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  1. Week 1: Introduction to VCE Drama & Theatre Studies 6 items
    1. Acting smart : Drama - version 7 - Jane Bird 2014

      Book Required

    2. Acting smart : theatre studies : version 7.1 - Jane Bird, Richard Sallis, Mark Bailey 2017

      Book Required

    3. Staging ideas: set and costume design for theatre - Stephen Curtis 2014

      Book Recommended

    4. Living drama - Bruce Burton 2011

      Book Recommended

  2. Week 2: VCE Drama: Dramatic Storytelling 6 items
    1. My Life in Art - Constantin Stanislavski 2013

      Book Required Please read Chapter 1: Old Russia

    2. Chapter 1: Actor-Training

      Chapter Required From: Merlin, B. (2007). The complete Stanislavsky toolkit.

    3. ch. 1, Amateruism - Konstantin Stanislavski

      Chapter Required Please read Chapter 1: Amateurism

    4. Building A Character - Constantin Stanislavski 2013

      Book Required Please read Chapter 1: Toward a Physical Characterization

    5. Chapter 1: Science, nature and acting: the context for Stanislavsky and the system

      Chapter Required From: Whyman, Rose.(2008). The Stanislavsky system of acting : legacy and influence in modern performance.

    6. Chapter 1

      Chapter Required From: Laban, R., & Ullmann, Lisa. (1975). Modern educational dance (3rd ed.)

  3. Week 3: VCE Theatre Studies: Production Aspects 5 items
    1. Chapter 3: Interpreting the script

      Chapter Required From: Curtis, Stephen. (2014). Staging ideas: set and costume design for theatre.

    2. European theatre performance practice, 1900 to the present c2014

      Book Recommended

    3. Illustrated Theatre Production Guide - John Ramsey Holloway 2014

      Book Recommended

  4. Week 4: Pre-Modern Performance Styles 15 items
    1. ch. 13, Restoration comedy - Jerry L. Crawford

      Chapter Required From: Crawford, J.L. (2003). Acting in person and in style in Australia.

    2. Chapter 10: Classical Antiquity

      Chapter Required From: Crawford, Jerry L & Hurst, Catherine & Lugering, Michael. (1995). Acting: In Person and In Style.

    3. Approaches to Acting: Past and Present - Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe, Ebook Library 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Players, Playwrights, Playhouses: Investigating Performance, 1660–1800 - SpringerLink (Online service) 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. Chapter 1: Ancient theories of character

      Chapter Recommended From: Burns, Edward. (1990). Character : acting and being on the pre-modern stage.

    6. Movement in Period Costume - Paul D. Reinhardt 03/1962

      Article Recommended

    7. Performance, Style and Gesture in Western Theatre - Nicholas Dromgoole

      Book Recommended Please read the chapter: Renaissance Codes, pp. 85-129

    8. Shakespeare's Advice to the Players - Peter Hall 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Please read Chapter 1.

    9. Playing period plays - Lyn Oxenford 1958

      Book Recommended

  5. Week 5: Modern Performance Styles Early C20th 12 items
    1. European theatre performance practice, 1900 to the present c2014

      Book Recommended Read: Any essay that covers the 1920’s or 1930’s.

    2. Performing Brecht - Margaret Eddershaw, Ebook Library 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Brecht in Practice: Theatre, Theory and Performance - David Barnett, Enoch Brater, Mark Taylor-Batty 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Brecht Sourcebook - Henry Bial, Carol Martin, Ebook Library 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. Purpose and Function of Bertolt Brecht’s Epic Theatre - Hemant Kumar Shukla, D.R. Purohit December 2016

      Article Recommended

    6. Antonin Artaud: practical approaches to a theatre of cruelty - Contemporary Arts Media (Firm) 2010 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    7. Antonin Artaud, selected writings - Antonin Artaud c1976

      Book Recommended Read any chapter

    8. ch. 1, Antonin Artaud: The suffering shaman of the modern theatre. - Gene A. Plunka

      Chapter Recommended From: Plunka, Gene. (1994). Antonin Artaud and the modern theater.

    9. Remembering Artaud - Gautam Dasgupta 1997

      Article Recommended

    10. Artaud for beginners - Gabriela Stoppelman, Jorge Hardmeier c2000

      Book Recommended

  6. Week 6: Modern Performance Styles & Practitioners 17 items
    1. Fifty key theatre directors - Shomit Mitter, Maria Shevtsova, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Systems of Rehearsal: Stanislavsky, Brecht, Grotowski, and Brook - Shomit Mitter, Ebook Library 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Stanislavski and Grotowski: The Connection - Thomas Richards, Jerzy Grotowski

      Chapter Recommended From: Richards, T. and Grotowski, J. (1995(. At work with Grotowski on physical actions.

    4. Chapter 1: Towards a poor theatre

      Chapter Recommended From: Grotowski, J. (1968). Towards a poor theatre.

    5. Peter Brook - R. Helfer, G. Loney, Ebook Library 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Chapter 1: Home: The Bouffes du Nord - Andrew Todd, Peter Brook, Jean-Guy Lecat

      Chapter Recommended From: Todd, A., Brook, P. & Lecat, J. (2003). The open circle : Peter Brook's theatre environments .

    7. ch. 1, The Deadly theatre - Peter Brook

      Chapter Recommended From: Brook, P. (1972). The empty space.

    8. The Theatre of the Absurd - Martin Esslin 05/1960

      Article Recommended

    9. Reassessing the theatre of the absurd: Camus, Beckett, Ionesco, Genet, and Pinter - Michael Y. Bennett, Palgrave Connect (Online service) 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    10. Building up the Muscle: An Interview with Ariane Mnouchkine - Josette Feral, Ariane Mnouchkine, Anna Husemoller 24/1989

      Article Recommended

    11. The Drama Teacher - Justin Cash 2017

      Website Recommended

    12. Acting in person and in style - Jerry L. Crawford, Catherine Hurst, Michael Lugering 1995

      Book Recommended

    13. Living drama - Bruce Burton 2011

      Book Recommended

  7. Week 7: Australian and Asian Theatre and Influences 17 items
    1. Australian Theatre 

    2. Chapter 1: The High Old Times of Tribe

      Chapter Recommended From: Robertson, Tim. (2001). The pram factory: The Australian Performing Group Recollected.

    3. Chapter 4: Changing boundaries : indigenous theatre practitioners in the 2000s - Maryrose Casey

      Chapter Recommended From: Fotheringham, Richard. (2013). Catching Australian theatre in the 2000s.

    4. ch. 1, The turn of the century - John McCallum

      Chapter Recommended From: McCallum, John. (2009). Belonging : Australian playwriting in the 20th century.

    5. Chapter 1: Millennial blues: racism, nationalism and the legacy of empire - Helen Gilbert

      Chapter Recommended From: Schafer, E. and Bradley Smith, S. (2003). Playing Australia: Australian theatre and the international stage.

    6. Chapter 21: Festival fever : showcasing theatre - Geoffrey Milne

      Chapter Recommended From: Milne, F. (2004). Theatre Australia (un)limited: Australian theatre since the 1950s.

    7. Unsettling Space: Contestations in Contemporary Australian Theatre - Joanne Tompkins, SpringerLink (Online service) 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    8. Living drama - Bruce Burton 2011

      Book Recommended

    9. Acting in person and in style in Australia - Jerry L. Crawford 2003

      Book Recommended

    10. Asian theatre 

    11. Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900-2000 - Jr., Kevin J., Kevin J Wetmore, Siyuan Liu, and Erin B. Mee 2014

      Book Recommended

    12. Suzuki Tadashi's Australian Macbeth, 1992 - Ian Carruthers, Patricia Mitchell

      Chapter Recommended From: Carruthers, I. R. and Mitchell, P. I. (1995). Theatre east and west: problems of difference or problems of perception? (Suzuki Tadashi's Australian Macbeth, 1992)

  8. Week 8: VCE Drama: Devising Ensemble Performances 5 items
    1. VCE Drama Assessment Handbook 2014–2018 - Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority 2013

      Webpage Required

    2. Acting smart : Drama - version 7 - Jane Bird 2014

      Book Recommended

    3. The Drama Teacher - Justin Cash 2017

      Website Recommended

  9. Week 9: VCE Theatre Studies: Playscript Interpretation 4 items
    1. Acting smart : theatre studies : version 7.1 - Jane Bird, Richard Sallis, Mark Bailey 2017

      Book Recommended

    2. Staging ideas: set and costume design for theatre - Stephen Curtis 2014

      Book Recommended

    3. Interpreting the play script : contemplation and analysis - Anne L. Fliotsos 2011

      Book Recommended

  10. Week 10: Analysis of Professional Performances for Drama & Theatre Studies 0 items
  11. Week 11: Solo & Monolgue Exams 0 items
  12. Week 12: VCE School Assessment (SACs) & Written Exams 0 items