Scenography and Theatre Design are integral to contemporary performance. In this unit you will explore how Theatre Design and Scenography create performance environments that both convey meaning and generate performance. Theatre Design incorporates the crafts of costume, set, lighting and sound design. Historically, scenography refers to the creation of scenic art for the theatre, but in contemporary performance, scenography integrates the visual and aural elements of a production. This unit explores how these technical elements of theatre are ‘written’ or ‘painted’ on the performance space and the performer.
|Unit name||Scenography and Design|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Jane Woollard
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|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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- Research and interpret theories and concepts of theatre design and scenography in historical and contemporary contexts.
- Analyse critical theory and industry practice related to theatre design and scenography.
- Utilise scenographic and design principles to create a theatre and performance environment for a production.
- Develop, realise and present a theatre design that communicates contemporary issues and concepts.
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FPB226 and FPB236
Weekly workshop (2 hours)
Task 1: Group research presentation (20%)
Task 2: Design concept and pitch (40%)
Task 3: Design concept presentation (40%)
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