This course introduces areas that are fundamental to the Creative and Performing Arts, including Theatre, Performance and Drama in a variety of contemporary cultural contexts. It develops approaches to collaboration and devising introduced in CAPA1001. The course introduces practical and analytical approaches needed for the understanding of the use of gesture, image, movement, text and sound in a creative work such as a time-based event, performance, installation or media-based work. It explores a range of creative and analytical approaches to concepts such as text, texture, representation, non-representation, abstraction, hybridity and narrative in a variety of contemporary cultural contexts.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
Newcastle City Precinct
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Develop a proposal for a feasible creative event that makes use of gesture, image, movement, space, text and/or sound.
2. Demonstrate developing written / oral communication skills using language appropriate to the field of contemporary performance.
3. Analyse and critically appraise theoretical and practical approaches to creative works, events and performance making in a range of cultural contexts.
4. Demonstrate developing skills in the collaborative creation of works and/or events involving gesture, movement, space, text and/or sound.
This course explores and provides:
- Case study exemplars of contemporary creative works that explore the relationship between gesture, image, movement, space, text and/or sound.
- A dynamic range of practical approaches and theoretical concepts for creating collaborative performances/events/works
- Experience in the collaborative process of creating new works in the creative and performing arts
Proposal / Plan: Seminar - 30%
Essay: Essay - 30%
Performance: Performance - 40%
Newcastle City Precinct
Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks starting in week 1
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks starting in week 13
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks starting in week 1
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 5 Weeks starting in week 8
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