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Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

12 minutes to complete

Introducing the Course

12 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading
1 reading
Over All Course Learning Objectives10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

What Is Performance? What Is Performance Studies?

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 18 min), 12 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
EXCERPT FROM THE WAR ROOM1993, October Films1m
IS/AS PERFORMANCE2m
WILLIAM SUN AND FAYE C. FEI: PERFORMANCE STUDIES IN CHINA3m
RICHARD SHERWIN: SHOULD LAW STUDENTS STUDY PERFORMANCE STUDIES?3m
FAYE C. FEI AND WILLIAM SUN: IMPROVING SOCIAL PERFORMANCE1m
ANNE BOGART: HOW HAS PERFORMANCE STUDIES INFLUENCED YOU?1m
12 readings
Defining Performance10m
The Nine Kinds of Performance10m
The Seven Functions of Performance10m
Is/As Performance10m
The Basic Parameters of Performance10m
Restoration of Behavior10m
Make Believe/Make Belief10m
What Is Performance Studies?10m
Performance Studies at NYU and at Northwestern University10m
Performance Studies in China10m
A Place for Performance Studies10m
Summary10m
3 practice exercises
Make Believe/Make Belief
Performance Studies in China
Performance Studies in China
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Performance Processes

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 48 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
RICHARD SCHECHNER'S 2009 WORKSHOP AT NYU4m
Dionysus in 69 virtual environment23s
MARIANNE WEEMS: THE ROLE OF AUDIENCE1m
9 readings
The Time-Space Sequence of Performance10m
The Time-Space Sequence of Performance: Training10m
The Time-Space Sequence Of Performance: Workshop10m
The Time-Space Sequence of Performance: Rehearsal10m
The Time-Space Sequence of Performance: From Rehearsal to Performance10m
The Time-Space Sequence of Performance: Warm-Up, Performance, Cool-Down10m
The Time-Space Sequence Of Performance: Aftermath10m
THE PERFORMANCE QUADRILOGUE10m
Montage, Audience Participation, and Virtual Reality10m
2 practice exercises
Cooldown
THE PERFORMANCE QUADRILOGUE30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

From Not-Performing to Performing

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min), 9 readings, 6 quizzes
4 videos
ANNE BOGART AND MARIANNE WEEMS: KINDS OF ACTING6m
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE2m
RICHARD SHERWIN: COURTROOM THEATER13m
9 readings
Introduction10m
Types of Performing10m
Kinds of Onstage Performing10m
Realistic Performing10m
Brechtian Performing10m
Codified Performing10m
Courtroom Trials as Performance10m
Codified Expressions of Emotion in the Human Face10m
Summary10m
6 practice exercises
TYPES OF PERFORMING
REALISTIC PERFORMING
BRECHTIAN PERFORMING
CODIFIED PERFORMING
COURTROOM TRIALS AS PERFORMANCES
CODIFIED EXPRESSIONS OF EMOTION IN THE HUMAN FACE

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