Writing for Performance 1
|Course code CAPA3820||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts|
Explores some principles of dramatic writing for stage, radio and film. Students are given opportunities to develop their own creative potential through original script writing.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2013, 2012|
|Objectives||The course aims to:|
1. develop an understanding of the role of the writer in contemporary theatre practice.
2. develop an understanding of the differences between dramatic and other forms of creative writing.
3. develop an awareness through practical explorations of the skills required to translate an idea into a performable script.
|Content||Discussions centred upon contemporary dramatic writing|
Exercises in dialogue, character, dramatic structure, exposition, conflict, etc.
Exploration of differing techniques and approaches to scriptwriting.
|Replacing Course(s)||DRAM3820 Writing for Performance 1.|
|Transition||Students who have successfully completed DRAM3820 Writing for Performance 1 may not enrol into CAPA3820 Writing for Performance 1.|
|Assumed Knowledge||40 units in Drama at 2000 level. Concurrent assumed knowledge: DRAM3310|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term