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Between Improvisation and Text - PRFM2603

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.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x500wd equivalent group performance (10%), 1x1500wd tutorial paper (40%), 1x500wd equiv group seminar (10%), 1x2000wd research essay (40%)

Pre-requisites

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, PRFM3005 or PRFM3014 or PRFM3016

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Theatre and Performance Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
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
Westmead
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