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Theories of Rehearsal and Performance: Writing, Performativity, Text (12 points)


Leader: R Fensham

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The relationship between the processes of reading a play text as literature, using it as a script for rehearsal into performance, and scripting it for a film. The writing of a play or a film script from 'real life', or from a novel. The concept of 'performativity', particularly as articulated in the theoretical writing of Judith Butler.

Assessment: Text analysis (2000 words): 25% + Performance analysis (2000 words): 25% + Folio of three theatre reviews or short script for film or theatre (2000 words): 25% + Theoretical essay (3000 words): 25%

Contact Hours: 2 hour seminar per week

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