Graduation Project

The details
East 15 Acting School
Southend Campus
Spring & Summer
Undergraduate: Level 6
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 26 June 2020
12 August 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BA W412 Acting and Stage Combat

Module description

This final module is a devised project that will call upon on the skills and learning accumulated during the previous three years of study. Students will be divided into groups and will work with a Graduation Project Supervisor (GPS) in order to create a performance, suitable for public showing.

The final production will not simply be a display of "learned skills", but will be an engaging piece of drama with a story, structure, and point of view. Much of the work for this project will be carried out independent of supervision - but the GPS will remain in constant contact with each group to ensure the creation of high-quality showing.

The detailed work of the module is dictated by the requirements of the specific project. It will include research, devising, rehearsals and performance.

Module aims

To create and sustain a unique, engaging drama that represents the skills and knowledge that have been accumulated during the students’ time at East15 Acting School.

Module learning outcomes

- Produce original performance work of a professional standard
- Repeatedly produce high standard performances
- Show advanced understanding of the performance element of stage combat
- Reflect critically and honestly on own practice

Module information

Final Graduation Project Performance, with accompanying research material and reflection in Term 3 (100%)

Learning and teaching methods

Independent research, supervised and unsupervised rehearsals and tutorials.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Practical   Final Graduation Performance Project     

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mr Nick Hall, email: halln@essex.ac.uk.
Nick Hall, Chris Main, Visiting Directors and Tutors
For further information please email halln



External examiner

Mr Philip D'Orleans
British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat
Physical Skills Instructor
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information
East 15 Acting School

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