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THT1003 Theatre in Communities

Short Description: Theatre in Communities
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 THT1003 if THE1003 has been previously completed.

Other Requisites

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


This course focuses on a range of historical and recently developed theories and methodologies with a community theatre and critical pedagogic relevance; this includes a range of Indigenous and diverse cultural perspectives. These theories and methodologies are foundational to student development in the study of theatre and as emerging theatre makers.

Students will investigate the structures and working applications of a range of political and cultural activities including a comprehensive introduction to Augusto Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed. It will include a collaborative community theatre project with a USQ-based or local group.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 December 2021