|Assessment Type||Unit of Assessment||Weighting %|
|Coursework||Essay: 2500 Words||100|
A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Students will explore and analyse the development of actor training from Stanislavski to the current day, exploring and understanding key themes and influences in practice.
Students will take this module alongside the following modules:
- Theories of Performance
- American Political Theatre
- Musical Theatre
This module aims to:
- Introduce students to a range of contemporary and modern actor training approaches.
- Enable students to recognise the influences of key practitioners on the work of others.
- Allow students to make links between a range of actor training practices.
On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an awareness of the range of contemporary actor training methodologies. (K)
- Appreciate a variety of actor training approaches. (C)
- Understand the purpose of the practical application of a range of actor training techniques. (P)
- Formulate and communicate objective responses. (T)
Key: C-Cognitive/Analytical; K-Subject Knowledge; T-Transferable Skills; P- Professional/ Practical Skills
Indicative content includes:
- Home-based study on the module material and required purchase texts.
- Seminar sessions amounting to two days at GSA to include writing skills, personal tutorials and target setting and a practical introduction to selected actor training practitioners
Methods of Teaching/Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
- Actively engage distance learners with the core concepts of a variety of contemporary actor training practitioners through a range of learning and teaching strategies.
- Enable the distance learner to access core concepts studied and develop a practical understanding.
- Allow the distance learner to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the core concepts of actor training through structured exploration.
The learning and teaching methods include:
- Study based on module content and associated activities via the virtual learning environment (60 hours).
- Seminar weekend (15 hours).
- Tutor guided distance learning/independent study based on required purchase texts and online Library resources (75 hours).
30 May 2014 by HATHERLEY RC Mrs (FAHS Reg)