The history, principles and practices of design for theatre and performance, and the development of production design concepts.
This paper is an introduction to lighting, sound and set design for theatre and performance, with an emphasis on the development of design concepts in contemporary theatre practice.
|Paper title||Design for Theatre and Performance|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$868.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,656.70|
- (THEA 152 or DESI 121 or MUSI 132) and 36 further points
- THEA 356
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts' website
- Teaching staff
- Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts' office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- Paper Structure
- The paper is taught through a combination of lectures, demonstrations and practical workshops.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- Your lecturer will give you a list of required readings at the commencement of the paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Gain an overview of the history of design in theatre and performance
- Identify some of the philosophies and theories that underpin and inform the field
- Identify some of the key figures and practitioners within the field
- Understand production design as a text in its own right
- Gain a deeper appreciation of theatrical and performative genres, practices and conventions
- Develop some fundamental tools of research, analysis and conceptual realisation in the field of theatre and performance design
- Gain an understanding of the technical language, practices and terminology specific to the field