Introduction to Drama 1
|Course code CAPA1010||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts|
The course lays the groundwork for a critical [re]evaluation of performance practice. With reference to a variety of historical and cultural practices, the course will examine the foundational elements of creative performance, Body, Space, and Place, with an emphasis on practice-led creative exploration.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||1. To lay the groundwork towards a critical appraisal of the nature of performance;|
2. To develop a basic understanding of performance practices;
3. To practically explore the central concepts of Body, Space, and Place in performance;
4. To apply creativity and collaboration as the primary approach to learning in the performing and creative arts.
|Content||This course introduces students to the ways in which performance space is constructed, and the ways in which a dramatic text is created and then translated from page to stage|
At the successful completion of this course students will demonstrate:
1. The ability to critically analyse a diverse range of performance events within the context of historical and contemporary performance practices;
2. A basic repertoire of performance-making skills;
3. Ability to apply and integrate basic skills of performance making in a collaborative environment.
|Transition||Students who have successfully completed DRAM1010 Introduction to Drama 1 may not enrol in CAPA1010 Introduction to Drama.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term