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Approaches to Acting - PRFM3606

Year - 2020

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 Studies




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Theatre and Performance Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 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
Courses that offer this unit

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