Scenography and Theatre Design are integral to contemporary performance, especially given the cross-disciplinary nature of theatre and performance practice. In this unit you will develop your skills in visual dramaturgy and investigate how to design performance environments that convey meaning and offer fresh interpretations of performance texts.
|Unit name||Scenography and Design|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Jane Woollard|
|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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- 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.
|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
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PrerequisitesFPB226 and FPB236
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).
|Assessment||Task 1: Design concept and pitch (40%)|Task 2: Design concept presentation (40%)|Task 3: Group research presentation (20%)|
|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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