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THEA354 Creating Theatre

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The creation and performance of a piece of theatre.

In class you will investigate and rehearse the script of a play in a practical context, and the paper will culminate in a season of public performances of that play.

Paper title Creating Theatre
Paper code THEA354
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,080.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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Prerequisite
THEA 211 and a further 18 200-level THEA points
Restriction
THEA 321
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Programme Co-ordinator.
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

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 hours will be required outside of class time.
Teaching Arrangements

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

Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Analyse a play text with a view to performance
  • Utilise text analysis in performance
  • Identify and solve problems in the rehearsal and production of a play
  • Analyse ways in which a theatre-maker contributes to a theatrical ensemble effectively

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Timetable

Not offered in 2020

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

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
Paper code THEA354
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Summer School
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
36 200-level THEA points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Programme Co-ordinator.
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

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 (spa@otago.ac.nz) for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

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Timetable

Summer School

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-12:50 2-7
Wednesday 10:00-12:50 2-7
Friday 10:00-11:50 2-5, 7