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THEA352 Directing

An introduction to the role of the director, with emphasis on script analysis and interpretation. Each student will direct a short piece of approximately ten minutes’ duration.

This popular paper, with a largely practical focus, will give you insight into the role of the theatre director. In addition to lively classroom exercises, each student will direct a short piece.

Paper title Directing
Paper code THEA352
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
One of THEA 251, THEA 252, THEA 212, THEA 213
Restriction
THEA 311, THEA 312
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Admission to THEA 352 in any year is limited. Students intending to enrol for this paper must contact Theatre Studies to complete an application form by 30 November 2016 and arrange an interview. Early applications are encouraged, but late applications may be considered.
Eligibility
Students must apply for entry. Please see Theatre Studies website for application forms and more information.

Those who wish to be considered should complete and submit an application (available from the department office) by 30 November 2016.

Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
theatre.studies@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Associate Professor Lisa Warrington
Paper Structure
Please contact the Theatre Studies office for a copy of the most recent course outline.
Teaching Arrangements
One 3-hour practical class and one 50-minute seminar per week
Textbooks
The THEA 352 course reader can be purchased from the University print shop at the beginning of the semester.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper provides a basic understanding of the role of the director, in both theory and practice. You will acquire or enhance skills in creative imagination and working with text, space and actors.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Monday 09:00-11:50 9-15, 17-22

An introduction to the role of the director, with emphasis on script analysis and interpretation. Each student will direct a short piece of approximately ten minutes’ duration.

This popular paper, with a largely practical focus, will give you insight into the role of the theatre director. In addition to lively classroom exercises, each student will direct a short piece.

Paper title Directing
Paper code THEA352
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
One of THEA 251, THEA 252, THEA 212, THEA 213
Restriction
THEA 311, THEA 312
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Admission to THEA 352 in any year is limited. Students intending to enrol for this paper must contact Theatre Studies to complete an application form by 30 November 2017 and arrange an interview. Early applications are encouraged, but late applications may be considered.
Eligibility
Students must apply for entry. Please see Theatre Studies website for application forms and more information.

Those who wish to be considered should complete and submit an application (available from the department office) by 30 November 2016.

Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
mtpa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Coordinator: Associate Professor Lisa Warrington
Paper Structure
Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
Teaching Arrangements
One 3-hour practical class and one 50-minute seminar per week
Textbooks
The THEA 352 course reader can be purchased from the University print shop at the beginning of the semester.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper provides a basic understanding of the role of the director, in both theory and practice. You will acquire or enhance skills in creative imagination and working with text, space and actors.

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 15:00-15:50 9-13, 15-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Wednesday 14:00-16:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22