Theatre and Performance Studies Table

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The following units offered are now available as Table A electives:

PRFM2603 Between Improvisation and Text
Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: 18 Junior credit points from subject areas listed in Table A or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies Prohibitions: PRFM3005 or PRFM3014 or PRFM3016 Assessment: 1x500wd equivalent group performance (10%), 1x1500wd tutorial paper (40%), 1x500wd equiv group seminar (10%), 1x2000wd research essay (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
All performances exist at the interface of oral and literate culture, involving combinations of 'fixed' and 'free' elements. In this unit, you will explore, through practical workshops and group research, the flexibility of traditional genres like Commedia dell'Arte as well as contemporary forms of performance where improvisation can occur.

PRFM2605 Rehearsing Shakespeare 
Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr workshop/week Prerequisites: 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies Assessment: 1x1500wd Analytical Rehearsal Log (30%), 3x In Class Scene-work (equiv to 500wd) (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
How did actors in Shakespeare's time rehearse a play? In this unit students will explore rehearsal in the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre: from part playing, cueing and exploring the relationship between voice and gesture through to the general rehearsal. Students will have the opportunity to workshop selected scenes from plays by Shakespeare or his contemporaries in order to understand how a Renaissance English actor embodied his part.

17/12/2018
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      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
Semester 1
Summer Main
PRFM2602
Performance: Production and Interpretation
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2002
Semester 2
Summer Main

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

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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 2019

6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602
Semester 2
PRFM3611
Dramaturgy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies or (PRFM2601 and PRFM2602)
N PRFM2606
Semester 2
PRFM3622
Sociology of Theatre
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3012 or PRFM2604
Semester 2
CHNS3651
Chinese Drama and Theatre
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

PRFM3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
PRFM3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
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 units of study

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 of study

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

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
PRFM4118
Contemporary Performance
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 2020.