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THEA352 Directing

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An introduction to the role of the director, with emphasis on script analysis and interpretation. Each student will direct a short piece of approximately ten minutes’ duration.

This popular paper, with a largely practical focus, will give you insight into the role of the theatre director. In addition to lively classroom exercises, each student will direct a short piece.

Paper title Directing
Paper code THEA352
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,092.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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Prerequisite
One of THEA 212, THEA 213, THEA 251, THEA 252
Restriction
THEA 312 and THEA 311
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Admission to THEA352 in any year is limited. Students intending to enrol for this paper must contact Theatre Studies to complete an application form by 23 November 2020 and arrange an interview. Early applications are encouraged, but late applications may be considered.
Eligibility
Students must apply for entry. Please see Theatre Studies website for application forms and more information.

Those who wish to be considered should complete and submit an application (available from the School office) by 20 November 2020.

Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Hilary Halba

Teaching Arrangements

One 3-hour practical class and one 50-minute seminar per week.

Textbooks

THEA 352 course readings will be available on Blackboard, via eReserve.

Course outline

Please contact the School of Performing Arts office (spa@otago.ac.nz) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper provides a basic understanding of the role of the director, in both theory and practice. You will acquire or enhance skills in creative imagination and working with text, space and actors.

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Timetable

Semester 2

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

An introduction to the role of the director, with emphasis on script analysis and interpretation. Each student will direct a short piece of approximately ten minutes’ duration.

This popular paper, with a largely practical focus, will give you insight into the role of the theatre director. In addition to lively classroom exercises, each student will direct a short piece.

Paper title Directing
Paper code THEA352
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
One of THEA 212, THEA 213, THEA 251, THEA 252
Restriction
THEA 312 and THEA 311
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Admission to THEA352 in any year is limited. Students intending to enrol for this paper must contact Theatre Studies to complete an application form by 23 November 2021 and arrange an interview. Early applications are encouraged, but late applications may be considered.
Eligibility

Students must apply for entry. Please see Theatre Studies website for application forms and more information.

Those who wish to be considered should complete and submit an application (available from the School office) by 23 November 2021.

Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.

Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Teaching Staff: Ryan Hartigan

Teaching Arrangements

One 3-hour practical class and one 50-minute seminar per week.

Textbooks

THEA 352 course readings will be available on Blackboard, via eReserve.

Course outline

Please contact the School of Performing Arts office (spa@otago.ac.nz) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper provides a basic understanding of the role of the director, in both theory and practice. You will acquire or enhance skills in creative imagination and working with text, space and actors.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Semester 1

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-15, 18-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 13:00-15:50 9-15, 17-22