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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBagryana Popov

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesClass discussions of performance, Theatre analysis and Practical workshops.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsDRA1TKP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Write an analysis of a theatre production with reference to performance theory.
02. Perform in two staff-directed short performances

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBagryana Popov

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 40
One 3.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 40 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Performance (Equivalent 2 x 1300 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo65 SILO1, SILO2

Theatre Analysis 1400 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2