In this unit you will survey a range of acting practices from the seventeenth century to the present, and interrogate their truth claims in order to reveal the social, cultural and historical contingency of each approach. The unit invites you to examine how these different approaches to acting have been influenced by implicit theories of the human self.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr workshop/week
1x3000wd Essay (40%), 1x500wd equivalent group presentation (20%), 5x100wd online interlocutions (20%), 1x500wd reading summary (20%)
PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance StudiesProhibitions