Theatre Directing (10434.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| South Bank, QLD
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Arts And Communications||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Evaluate and summarise the contribution of key directors to the history and development of theatrical expression;
2. Recognise and implement relevant techniques, approaches and methods of directing in relation to texts;
3. Devise and justify creative concepts in the context of directing performance; and
4. Apply communication skills in an academic/creative context.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesMust have passed 36 credit points.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||South Bank, QLD||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Mr Anatoly Frusin|
|2024||South Bank, QLD||Semester 1||05 February 2024||On-Campus||Mr Anatoly Frusin|
Bogart, A. (2001). A director prepares: Seven essays on art and theatre. Routledge.
Innes, C., & Shevstova, M. (2015). The Cambridge introduction to theatre directing. Cambridge University Press.
Marty, P. (2019). Contemporary women stage directors: Conversations on craft. Methuen drama.
Mitchell, K. (2009). The director's craft: A handbook for the theatre. Routledge.
Clurman, H. (1972). On directing. Simon & Schuster.
Drain, R. (Ed.) (1995). Twentieth-Century theatre. Routledge.
Gregory, A., & London, T. (2020). This is not my memoir. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
McAuley, G. (2012). Not magic but work: An ethnographic account of a rehearsal process. Manchester University Press.
Mark, T. (2019) The art of directing in African traditional theatre.
Marker, L-L., & Marker, F. J. (1992). Ingmar Bergman: A life in the theater. Cambridge University Press.
Mitter, S., & Shevtsova, M. (Eds.). (2005). Fifty key theatre directors. Routledge.
Barba, E, & Savarese, N. (1991). A dictionary of theatre anthropology: The secret art of the performer. Routledge.
Braun, E. (1979). The theatre of Meyerhold: Revolution on the modern stage. Drama Book Specialists.
Deeney, J. F., & Gale, M. B. (2016). The Routledge drama anthology: modernism to contemporary performance (Second edition.). Routledge.
Hauser, F., & Reich, R. (2003). Notes on directing: 130 lessons in leadership from the director's chair. Walker Publishing Company, Inc.
Homan, S. (Ed.). (2020). Why the theatre: In personal essays,college teachers, actors, directors, and playwrights tell why the theatre is so vital to them. Routledge.
Salesses, M. (2021). Craft in the real world: Rethinking fiction writing and workshopping. Catapult.
Tannahill, J. (2015). Theatre of the unimpressed: In search of vital drama. Coach House Books.
Usher, S. (2014). Directing: A miscellany. Oberon Books.
Where possibble, physical attandence is required at all classes due to the practical and collaborative nature of the unit.
Required IT skills
Students will be requred to access learning materials and submit assessments through the student management system Canvas.
Work placement, internships or practicums