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On completion of the module, students will have encountered and critically analysed selected works by leading contemporary performance makers, and engaged in practice-based research into the effects and impacts of solo performance.
Students will be able to:
• Develop and sustain a creative enquiry culminating in an original work of performance.
• Identity, test and reflect on various approaches to devising performance.
• Interpret and analyse selected examples of performance, including their own and the work of their peers.
|Student Effort Type
|Specified Learning Activities
|Autonomous Student Learning
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Assignment: Mid-Term Assignment
Written critical analysis of an example of direct address in performance.
Presentation of a short solo performance, and submission of a textual document of the performance (e.g. a script, transcript, score, brief description, or blueprint).
|Continuous Assessment: Contribution to weekly seminar and workshop activities alongside the submission of a minimum of four brief (c. 200 word) reflective responses on the module Discussion Forum.
|Throughout the Trimester
|Essay: Critical reflective essay.
|Coursework (End of Trimester)
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Individual written feedback will be provided to students within two weeks of the submission of the Mid-Term assignment. Students will receive formative oral feedback on the practical work they are developing - informally, during weekly workshops, and in a one-on-one tutorial with the module tutor. Students will receive formative oral feedback on an essay plan. Individual written feedback on the Final Performance and end-of-term Essay will be provided post-assessment.