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DRA2001 - Dramaturgy and Concept Work

About

This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination and oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 1/1 6 days
Oral examination 30 minutes

Course content

During the course students will develop the ability to produce an original concept for a performance. As a basis for this, dramaturgy will be taught historically and theoretically through manifestos and academic theory. Dramaturgy is also related to the art of acting, the art of directing, as well as to theories/models of organization and production. Students will work individually and in groups with assignments concerning target audience, choice of subject matter, interpretation, adaptations, and concept development. This course is taught in Norwegian only.

Learning outcome

Knowledge Upon successful completion of this course, students will have: - Knowledge about dramaturgical traditions and processes. - Knowledge about dramaturgical tools and analyzing concepts. - Knowledge about thematic, formal and artistic correlations in development of a concept. - Knowledge about relations between analytic and creative processes in dramaturgy and concept work. Skills Upon successful completion of this course, students will know how to: - Read and analyse stage texts concerning reference to realization of the play - Use different dramaturgic mind sets on stage-texts and theatrical performances or processes. - Combine academic and artistic creativity. - Develop independent concepts for theatrical performances or processes.

Learning methods and activities

Instruction is provided in the form of lectures, seminars, and exercises. The students work individually and in groups with assignments concerning target audience, choice of subject matter, interpretation, adaptations, and concept development. Course requirements: To take the final examination students must have a minimum of 80 % approved attendance and participation of minimum 80 % of the lectures / activities. The obligatory assignment must be passed in order to access the exam. Students are required to keep posted on messages from the department or teacher on Blackboard. Teaching is usually conducted in Norwegian, but may take place in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Practice exercise
  • 80 % attendance in instructions

Further on evaluation

There will be an individual exam on the curriculum studied, in the form of a six day home examination. The paper should consist of btw. 3000 to 5000 words. The paper will lastly be defended through a 30 min oral examination, which can adjust the final grade.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Drama and Theatre (BDRAMA)

Required previous knowledge

DRA1010, DRA1001, DRA1002, DRA1003 or equivalent courses. Admission to the Bachelor's programme in Drama and Theatre, or another programme in agreement with the department.

Course materials

Approx. 1200 pages of set texts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DRA1012 7.5 AUTUMN 2021
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Drama and Theatre Studies
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Art and Media Studies

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 1/1

Release
2021-10-04

Submission
2021-10-12


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10:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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