Theatre and Performance Studies

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Theatre and Performance Studies

Major

A major in Theatre and Performance Studies requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Theatre and Performance Studies requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core
PRFM1601
Making Theatre: The work of the director
6      Semester 1
PRFM1602
Dangerous Performances
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
PRFM2601
Being There: Theories of Performance
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2001
Semester 1
PRFM2602
Performance: Production and Interpretation
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM2002
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
PRFM3961
Rehearsal Studies
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
Semester 1
Selective
PRFM3602
Performance Histories
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
Semester 2
PRFM3603
Playing Politics
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3026 or PRFM3015
Semester 1
PRFM3604
Embodied Histories
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3021
Semester 2
PRFM3606
Approaches to Acting

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3022
Semester 2
PRFM3607
Production Strategies for Performance

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602
Intensive February
PRFM3611
Dramaturgy
6    P PRFM2601 and PRFM2602 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3010
Semester 2
PRFM3621
Ritual, Play and Performance

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies or (PRFM2601 and PRFM2602)
N PRFM2606
Semester 1
PRFM3622
Sociology of Theatre

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Theatre and Performance Studies
N PRFM3012 or PRFM2604
Semester 2
CHNS3651
Chinese Drama and Theatre
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Chinese Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in ICLS
Semester 1

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
PRFM3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
PRFM3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2