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Performance Histories - PRFM3602

Year - 2020

This unit of study reflects on the issues and methods that constitute theatre history and its relationship to Performance Studies. We will consider the source materials on which histories of performance are based and some of the genres of historical scholarship that are useful for such historians. We will also study how descriptions and theorisations of creative practices from the past are influential in the work of contemporary theatre and performance practitioners.

1x3-hr seminar/week

1x group presentation, 1x1000wd essay, 1x3000wd essay

Selected readings available through the University Copy Centre


12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Theatre and Performance Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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