Theatre Meets Film
East 15 Acting School
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 03 October 2019
Saturday 14 December 2019
26 June 2019
Requisites for this module
BA W441 Acting and Contemporary Theatre
In this module students apply advanced devising and improvising techniques to explore and experiment with a range of increasingly complex performance forms, demands and styles. Students work with a range of practitioners, both from within the School and with a visiting director, to encourage them to put their performance skills into practice under a variety of different styles and approaches. Students are assessed on their contribution and participation during the rehearsal process and performance. Assessment focus less on processes and preparation and more on students' creative achievement and professionalism in performance.
To encourage students to:
- Write, devise and perform a range of original work
- Develop the ability to communicate with a range of audiences
- Apply advanced devising and interpretation techniques to create performance
- Experiment with a range of performance styles and forms
- Work creatively in a range of demands and opportunities
- Textual comprehension (understanding and interpreting language, plot and characters).
- Skills integration (ability to utilise all disciplines within the context of the play/project)
- Commitment (energy, positive attitude) in the use of a variety of theatrical styles
- Ensemble acting (generous participation in and contribution to all stages of work and an awareness of the relationship between them)
- Flexibility and sensitivity to change
- Objective self-assessment (as an actor and within the project; strengths/weaknesses) in relation to advanced performance techniques
- Creativity (inventive responses and sustained creativity, using a range of experiences)
- Achievement of the aims of the projects
- Professional potential (creative realisation, discipline, extending range, application, focus, presence and personal confidence)
No additional information available.
- Students work in small group practical classes
- Learning also takes place in presentations, workshops and supervised and unsupervised rehearsals, studio-based and large-scale performances
- Independent study and research
- Oral formative assessment and tutor feedback is given in group session.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Uri Roodner and visiting Directors
For further information please email Uroodn@essex.ac.uk
No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
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