Available in 2012
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Previously offered in 2013
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.
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.
Discussions centred upon contemporary dramatic writing
Exercises in dialogue, character, dramatic structure, exposition, conflict, etc.
Exploration of differing techniques and approaches to scriptwriting.
DRAM3820 Writing for Performance 1.
Students who have successfully completed DRAM3820 Writing for Performance 1 may not enrol into CAPA3820 Writing for Performance 1.
40 units in Drama at 2000 level. Concurrent assumed knowledge: DRAM3310
Modes of Delivery
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term