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THEA451 Advanced Directing

The art of directing, through the study of the work of leading directors and through practical application, including the direction of two short plays.

In this full-year paper, you will develop your own 'voice' as a theatre director. You will direct three varied pieces, including one in a non-theatre environment and a Lunchtime Theatre project.

Paper title Advanced Directing
Paper code THEA451
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,239.44
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $8,877.11

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Prerequisite
72 300-level THEA points (including THEA 352 or THEA 311). Note: With approval from the Programme Co-ordinator, the normal prerequisite may be waived for students with an equivalent level of knowledge. To do this, apply for Special Permission at the Review and Submit stage of your application.
Notes
(i) The prerequisite THEA 352 or THEA 311 may be replaced by an approved equivalent. (ii) Admission to THEA 451 in any year is limited. Students intending to enrol for this paper must contact the programme co-ordinator by 1 February 2018. Late applications may be considered.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
mtpa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: To be advised
Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office (mtpa@otago.ac.nz) for further information.

Textbooks
Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper will deepen your understanding of the role of the director, in both theory and practice. You will enhance skills in creative imagination, interpretation and analysis, and in working with text, space and actors.

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Timetable

Full Year

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-11:50 9-16, 18-22, 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 11:00-12:50 9-16, 18-22

The art of directing, through the study of the work of leading directors and through practical application, including the direction of two short plays.

In this full-year paper, you will develop your own 'voice' as a theatre director. You will direct three varied pieces, including one in a non-theatre environment and a Lunchtime Theatre project.

Paper title Advanced Directing
Paper code THEA451
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
72 300-level THEA points (including THEA 311 or THEA 352)
Notes
(i) The prerequisite THEA 352 or THEA 311 may be replaced by an approved equivalent. (ii) Admission to THEA 451 in any year is limited. Students intending to enrol for this paper must contact the programme co-ordinator by 23 November 2019. Late applications may be considered.
Eligibility
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 Coordinator: Ryan Hartigan
 

Textbooks

Please contact the School of Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

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

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Timetable

Full Year

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-22

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Monday 13:00-15:50 9-15, 17, 19-22