A or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2002
Semester 2
Summer Main
Elective in Table A
PRFM2603
Between Improvisation and Text
6    P 18 Junior credit points from subject areas listed in Table A or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3005 or PRFM3014 or PRFM3016
Semester 2
PRFM2605
Rehearsing Shakespeare

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 credit points from Performance Studies units
Semester 1

3000 level units of study

Core
PRFM3961
Rehearsal Studies
6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
Semester 1
Selective
PRFM3602
Performance Histories

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P (PRFM2601 and PRFM2602) or (PRFM2001 and PRFM2002)
Semester 2
PRFM3606
Approaches to Acting
6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3022
Semester 2
PRFM3607
Production Strategies for Performance

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602
Semester 2
PRFM3611
Dramaturgy
6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3010
Semester 1
PRFM3621
Ritual, Play and Performance
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2606
Semester 2
CHNS3651
Chinese Drama and Theatre
6    P 12 credit points from one of (CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or (CHNS2611 and CHNS2612) or 12 credit points at 2000 level in International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies or Theatre and Performance Studies. Students with a prior grounding in classical Chinese may have prerequisites waived.
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Theatre and Performance Studies requires 48 credit points including
(i) 18 credit points of 4000-level Honours seminar units
(ii) 30 credit points of 4000-level Honours thesis and casebook units

Honours thesis and casebook unit

PRFM4111
Theatre and Performance St. Honours Thesis
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PRFM4112
Theatre and Performance Studies Casebook
24      Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours seminar units

PRFM4113
Research Methodologies 1
6      Semester 1
PRFM4116
Critical Theory and Performance
6      Semester 1
PRFM4117
Embodiment
6      Semester 1

Advanced cousework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Theatre and Performance Studies are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2019.