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Examines bi-cultural theatre theory and practice in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
This paper looks at theatre created between Māori and non-Māori contexts and explores
how culture and identity can be articulated through theatre and performance.
The paper blends theory and practice in a dynamic way and culminates in a devised public performance by the class.
|Paper title||Bi-cultural Theatre|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2021 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,092.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,073.40|
- 18 100-level MAOR or THEA points and (THEA 102 or THEA 151)
- THEA 353
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval
from the Head of Programme. Contact the School of Performing Arts office (email@example.com).
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
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- Teaching staff
Convener: Associate Professor Hilary Halba
- Paper Structure
- This paper is taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical performance workshops. Students will devise a public performance at the end of the semester, so extra rehearsal hours will be required outside of class time.
- 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.
- Course outline
Please contact the School of Performing Arts office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Compare ways in which expressions of culture have been articulated in Aotearoa New Zealand through theatre
- Articulate an understanding of
- Fundamental differences between bi- and multiculturalism in theatre
- The impact of cultural imperialism and globalisation on theatre production in Aotearoa New Zealand
- Analyse ways in which theatre can both reflect and challenge ideas of cultural representation and expression
- Engage in Kaupapa-Māori-led research focusing on performance
- Communicate findings orally, in writing and through performance
- Devise a performance in a group