Module Identifier DR33020  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Mr Richard Cheshire  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Mr Graham Laker  
Pre-Requisite DR22910 , DR33610  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours 10 x 1.5 hour lecture/seminars  
  Practical   Production meetings and intensive rehearsals for project and theatre visit  
Assessment Project work     70%  
  Essay   3,000 words   30%  
  Word commentaries   2 x 1,000 word theatre reviews   10%  

Brief description
This module extends and develops the work of DR22910 and DR33610 and is restricted to those students who have shown talent and aptitude towards the art and craft of directing or design. Students will be asked to direct or design x 30 minute play or extract for public performance in Theatr y Castell. Lectures and practical sessions will focus on translating the written text to stage and on how the director formulates the ruling idea for the play. Integral to this course is a visit to the RSC at Stratford upon Avon where students will analyse three performances and discuss their ideas with members of the RSC staff and company.