Module Identifier DR10420  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Mr David W Kendell  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Pre-Requisite Single Hons Theatre students will have open entry to this module.  
Co-Requisite DR10120 , DR10220 , DR10320  
Course delivery Practical   3 Hours 3 x 2 hour classes and four week intensive project  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Presentation: Production allocation60%
Semester Assessment Report: Working Notebook30%
Semester Assessment Practical Exercise: Self-awareness programme10%

Brief description

This module will extend and develop the work of DR10320. Students will experience the production environment through participation in a staff directed project. They will explore possible production choices and encounter varying rehearsal methodologies by working as performers, designers, adminsitrators or as part of the stage management team.

Reading Lists

** Recommended Text
Schechner, R (2002) Performance Studies - An Introduction Routledge
Mirzoeff, Nicholas (1999) An Introduction to Visual Culture Routledge
Barba, Eugenio (1991) A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology - The Secret Arts of the Performer Routledge/CPR
Chekov, Michael (1991) On the Technique of Acting New York: Harper Collins
Stanislavsky, Constantine (1980) An Actor Prepares London: Methuen
** Recommended Background
Rodenburg, Patsy (1997) The Actor Speaks Methuen
Berry, Cicely (1993) Voice and the Actor. 2nd edition London: Virgin Publishing
Hagen, Uta. (1991) A Challenge for the Actor Macmillan
Callow, Simon (1991) Acting in Restoration Comedy New York: Applause Theatre Books
Berry, Cicely (2001) Text in Action. 2nd edition London: Virgin Publishing
Johnston, Keith (1999) Impro for Storytellers: Theatre Sports and Arts of making Things Happen Routledge
Linklater, Kristin Freeing the Natural Voice Drama Books


This module is at CQFW Level 4