Performance Histories 1

Course code CAPA2210Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Offers a detailed study of aspects of some major performance styles, forms and traditions, and of the social and cultural contexts which shaped them.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. 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.
ContentCourse 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)DRAM2210 Performance Histories 1.
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed DRAM2210 Performance Histories 1 may not enrol into CAPA2210 Performance Histories 1.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of DRAM1010 and DRAM1020
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsResearch essays (2000 words, due end of semester)
Essays / Written AssignmentsResearch report (1200 words) due mid-semester 30%
Other: (please specify)Seminar presentation.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term