|Module Title||DIRECTING PRACTICE I|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Graham Laker|
|Course delivery||Practical||Attendance at all rehearsals, production meetings, technical rehearsals, sound and lighting plots and performances. Individual responsibility for at least 3 rehearsal sessions with actors.|
|Seminars / Tutorials||6 Hours 6 x 1 hour|
|Practical||Intensive work on allocated project|
|Assessment||Oral examination||A fifteen minute question and answer session with two examiners, not involved in the project, during which the student should demonstrate clear evidence of a critical awareness and understanding of the directing experience, paying particular attention to the production choices made during the execution of the project.||30%|
|Project work||An assessment by the project director and module co-ordinator of the development, contribution and achievement of the student to the project.||70%|
Typically, upon completion of this module, the student will be able:
- To show an understanding of the structure and logistics of all aspects of the theatre production process.
- To make appropriate artistic choices and decisions concerning the production within the conceptual framework provided by the project director.
- To conduct extended individual and group rehearsals.
- To notate and document the directorial procedure, and be able to present such documentation to the peer-group.
Students will be assigned as assistant directors to one of the third year productions. They will be expected to be involved in all aspects of the production from pre-planning to final performance, and to be given opportunities to organise and execute their own rehearsals within the framework and conception of the project.