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THT1002 Making Theatre History 2

Short Description: Making Theatre History 2
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
ASCED code : 100103 - Drama and Theatre Studies
Grading basis : Graded


Enrolment is not permitted in THT1002 if THE1002 has been previously completed.

Other Requisites

It is desirable that students have completed THT1001 before attempting THT1002

Students must have access to e-mail and internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course provides students with an introductory overview of some of the major plays, theories and historical features of the twentieth century. Texts will be drawn mostly from European, American and Australian performance traditions, as well as discussions around colonial processes (including, Indigenous, female and queer absence) to capture a wide variety of playwriting styles and comparisons between works. Continuing on from THE1001, this course further develops students' written skills and knowledge about the construction of dramatic literature and its historical context. Using essays, quizzes, and debates, students will read a wide variety of materials to promote a wide consideration of how the theatre is dynamic.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 1 December 2021