Issue-Led Theatre

The details
East 15 Acting School
East15 (Loughton) Campus
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 03 October 2019
Saturday 14 December 2019
26 June 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BA W441 Acting and Contemporary Theatre

Module description

In this module you will research, devise, write and stage a project based on a contemporary issue. You will learn to use theatre to express their ideas and emotional engagement with the chosen issue and further develop the skills of communicating with your audience.

Module aims

To provide opportunities for students to use theatre to articulate an opinion
- To further develop students’ writing, devising and performing skills
- To provide opportunities for students to experiment with the uses of performance

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the module you will have produced a piece of theatre that expresses and articulates your own original views and ideas. The style and form of the work produced will express your own individual creative inclination. Some of the work will have tested the boundaries of existing contemporary theatre practice.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

- Students work with tutors in group classes, workshops and rehearsals - Learning also takes place in feedback and group discussion on performances - Independent study and research - Verbal formative assessment and tutor feedback is given in group session - Students receive written summative assessment and tutor comments at the end of the module.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Practical   Continuous Assessment     

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mr Uri Roodner, email: uroodn@essex.ac.uk.
Uri Roodner, Guest tutors



External examiner

Ms Joyce Henderson
Joyce Henderson
Freelance Theatre Maker
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information
East 15 Acting School

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