2018 Summer School Subject List

Dramaturgy (PRFM3611) - Opens 04 Oct 2016

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Performance Studies
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1)  Katrina Foster - kfos6235@uni.sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
(1) Dr Laura Ginters - laura.ginters@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 10 Jan 2017 
End Date: 27 Jan 2017 
Capacity: 20 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 07 Dec 2016 
Census date: 18 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 18 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No

Prerequisites:

  1. Prerequisite: - 

    18 Junior credit points from subject areas listed in Table A

Description

What is a dramaturg? How do you read a play? Write a non-text based performance? Prepare a production of a classic play? This unit of study will investigate the various roles of the dramaturg, focusing on new play dramaturgy, background research for historical texts, translation and the role of the dramaturg as co-creator in non-text-based work. This unit will include practical exercises in analysing and workshopping a new Australian play or text for performance.

Assessment

Preparation and seminar discussions (10%); 2250 word Production Dramaturgy (45%); 2250 word Script Analysis (45%).

Timetable

Start Date: 10 Jan 2017     End Date: 27 Jan 2017

Lectures: Tue, Wed & Fri: 13:00 - 14:30 hrs

Tutorials: Tue, Wed & Fri: 14:30 - 17:30 hrs

Location:

Performance Studies AV Room,

Level 1, John Woolley Building

Texts

Reader will be available.