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Rehearsing Shakespeare - PRFM2605

Year - 2019

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.

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr workshop/week

1x1500wd Analytical Rehearsal Log (30%), 3x In Class Scene-work (equiv to 500wd) (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Performance Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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