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NM3702 - Contemporary Theatre Production

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Available to All Students

This subject heightens vocal, movement, acting or production skills for live text-based performance. Students work as actors with a substantial text to sustain characterisation or undertake a major production role in a directed contemporary play for public presentation. Acting students will also undertake a minor production role eg production/stage manager, marketing, lighting, sound, props, set, costume design, devised multimedia/video production.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply performance or production skills to a substantial text;
  • apply theoretical paradigms in a production role for public performance;
  • analyse and document the performer or production contribution to the performance process.
Prerequisites: 18CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr David Salisbury
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: performance project (40%); essays (20%); seminar research paper (20%); workshop tasks (20%).

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