Explores the key principles of dramatic writing for a range of contemporary performance modes. Students are given opportunities to develop their own creative potential through original script writing.
Availability2019 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2019
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the role and craft of the writer in contemporary theatre and performance.
2. Demonstrate understanding of the differences between dramatic and other forms of creative writing.
3. Practically demonstrate awareness of the skills required to translate an idea into a performable script.
Discussions centred upon contemporary dramatic writing; Script analysis; Exercises in dialogue, character, dramatic structure, exposition, conflict, etc; Exploration of differing techniques and approaches to writing for a range of contemporary performance modes.
This course replaces DRAM3820. If you have successfully completed DRAM3820 you cannot enrol in this course.
Presentation: Presentation - 25%
Written Assignment: Blog - 35%
Written Assignment: Creative Script - 40%
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term