Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Have an understanding of the role and scope of the director in theatre, film and television.
Have an initial experience of the director's work.
To enable students to develop a sophisticated awareness of the conditions affecting the work of the director and his/her general role and scope in theatre, film and television.
Lecturers who have specialist practical knowledge and experience in the different fields will teach the course collaboratively. The precise contents will be established in view of the requirements of each year's student group.
** Recommended Text
Hodge, F (1982) Play Directing-Analysis, Communication and Style
Jones, D. R. (1986) Great Directors at Work
Loney, G (Ed) (1974) Peter Brook's Production of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mitter, S (1992) Systems of Rehearsal
Schumacher, C (1989) Artaud on Theatre
Willett, J (Ed) (1978) Brecht on Theatre
Barba, E. (1979) The Floating Islands
Braun, E (1982) The Director and the Stage: From Naturalism to Grotowski
Cole, S. L. (1992) Directors in Rehearsal
Grotowski, J (1975) Towards a Poor Theatre
Frost, A and Yarrow, R (1990) Improvisation in Drama
Elam, K (1980) The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama
Cook, J (1989) Director's Theatre
Brook, P (1968) The Empty Space
Berry, R (1989) On Directing Shakespeare
Williams, D (1991) Peter Brook: A Theatrical Casebook
Stanislavsky, K (1967) An Actor Prepares
Patterson, M (1981) Peter Stein: Germany's Leading Theatre Director
Rabey, David Ian (2003) English Drama Since 1940
Sierz, Aleks (2001) In- Yer -Face Theatre
This module is at CQFW Level 7