PERF07014 2013 Acting 5 Playing to an Audience

General Details

Full Title
Acting 5 Playing to an Audience
Transcript Title
Acting 5
80 %
Subject Area
PERF - Performing Arts
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
07 - NFQ Level 7
10 - 10 Credits
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Declan Drohan, Rhona Trench, Agnes Pallai
Programme Membership
SG_APERF_H08 201300 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts SG_APERA_B07 201700 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Acting)

Year 3 seeks to integrate the ensemble focus of Year 1 and the learners' individual development of Year 2 into a coherent rehearsal and performance practice. Students will prepare for and rehearse a full-length play and perform it to an audience.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


demonstrate a high level of professional conduct


demonstrate a well-grounded knowledge and understanding of the world of the playwright, the world of the play and the style of presentation required by the director


display an appropriate and fully developed characterisation


select appropriate choices from a range of voice and movement skills


collaborate as an active member of an integrated ensemble


consistently demonstrate the high levels of energy and vitality necessary to sustain and support the work at all times and the ability to develop a part through rehearsal into performance and from one performance to the next


show the ability to relate to an audience


document, reflect on and evaluate the creative process and personal progression

Indicative Syllabus

Research into the world of the playwright and the play.

Close textual examination of character, relationships and actions.

Research into the performance history of the selected play. Exploration of staging modes.

Rehearsal and performance

Further development of the individual actor's physical, vocal, emotional, psychological and intellectual means and work on all aspects of the actor's process.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 30 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
2 Practical Evaluation Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 60 % End of Term 3,4,5,6,7
3 Continuous Assessment Reflective Practice Journal Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % OnGoing 2,8

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical Black Box rehearsal and performance 8 Weekly 8.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 8.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources


Other Resources

Black Box space

Break away rehearsal space

Full support for the production of the show: set, costume, music, props, lights, sound, technical support

Additional Information