UG Coursework Unit
Level of learning
ENG00400 - Introduction to Written Texts AND [[WR10001] Contemporary Reading and Writing Practices]
Gives students a practical and experiential introduction to a broad range of performance writing practices, dramaturgy techniques and theories of performance. Develops students' writing based on a practical experience of methods, approaches and styles relating to writing for live performance.
- The empty space: Staging performance
- From written word to performing body
- From oral tradition to contemporary theatre
- Theatre and community
- Performance workshops
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||articulate the differences between writing for the page and writing for the performing body|
|2||demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between theatre and community|
|3||identify the basic aspects of script structure|
|4||demonstrate practical skills in writing for performance|
|5||critically analyse a range of approaches to writing for performance.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
articulate the differences between writing for the page and writing for the performing body
demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between theatre and community
identify the basic aspects of script structure
demonstrate practical skills in writing for performance
critically analyse a range of approaches to writing for performance.
- Clark, L, 2006, Writing for the Stage: a Practical Playwriting Guide, Allyn and Bacon, Pearson, Boston. ISBN: 978-0205412976.
- Grieg, N, 2005, Play Writing: A Practical Guide, Routledge, London and New York. ISBN: 978-0415310437.
- Nowra, L, 2000, Radiance: The Play and Screenplay, Currency Press, Sydney. ISBN: 978-0868196244.