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THEA322 Theatre of Australasia

A comparative study of selected theatre texts and performances from New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific.

This paper surveys some of the major developments and artists within theatre and performance in Australasia (Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand).

Paper title Theatre of Australasia
Paper code THEA322
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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THEA 211 or THEA 221
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Programme Co-ordinator.

Teaching staff

Teaching staff: Associate Professor Lisa Warrington and Associate Professor Hilary Halba

Paper Structure
Your lecturer will give you a list of required readings at the commencement of the paper.
Teaching Arrangements
This subject is largely taught through lectures and seminars. Further information on teaching arrangements is given in the course outline.

Information on set readings is given in the course outline. Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office ( for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will gain general literacy in key Australian and New Zealand theatrical authors, styles, forms, terms and so on, as well as skills in research, essay writing and articulating ideas in a critical fashion.

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Not offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system