Performance & Contemporary Culture 1

Course code CAPA3310Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Alerts students to the range of modes available to contemporary audiences and used by contemporary practitioners both in Australia and overseas, thereby enabling students to build on their understanding of theatre practices introduced in second year.

Not available in 2015

Objectivesi. To develop an understanding of contemporary performance practices with particular emphasis on European, North American and Australian cultural contexts.
ii. To develop research skills in the performing arts.
iii. To develop an ability to read and understand the key dramatic and performance texts.
iv. To develop written and performative fluency in the expression of students' understanding and research skills.
ContentClose studies of particular modes of contemporary performance in relation both to their generic background and to their cultural contexts.
Replacing Course(s)DRAM3310 Performance & Contemporary Culture 1.
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed DRAM3310 Performance & Contemporary Culture 1 may not enrol into CAPA3310 Performance & Contemporary Culture 1.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledge40 units of Drama at 2000 level. Concurrent assumed knowledge: 1 subject drawn from DRAM3720, DRAM3800, DRAM3820 and DRAM3850 (applied subjects).
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Online Learning Activities
Presentations - Group
Presentations - Individual
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term