THEA521 Writing for Performance: Stage and ScreenUpdated: 12 March 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
offered in even-numbered years
Microsoft Word is sufficient for playwriting tasks. For screenwriting components, students can either format in Word, or download the free Celtx software program, or choose to purchase Final Draft.
- Writing for Performance: Stage and Screen
|Coordinator(s)||Richard Jordan (email@example.com)|
This unit introduces students to the foundational elements of writing for performance, including the transferable skills and key differences between writing for stage and screen. Topics covered will include plotting, structure, dialogue, character, visual storytelling, script editing, and working in the stage and screen industries.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: