The creation and performance of a piece of theatre.
In class you will investigate and rehearse or devise a new or existing play/performance work. The paper will culminate in a season of public performances of that work.
|Paper title||Creating Theatre|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,141.35|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 36 200-level THEA points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Programme Co-ordinator.
- More information link
View more information on the School of Performing Arts website
- Teaching staff
Convenor: Dr Suzanne Little
- Paper Structure
A combination of practical workshops, lectures and rehearsals.
Students will create a public performance at the end of the paper, so extra rehearsal and performance hours will be required outside of class time.
- Teaching Arrangements
Please contact the School of Performing Arts office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- Readings for this paper will be drawn from a variety of textbooks. Your lecturer will give you a list of required readings at the commencement of the paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Identify and solve problems in the rehearsal and/or devising and production of a performance or performances
- Analyse ways in which a theatre-maker contributes to a theatrical ensemble effectively
- Explore and analyse modes and forms of performance making and their applications and outcomes
- Develop new analytical and performance skills and understandings