Available in 2012
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.
i. To develop an understanding of contemporary performance practices with particular emphasis on 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.
Close studies of particular modes of contemporary performance in relation both to their generic background and to their cultural contexts. The subject matter reflects staff availability but it may include content areas drawn from the following:
avant garde performance
aspects of gender and performance
contemporary theatre critics and audiences
ARTC3480 Body, Performance and Culture.
Students who have successfully completed ARTC3480 Body, Performance and Culture may not enrol into CAPA3480 Body, Performance and Culture.
ARTC1450 Artistic Representations or equivalent
Modes of Delivery
Workshop: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term