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TH1720 - Australian Stage

Credit points:03
Year:2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by:School of Creative Arts

Australian Theatre - the performance text 1 looks at selected contemporary Australian plays from the perspective of the actor, director, designer and spectator. Students will analyse selected plays as potential performance texts and will examine the physical properties of text through practical explorations.

Learning Outcomes

  • To analyse Australian plays within a social, political and historical context;
  • To explore the physical properties of texts;
  • To lead a seminar on selected aspects of the performance text that involves researching the play's production history;
  • To participate and contribute in seminar discussions;
  • To realise the performance text within the framework of a rehearsed reading of selected scenes in any set text.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to use and interpret different media.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TH2400

Availabilities

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator:Dr Robyn Glade-Wright
Lecturer:Ms Sue Hayes.
Contact hours:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
    Assessment:tutorial attendance and participation (20%); performance 1 (20%) performance 2 (20%) (40%); essays (40%).