Writing for Performance
|Course code CAPA3490||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts|
This course focuses on the relationship between writing/devising and the performance process. Students will explore opportunities to develop their own creative potential through original performance writing in a range of different media and platforms including, individual, collaborative, interactive, live or virtual.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate:|
1. Ability to apply writing/devising/scoring skills in a diverse range of non-verbal and verbal performance texts
2. Knowledge and understanding of the theoretical issues and discourses relating to performance and performance writing/devising/scoring
3. Knowledge and understanding of the structures, forms and features of different types and styles of performance writing/devising/scoring
|Content||* Theoretical perspectives underpinning writing for performance--e.g. Communication theories, semiotic theories, narrative theories|
* The role of the writer in various performance contexts--e.g. the playwright and the screen writer
* The "auteur": issues of author-ship and authority in performance contexts
* Relationship between words, images, the performer's body and voice and the context and medium of performance
* Structures and features of a range of texts for performance
* Skills, processes and practices of writing for performance in a range of contexts
|Replacing Course(s)||ARTC3490 Writing for Performance.|
CAPA3820 Writing for Performance.
CAPA3860 Writing for Performance 2
|Transition||Students who have successfully completed ARTC3490 Writing for Performance may not enrol into CAPA3490 Writing for Performance.|
Students who have successfully completed CAPA3820 Writing for Performance may not enrol into CAPA3490 Writing for Performance.
Students who have successfully completed CAPA3860 Writing for Performance may not enrol into CAPA3490 Writing for Performance.
|Assumed Knowledge||ARTC1450 and/or HUMA1650 and/or HUMA1653, CAPA1001 and 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 CAPA3490|