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DRAM8027 - Self-Devised Theatre Project 2

Title:Self-Devised Theatre Project 2
Long Title:Self-Devised Theatre Project 2
Module Code:DRAM8027
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Drama
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Deirdre Collins
Module Author: Irene OMara
Module Description: The realisation phase of the project devised and planned in DRAM8026
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate the ability to execute a theatre project that exploits his/her special talent and expertise
LO2 Organise a complex multi-layered theatrical event suitable for public performance
LO3 Follow through from a fully-worked plan to the completed project
LO4 Exhibit a high level of insight and skill in the chosen theatre specialism
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
13004 DRAM8045 Actor Performance Platform 2
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

Students must have succesfully completed DRAM8026

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Project Management
Planning, scheduling, setting of targets and objectives
Skill development
Sourcing and engaging with necessary skill development for the project
Performance Presentation
Developing a public performance to commercial standards
Record-keeping, bookkeeping, planning and design materials, self-analysis, project recording
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Performance Evaluation A realised performance, documented appropriately, for example through video, audio, or photography 1,2,3,4 70.0 Sem End
Reflective Journal A detailed journal of the developmental process and complete technical, financial, and management documentation of the project 1,2,3 30.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecturer Supervised Learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Research, Development and Practice 6.5 Every Week 6.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.50
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Donald C Farber 2004, Producing Theatre: A Comprehensive Legal and Business Guide, 2nd Ed. Ed., Limelight Editions [ISBN: 0879101039]
  • Duncan Webb 2005, Running Theatres: Best Practices for Leaders & Managers, Allworth Press [ISBN: 1581153937]
  • Peter Dean 2002, Production Management: Making Shows Happen: A Practical Guide, Crowood Press [ISBN: 1861264518]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GTHDR_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theatre and Drama Studies 8 Elective

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