Reviewing the Arts - ARTS2126

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of the Arts and Media

Course Outline: School of the Arts and Media

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1; or 24 units of credit and enrolment in a Theatre & Performance Studies extended minor in Arts/Education (4053)

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Theatre and Performance Studies
This course can also be studied in the following specialisation: Creative Writing

Reviewing the Arts explores a variety of writing modes in arts journalism, including interviews, previews and reviews. Through both critical and practice-based methods, you will become familiar with writing practices across many forms including theatre and performance, dance, music, visual arts and film. This is an industry-articulated course providing opportunities to engage with the arts industry through lecturers and case studies. It is team taught across disciplines and showcases the reviewing practices of key staff and guest lecturers. Reviewing the Arts will support you in preparing for freelance/portfolio careers as artists, journalists and administrators in the arts. This course is part of the Theatre and Performance Studies stream. It can also be studied as an elective in the Creative Writing stream.

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