1 x 1-hour lecture weekly 1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
This is a practical topic designed to further skills and extend experience in theatrical practice. Workshops will focus on improvisation skills, devising and working on rehearsed readings of scripts in small groups.
This topic aims to:
Develop students' understanding of the skills required in acting and producing work for the stage (including Improvisation skills; Devising skills; Script analysis; and Rehearsed readings)
Provide students with the skills required to work collaboratively in an ensemble
Provide opportunities for students to critically reflect on their performance and collaboration skills
Develop skills in script analysis
Develop students’ ability to communicate dramatic meaning through a variety of theatrical languages in performance
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:
Evaluate your own competence in improvising, devising and embodying a character
Apply improvisation and devising strategies in collaboration with peers to create performances
Analyse scripts to identify the given circumstances, character relationships, plot, style and dramatic meaning within historical and contemporary contexts
Apply your analysis of scripts to your interpretation of the script when designing and creating performance
Interrogate the concept and skill of collaboration as it relates to theatre practice
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2021 are no longer published.
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