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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Applied Theatre is an umbrella term covering a broad range of process-focused and socially-minded theatre and performance practices. The subject will introduce students to: - theoretical concepts which underpin applied theatre processes and practices - a range of practical skills, including: workshop facilitation; participatory theatre; theatre and intervention - fields of applied theatre, such as: multicultural theatre; community theatre; theatre for elders; theatre and disability; theatre for development

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRob Conkie

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 30 credit points of subjects from the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty at first year level. Students require co-ordinator's approval.


Incompatible subjects DRA1TKP, DRA1PBP

Equivalent subjects DRA1TKP, DRA1PBP

Special conditions Students that have completed either DRA1TKP or DRA1PBP are NOT eligible to undertake this subject, as it does not count towards a Drama major in the Bachelor of Arts (ABA).

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsApplied TheatrePreliminaryHelen NicholsonN/A
ReadingsThe Applied Theatre ReaderPreliminaryPrentki & PrestonN/A
ReadingsTheatre of the OppressedPreliminaryAugusto BoalN/A

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