RESEARCH PROJECT 2 - REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE - 2017/8
Module code: AMT3007
Guildford School of Acting
SCRIVENS NJ Mr (GSA)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 6
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||FINAL BUDGET & FINAL PROPOSAL (WRITTEN 5000 WORDS)||40|
|Practical based assessment||PERFORMANCE||60|
Re-submission of task
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Research Project Part 2.
Following on from research project part 1 this module develops the company ideas, planning and creative work into a piece of performance work that can serve as a “launch pad” for the actor/musician company to take work developed on the course and form their own company to take to festivals or theatres etc.
The module consolidates learnt skill and teamwork/ensemble skills acquired over the course of study and encourages students to take the creative/business partnership forward into an industry facing role.
Develop a culture of creative independence
Develop an understanding a practical application of business acumen
Develop an understanding of working to deadlines
Develop an awareness of production and company management
Develop a creative ensemble
Embed analytical and academic skills within an artistic environment
|Display a clear understanding of performance skill||KCPT|
|Create and develop a credible approach to creative performance delivery||KCPT|
|Demonstrate appropriate and effective integration of core technical skills (Acting, Voice, Singing, and Dance) in rehearsal.||KCPT|
|Work in an appropriate and professionally focused manner in pursuit of creating and sustaining a company of actors||KCPT|
|Evidence skills that will enable the student to plan, deliver and reflect critically on own practice and planning for company development and rehearsal.||KCPT|
|Demonstrate responsibility and rigor in presenting and creating work that is clear, consistent and has a clear critical/artistic merit.||KCPT|
|Evidence the ability to design and implement strategies targeted at differing artistic, creative and business objectives||KCPT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Budgeting and Company formation
Creation of original performance work
Dramaturgical application within the context of performance
Rehearsal process and understanding Integration of music, dance, song and text in rehearsal.
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Encourage students to work autonomously to create a company of actor/musicians and create performance.
The learning and teaching methods include:
Across the semester this module is delivered over 150 hours study across the semester including, class, lecture and self-directed study.
Throughout the module different learning and teaching strategies are applied to enable students to achieve the learning outcomes, including research, reflective practice, peer to peer learning and formative assessment with written feedback.
The approach of the module is vocational in content and delivery and encourages students to participate in reflection on their own practice, independent study and research and embeds the concepts of peer to peer feedback within the rehearsal room. Students are encouraged to utilise materials on SURREY LEARN and also receive individual tutorials from staff to help in forming their learning experience.
Students receive regular verbal feedback both individually and as a group during each class which they are encouraged to journal within the reflection time which is built in to the lesson plan every week.
Students are encouraged to self-assess and peer-assess within the class structure and as part of the ethos of training as an actor.
Lesson plans are structured to take account of and deliver for students with a specifc bias toward visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning enabling
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate
Unit 1: Literature List, Budget Outline and Draft Proposal Outline
Student Activity Link to Learning Outcome(s)
Applied critical analysis 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Applied reflective analysis 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Textual analysis 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 Understanding of budgets and regulatory systems 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 114
Understanding of personal practice 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Understanding of company management. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Engagement with analysis and creative planning 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Methods of research 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Unit 2: Performance – Devised Theatre Text
Student Activity ILO Map
Textual Understanding 1,2,3,4,5,6
Vocal/Singing technique and delivery 1,2,3,4,5,6
Dance technique and delivery 1,2,3,4,5,6
Integration of technique 1,2,3,4,5,6
Sustained rehearsal work 1,2,3,4,5,6
Each class sequentially builds toward the assessment and throughout individual learning outcomes are covered by tutors and students receive regular verbal feedback individually and as a group during each class which they are encouraged to journal within the reflection time which is built in to the lesson plan every week. Students are encouraged to self-assess and peer-assess within the class structure which becomes a valuable strategy for visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning. Students receive summative feedback within 3 weeks of the assessment taking place and this is received through SURREYLEARN or directly from Registry.
Reading list for RESEARCH PROJECT 2 - REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/amt3007
Programmes this module appears in
|Actor-Musician BA (Hons)||2||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module|
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