Acting Studio 2B (PASA6212)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
30 (0.25 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable students to locate contemporary theatre theory and practice in an historical, social and political context and creatively employ appropriate technique. The course focuses on exploring acting theories as both a process and an outcome, as well as professional and creative techniques and approaches for performance.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: PASA6211 and PASA6215. Restriction: PASA6912.
Topics include: 

Devising/text-based disciplines Director's vision and working methods Research Text analysis Voice production
Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Copeau Theatre of Cruelty (Artaud) Epic Theatre (Brecht) Augusto Boal Feminist Theatre
Grotowski, Barba, Dario Fo Interculturalism (Ariane Mnouchkine and Peter Brook) Post-Modern Theatre (Robert Wilson and Robert Lepage) Maori theatre
Polynesian Theatre New Zealand Experimental Theatre (Living Theatre, Theatre Action, Amamus, Red Mole) NZ theatre from 1970?s until today
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes Collaborative learning and project environments
Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures & on-line blog/journal
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5092

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
23 Jul 18 - 24 Sep 18 StudioMonday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
Tuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
25 Jul 18 - 26 Sep 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
27 Jul 18 - 28 Sep 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
15 Oct 18 - 19 Nov 18 StudioMonday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
16 Oct 18 - 20 Nov 18 StudioTuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
Tuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
17 Oct 18 - 21 Nov 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
18 Oct 18 - 22 Nov 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
19 Oct 18 - 23 Nov 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)

Class: 5561

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 17 - 25 Sep 17 StudioMonday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 StudioTuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
Tuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
26 Jul 17 - 27 Sep 17 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
28 Jul 17 - 29 Sep 17 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
16 Oct 17 - 30 Oct 17 StudioMonday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
17 Oct 17 - 31 Oct 17 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
Tuesday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
18 Oct 17 - 1 Nov 17 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
19 Oct 17 - 2 Nov 17 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
20 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (006-2030)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Acting for Screen and Theatre).

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