Module Identifier DR22910  
Academic Year 2006/2007  
Co-ordinator Mr Richard A D Cheshire  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite Successful completion of Part 1 Drama. This module is available to Single Honours Drama students only. Entry to this module is by formal interview.  
Course delivery Practical   10 x 2 hours lecture/practical.  
  Seminars / Tutorials   2 x 25 min individual TUTORIALS.  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Practical presentation (first piece 25%; second piece 45%)  70%
Semester Assessment Written preparation  30%

Learning outcomes

Typically, upon completion of this module, the student should be able to:



Students will be expected to contribute approximately 70 pounds towards the cost of accommodation and food at Gregynog.

Students should note that places on this module are restricted to those who convince the assessors of their aptitude and ability to take this module through a Departmental interview at the end of Semester 1 of the second year which will involve a minimum of two examiners.

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Bartow, A. (1988) The Director's Voice Theatre Communications Group
Braun, Edward, (1982) The Director and the Stage Methuen
Brook, Peter (1972) The Empty Space Penguin
Delgado & Heritage (eds.), (1996) In Contact with the Gods Manchester University Press
Hodge, Alison (1999) Twentieth Century Actor Training Routledge
Hodge, Francis (1982) Play Directing, Analysis, Communication, and Style Eaglewood Cliffs, N.J.
Mitter, Shomit (1992) Systems of Rehearsal
Taylor, Don, (1996) Directing Plays D & C Black
** Recommended Text
Brady, David and Williams, David (1988) Director's Theatre Macmillan
Cole, Toby and Chinoy, Helen Kirch (1976) Directors on Directing Indianapolis
Giannachi, Gabriella (ed.) (1999) On Directing Faber and Faber
Gorchakov, Michael A (1954) Stanislavsky Directs
Mackintosh, Ian (1993) Architecture, Actor and Audience Routledge
Miller, J (1986) Subsequent Performances
Roose-Evans, James (1984) Experimental Theatre from Stanislavsky to Peter Brook Routledge


This module is at CQFW Level 5