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Creating the New: Theatre and its Experiments (12 points)


Leader: Sue Tweg

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: This unit investigates a range of avant-garde theories, practices and practitioners, in order to stimulate imaginative and investigative possibilities for performance. The emphasis will be on work that challenges conventional boundaries, both between genres and between theatre and other models of performance. An important element in the program will be the practice of performance-makers in Australia who represent significant initiatives of this kind.

Assessment: Short investigative performance work or 2500-word essay on the work of an innovative contemporary practitioner 30%, An argumentative essay 3,500 words on selected issues in the development and/or analysis of non-conventional models of performance 40%

Contact Hours: 2.5 hours class contact, 12 hours private study and 10 hours additional research over a tenan eleven-week program

Corequisites: DTS4000

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