Available in 2022
Course code

CAPA2001

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

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 socially-engaged arts practice. It explores a range of creative and analytical approaches to applied theatre in contemporary cultural contexts.


Availability

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2022

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop a proposal for a feasible socially-engaged arts project

2. Demonstrate 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 applied theatre.


Content

This course explores and provides:

  • Case study exemplars of contemporary, socially engaged creative arts practice.
  • 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

Assumed knowledge

CAPA1001


Assessment items

Proposal / Plan: Seminar - 30%

Essay: Essay - 30%

Performance: Performance - 40%


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Lecture

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 7 Weeks starting in week 1

Self-Directed Learning

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks starting in week 13

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks starting in week 1

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 5 Weeks starting in week 8

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