Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Postgraduate: Level 7
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
08 May 2019
Requisites for this module
MA W81112 Scriptwriting (Theatre and Digital Media),
MA W81124 Scriptwriting (Theatre and Digital Media)
This module introduces students to a range of critical and theoretical ideas about writing for the theatre. The module is designed to help develop each student's writing practice through either the writing of the opening of a full-length play or a short play of 30 minutes duration. All students are asked to share their writing with other students taking the module and will be asked to read and perform their own work as well as that of other students. Together we will focus on the practice of rewriting and redrafting ideas ensuring each student is supported as they develop their own individual theatre style.
The plays that accompany this module have been chosen to show the wide range of forms theatre writing can take and to provide a starting point for each weeks discussion.
The aims of this module are:
1. To introduce students to a range of critical and theoretical ideas about writing for the theatre. T
2. To help develop each student's writing practice
3. To foster students' presentation and collaborative skills
At the end of the module, students should have developed a detailed and critical understanding of structure and be able to apply their understanding of structure to the creative process.
No additional information available.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||30-minute piece of writing and a 1,500 w
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Professor Jonathan Lichtenstein
LiFTS General Office - email email@example.com.
Telephone 01206 872626
Dr Anthony Fisher
Reader in Theatre and Philosophy
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
* Please note: due to differing publication schedules, items marked with an asterisk (*) base their information upon the previous academic year.
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