ATS3892 - Dramaturgy 3: Contexts - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Centre for Theatre and Performance


Dr Felix Nobis

Not offered in 2017


This unit deals provides an opportunity for extended, in-depth investigation of the full background context of a performance. Students can explore the social, cultural background of a production, its performance history, its material culture. The relationships between technical aspects, scenography, history and the conceptual background to a production are explore in terms of their effects and reception.


On completion of this unit, students will:

  1. Have practical experience of an in-depth dramaturgical project
  2. Understand the relationships between materials and ideas in theatre.
  3. Have an advanced understanding and experience of the role of the dramaturg.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

One 2 hour seminar per week

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Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


ATS2891 or ATS2767