Starts: 12 Apr 2022
Digital Performance: An Introduction
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Create a piece of digital and online theatre.
- Understand the basics of using editing software and your phone to create a piece of work.
- Acting for screen skills.
- Theatre making and devising skills.
- Learn how to adapt a stage play for screen.
- Learn how to critique and be supportive in giving peer feedback.
Class format and activities
Mode of delivery: online via Microsoft teams. This course will be practical. Students will need to wear suitable loose clothing and trainers to work in. Sessions will involve: Practical tutor led sessions working on performances. Historical and social contexts for making this kind of work. Basic skills on editing software, setting up shots and recording sounds. Auto-course: student led groups or individuals creating small pieces of work during the week to then work on in class. Moodle may be used for sharing useful web links, and any other reading that may be required. In order to ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor. The tutor will also set assessment activities involving student exchange of ideas and student self-assessment for all students.
Students will need to have a basic level of drama and experience in acting and/or theatre making.
What you need to know before you enrol
Excellent attendance and punctuality will be required from all students. This course may include some completion of activities outside of class time.
What you need
Students will need to either have or have access to a mobile phone and/or laptop that can record video and sound. Connection to the internet as there may be some classes taken online via teams, and research will include watching performances and looking at useful websites. A notebook will be required for taking notes.