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THEA421 Special Topic: Irish Theatre

An intensive study of selected plays in terms of genre, performance history and cultural and political significance, allied with mentored live performances of Abbey Theatre commissioned one-act plays.

Paper title Special Topic: Irish Theatre
Paper code THEA421
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,076.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,267.52

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Prerequisite
72 300-level ENGL or THEA points
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with special approval.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical Thinking, Cultural Understanding, Global Perspective, Self-motivation, Teamwork, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Develop an appreciation for the aesthetic value, cultural, political and historical significance of Irish Theatre and an awareness of the role played by Irish Theatre in Colonial Culture.
Contact
theatre.studies@otago.ac.nz or peter.kuch@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Peter Kuch
Textbooks
A list of textbooks and readings will be available prior to the beginning of semester.

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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
A1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 9-15, 18-22

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 9-15, 17-22
Paper title Special Topic: The Working Dramaturg
Paper code THEA421
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,098.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,352.87

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Prerequisite
72 300-level ENGL or THEA points
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical Thinking, Cultural Understanding, Global Perspective, Self-motivation, Teamwork, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
An analysis of the key practices of the dramaturg, including editing of play-scripts, communicating with playwright, director and community, and the selection, development, research and analysis of plays for production.
Teaching staff
To contact the Paper Coordinator, please email mtpa@otago.ac.nz
Textbooks
A list of textbooks and readings will be available prior to the beginning of semester.
Contact
mtpa@otago.ac.nz

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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
A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-22