Experience the History of Performance through the medium of Opera, Theatre, and Dance. Term one explores the cities and states in which opera was to make a major impact as well as the major works associated with each city and the people who created them. The second term investigates theatre-dance from the ballet de cour of the seventeenth century through to twenty first century choreographers. British Theatre takes centre stage in the final term which looks at the development of theatre from Shakespeare to the modern day.Read more
Year Course Directors Term 1: Daniel Snowman; Term 2: Jane Pritchard; Term 3: Giles Ramsay and Malcolm Jones
Daniel Snowman is a social and cultural historian and Senior Research Fellow. Jane Pritchard is Curator of Dance for the V&A. Giles Ramsay is an independent theatre director and producer. Malcolm Jones has worked as an actor, director and teacher and has taught at The Actors Centre and RADA.
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Enjoy thought-provoking lectures and access to the V&A collections in a group who share your passion. Refreshments are served on arrival each day. Year course students are eligible for NUS student cards. No certificate option available.
Year course: History of Performance
22 September 2017 - 6 July 2018
£1,600.00 - £2,150.00
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