Australian Theatre and Performance
|Course code CAPA2410||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts|
This course will explore various ways in which the process of making performance in Australia is shaped by specific cultural identities. A diverse range of approaches to performance making will be examined, including the role of Indigenous, Asian, Pacific, queer, disabled and culturally diverse artists. This particular focus on the construction of cultural identities will inform students in creating their own performances.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||After successfully completing this course students should demonstrate:|
1. An awareness of a diverse range of approaches to constructing cultural identities via the medium of performance.
2. A basic understanding of the theories and political contexts informing case studies of culturally diverse performances.
3. Foundational skills in researching, creating, structuring and analysing performances that explore cultural diversity.
|Content||Case study theoretical and practical explorations of the four main areas informing the creation of theatre in the contexts of Australian, Asian and Pacific theatre: Body, Self, Site and Script. |
The preparation and presentation of a performance expressing Australian, Asian and Pacific cultural identities.
|Replacing Course(s)||CAPA1410 and ARTC1410 Australasian Theatre and Performance. CAPA2210 Performance Histories 1|
|Transition||Students who have successfully completed CAPA1410 Australasian Theatre and Performance or ARTC1410 Australasian Theatre and Performance or CAPA2210 Performance Histories 1 are not permitted to enrol into CAPA2410.|
|Assumed Knowledge||CAPA1001, CAPA1020|
|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
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for CAPA2410|