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EN4430   Making Performance

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 10.00 am - 12.00 noon Fri

The twentieth and twenty-first centuries have seen a broad range of radical approaches to the task of making performance. This module will explore a range of these approaches, which may include physical theatre, theatres of cruelty, puppetry and mask, psychophysical performance and situationism. Through practical workshops, students will explore the intersections of theory and practice, developing their skills as both researchers and makers of performance. (Group E) Note: As this is not an acting course, students will not be graded on their performing abilities, but on their understanding of performance techniques.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass EN2003 and pass EN2004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2-hour practical classes, and 2 optional consultative hours.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 30%
Coursework: 70%

Re-assessment: New Coursework = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr J S F Haddow
Module teaching staff: Dr S Haddow