Performance Histories 1

Course code CAPA2210
Not available in 2015

Description

Offers a detailed study of aspects of some major performance styles, forms and traditions, and of the social and cultural contexts which shaped them. This course provides an introduction to the study of European performance from the Greeks to the end of the 19th century.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. to develop an understanding of performance practices in specific historical periods.

2. to develop in students an understanding of the historical and cultural background to contemporary practices.

3. to enhance understanding through practical exploration of key dramatic texts in the periods studied.

Content

Course content is determined by the availability of full-time staff. However, from time to time, sections of the course may be taught by outside experts. Each semester's work is devoted to study of an important historical period or style.  

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): CAPA2410. Students who have successfully completed CAPA2410 are not eligible to enrol in CAPA2210.

Assumed Knowledge

Successful completion of DRAM1010 and DRAM1020

Assessment Items

Essay: Research Essays

Report: Research Report

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term