PERF08054 2019 Acting 7 Graduation Show

General Details

Full Title
Acting 7 Graduation Show
Transcript Title
Acting 7 Graduation Show
80 %
Subject Area
PERF - Performing Arts
YADA - Yeats Academy Art Dsgn & Arch
08 - NFQ Level 8
15 - 15 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Una Mannion, Declan Drohan, Niall Colleary, Rhona Trench, Agnes Pallai, Niall Rea
Programme Membership
SG_APERF_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts

In the last semester of the course learners will be involved in two theatre productions: a final year show of a specific theatre genre and a graduation show. Both productions seek to replicate professional theatre practice as closely as possible. Students will be auditioned, cast, and directed in full-length plays and perform to public audiences.

Learning Outcomes

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


apply the work ethics required of a professional actor


apply research, analysis, knowledge and understanding to create imaginative and original characterisation


apply a broad range of vocal and physical, psychological and emotional skills and techniques to support characterisation


consistently demonstrate the high levels of energy and vitality necessary to sustain and support the work at all times


sustain fully developed imaginative characterisation throughout a full-length show and from one performance to the next


engage with the audience to convey meaning


demonstrate professional practice skills

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Students are to participate in a fully realised production, which can be directed by a professional director.

The course team in association with the director will assess each students contribution/performance.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment during rehearsal process.

Practical evaluation during performance.

Repeat Assessments

Students can be compelled to repeat attend.

Indicative Syllabus

Final Year Show

Research and analysis of the selected play

Auditions and casting

Rehearsals and performances

Graduation Show

Research and analysis of the selected play

Auditions and casting

Rehearsals and performances

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment preparation and rehearsal process Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
2 Practical Evaluation Performance Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 90 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Workshop Flat Classroom Professional practice 2 Weekly 2.00
Practical Black Box rehearsals and performances 8 Weekly 8.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 10.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources


Journal Resources


URL Resources


Other Resources

full support for productions:

rehearsal and performance space, set, costume, music, choreography, props, light, sound, technical, publicity

Additional Information