Courses & Units

Scenography and Design FPB319

Introduction

In this unit you will develop your skills exploring techniques, materials and media that are employed in Scenography and Design. You will use these skills to investigate how to design performance environments that convey meaning, and offer fresh interpretations of performance texts. You will develop an understanding of visual dramaturgy as integral to contemporary performance practice.

Summary

Unit name Scenography and Design
Unit code FPB319
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Theatre
Coordinator Doctor Jane Woollard
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the history and traditions of Scenography and Design, and the intersections of specializations within the field.
  • Analyse how Scenography and Theatre design generates meaning, and a conceptual and embodied experience for performers and audience.
  • Creatively iterate a speculative design responsive to a production context or theme.
  • Adopt and develop techniques, materials and media to produce a design for a theatrical production.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100103 $1,002.00 $858.00 not applicable $2,445.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 credit points at Intermediate level

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On campus (Hobart and Launceston)

Weekly workshop (2 hrs) 

Synchronouos online weekly lectorial (1hr) 

In addition: Self-directed learning (2-3 hrs), Self-directed practice(2-3 hrs), (9 hours total weekly).

AssessmentTask 2: Design concept and pitch (40%)|Task 3: Design concept presentation (40%)|Task 1: Group research presentation (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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