In this unit we explore the creation of meaning through the interactions a performer makes with other performers, sites, objects, texts, and contexts. A key focus is building sustained dramatic performance, using effective storytelling to convey ideas and communicate affect through interactions. You will work towards a public showing of studies and scenes based on selected narratives from canonical sources and other texts. You will study the elements of drama and dramatic composition, exploring them through rehearsals, workshops and practical excercises. You will develop key skills required of a performer: spatial and physical awareness, emotional expressiveness and vocal control, critical thinking and interpretation. Most importantly, this unit emphasises working in an ensemble, collaborating respectfully and constructively.
|Unit name||Dramatic Interactions|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Asher Warren|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.
- Work collaboratively, constructively and respectfully as part of an ensemble.
- Interact as a performer with peers, sites, and objects to convey dramatic narrative.
- Identify and analyse dramatic structures for performance.
- Interpret and contextualise canonical narratives in relation to site and audience.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On campus (Hobart and Launceston)
Weekly workshop (2 hrs)
Synchronouos online weekly lecture (1hr)
Self-directed learning (2-3 hrs)
Self-directed rehearsal (2-3 hrs) (9 hours total weekly).
|Assessment||Task 2: Pebblepad portfolio including video, images and text (25%)|Task 3: Individual class presentation (25%)|Task 4: Presentation of a scene, as part of a group. (40%)|Task 1: Peer evaluation (10%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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