Ensemble Performance Project

The details
East 15 Acting School
Southend Campus
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 15 December 2023
31 March 2021


Requisites for this module



Key module for

BA W494 Acting and Physical Theatre

Module description

Development of small group ensemble
Research and development of original performance projects
Rehearsal and performance of physical theatre projects

Module aims

The aims of the module are:
To encourage students to work creatively in small group ensemble.
To provide opportunities for students to research and create an original piece of physical theatre work.
To develop students' ability to devise and perform original physical theatre work to public audiences.

Module learning outcomes

On completion of this module the student should be able to:
- Initiate a creative concept for physical performance
- Demonstrate application of research to the process
- Demonstrate a professional standard of physical theatre performance
- Work as a professional member of a performance ensemble

Module information

- Continuous assessment through classwork, rehearsal and performance within a live, public performance

Learning and teaching methods

Independent study, seminars, rehearsals, supporting research and rehearsal logbook.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Practical   Continuous Assessment     

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
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Coursework Exam
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Module supervisor and teaching staff
Mr James Sutherland, email: jsuth@essex.ac.uk.
For further information please email tinaw



External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information
East 15 Acting School

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