Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject combines practical and theoretical approaches to making theatre. The students will encounter classical and contemporary theatre texts, such as Greek Tragedy, 20th century plays and devised performance. They will also be directed in short extracts from the chosen plays.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBagryana Popov

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjects DRA1TKP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Write an analysis of a theatre production with reference to performance theory.

Class discussions of performance; Theatre Analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

02. Perform in two staff-directed short performances

Practical workshops
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBagryana Popov

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Performance (Equivalent 2 x 1300 words)65 02, 01
Theatre Analysis 1400 words35 01, 02