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

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

2000-level units of study

Core
PRFM2601
Being There: Theories of Performance
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2001
Intensive November
Semester 1
PRFM2602
Performance: Production and Interpretation
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2002
Intensive January
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
PRFM3961
Rehearsal Studies
6    P 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 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
Semester 2
PRFM3603
Playing Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3026 or PRFM3015
Semester 1
PRFM3604
Embodied Histories
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3021
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
6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602
Semester 1
PRFM3611
Dramaturgy
6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3010
Semester 2
PRFM3621
Ritual, Play and Performance
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies or (PRFM2601 and PRFM2602)
N PRFM2606
Semester 1
PRFM3622
Sociology of Theatre

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3012 or PRFM2604
Semester 2
CHNS3651
Chinese Drama and Theatre

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Chinese Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in ICLS
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

Where this major is being completed as a first major towards a degree, students should ensure that the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study is undertaken.
Where this major is being completed as a second major from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences towards a degree, the Industry and Community Project unit of study is the appropriate unit to select.
PRFM3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
PRFM3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 2