Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
In this module students will work to analyse the acting requirements of a classical text applying skills in textual analysis, researching the specific classical genre and applying acting theory, technique and methods to the performance. This module follows a professional process from text study to performance with a professional team of theatre practitioners.
A student passing this module should be able to:
1. Access and analyse historical source materials to identify the original conditions and contexts for production and performance
2. Engage in performance and production, based on acquisition and understanding of appropriate performance and production vocabularies, skills, structures, working methods and research paradigms
3. Able to engage in independent research investigating past performances as part of the process of creating or critically responding to new performance
4. Analyse and evaluate the applications and reception of drama and performance within a diverse range of contexts.
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