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ACP206 - Performance, Authenticity, Adaption

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:Y Prior
Prerequisite:

Must have passed two units from ACP101, ACP102, ACP177, ACP201, ACP202, ACP277

Corequisite:

 Nil

Incompatible with: ACP306
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Through the close study of a selected dramatic text, students will apply methods of textual analysis, and processes for the realisation of text as performance. Structuralist and post-Structuralist reading strategies will be used to investigate issues of interpretation, adaption, authorial intent and directorial authority. Students will undertake a case study of an artist or company working in the field of contemporary cross-cultural performance. The continuum between performed self and constructed character will be analysed, drawing on contemporary performance practice in areas of mono drama and stand-up comedy.

Assessment

Practical performance exercise 20%

Case study analysis report 1600 words 40%

Solo performance project 40%

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