Theatre Practice I: Applied Drama (DRA3012)

30 credits

This module provides an opportunity for students to develop an understanding of a range of applied theatre approaches. Through taught sessions, supported placements and project work students explore ways in which applied drama/theatre practitioners work with a range of groups. The focus is on both building students' awareness of the appropriate application of drama tools and skills in different settings and exploring the role of the facilitator. All students undertake a project in groups. Previous groups have worked with young offenders, young people excluded from school, adults with learning disabilities and others.

The module is suitable for students with interest in the use of drama and theatre within field of education, healthcare, social work and youth and community work.

Students following this module will also be required to complete a DBS enhanced disclosure.