Writing for Performance 1
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.
- Semester 1 - 2016
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.
This course replaces the following course(s): DRAM3820 and DRAM3820. Students who have successfully completed DRAM3820 or DRAM3820 are not eligible to enrol in CAPA3820.
40 units in Drama at 2000 level. Concurrent assumed knowledge: CAPA3310
Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
Participation: Group/tutorial participation and contribution
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term