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    Exploring performance practices and an introduction to the dramaturgical and devising skills required to create a Shakespearean concept performance targeting a specific community audience.

    About this paper

    Paper title Shakespeare Text to Performance
    Subject Theatre Studies
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
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    72 300-level ENGL or THEA points (including THEA 351)
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    Convenor: Associate Professor Suzanne Little


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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will:

    • Demonstrate versatile vocal technique appropriate to the demands of Shakespearean performance
    • Work responsibly and with complicity within a creative production ensemble
    • Demonstrate dramaturgical writing and devising skills appropriate to the creation of a concept Shakespearean performance
    • Perform Shakespearean verse and prose, displaying a thorough understanding of the form


    Not offered in 2024

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    This paper is taught On Campus
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