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Dramaturgy - PRFM3611

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
1x3hr seminar/week

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

Pre-requisites

PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies

Prohibitions

PRFM3010

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Performance Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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