The study of a body of modern dramatic texts with reference to the particular context of their production.
The paper features a representative selection of the most exciting recent European, British and American drama and theatre.
|Paper title||Aspects of Modern Drama and Theatre|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- THEA 221
- THEA 424
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Programme Co-ordinator.
- More information link
View more information on the School of Performing Arts website
- Teaching staff
Convenor: Professor Stuart Young
- Paper Structure
Classes include a mixture of lectures, seminars and play readings.
- A list of textbooks and readings will be available prior to the beginning of semester.
- Course outline
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
In this paper students will:
- Acquire a solid knowledge and understanding of the work of a range of modern and contemporary cutting-edge playwrights and theatre-makers
- Deepen their ability to read and analyse a range of theatrical genres and styles
- Enhance their skills in critical reading, independent research, academic writing, oral presentation, and communication
- Develop the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues/peers