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THEA424 Aspects of Modern Drama and Theatre

The study of a body of modern dramatic texts with reference to the particular context of their production.

The paper generally focuses on one of the most exciting periods and bodies of work in theatrical history - British drama since 1956 - but has also included some key American and Australasian plays of the same period.

Paper title Aspects of Modern Drama and Theatre
Paper code THEA424
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,076.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,267.52

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Prerequisite
72 300-level THEA points
Restriction
THEA 324
Notes
With approval from the Programme Co-ordinator, the normal prerequisite may be waived for students with an equivalent level of knowledge.
Eligibility
Students must be eligible for Honours.
Contact
theatre.studies@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Professor Stuart Young
Associate Professor Lisa Warrington
Ms Hilary Halba
Paper Structure
Please contact the Theatre Studies office for a copy of the most recent course outline.
Textbooks
A list of textbooks and readings will be available prior to the beginning of semester.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • Knowledge of a significant body of modern drama and theatre
  • A sure understanding of dramatic and theatrical concepts
  • The ability to analyse and discuss plays' texts in depth and to convey that knowledge and understanding both in writing and orally
  • Enhanced research skills
  • The ability to work with others in preparing and presenting research

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

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

The study of a body of modern dramatic texts with reference to the particular context of their production.

The paper generally focuses on one of the most exciting periods and bodies of work in theatrical history - British drama since 1956 - but has also included some key American and Australasian plays of the same period.

Paper title Aspects of Modern Drama and Theatre
Paper code THEA424
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
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
72 300-level THEA points
Restriction
THEA 324
Notes
With approval from the Programme Co-ordinator, the normal prerequisite may be waived for students with an equivalent level of knowledge.
Eligibility
Students must be eligible for Honours.
Contact
mtpa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Professor Stuart Young
Associate Professor Lisa Warrington
Ms Hilary Halba
Paper Structure
Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
Textbooks
A list of textbooks and readings will be available prior to the beginning of semester.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
  • Knowledge of a significant body of modern drama and theatre
  • A sure understanding of dramatic and theatrical concepts
  • The ability to analyse and discuss plays' texts in depth and to convey that knowledge and understanding both in writing and orally
  • Enhanced research skills
  • The ability to work with others in preparing and presenting research

^ Top of page

Timetable

Not offered in 2018

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