Students will study the histories, theories, and practices of various contemporary performative arts. BPAC 404 will build on the module-specific areas introduced in BPAC 400 through extending into Site-Based Performance, Body-Based Performance, and the concept of Theatricality by considering topics such as performance art, postmodern and contemporary dance, performance of gender, Indigenous place-based performance, site-specific and site responsive art and performance, post-dramatic theatre, and theatres of social engagement. Material covered is intended to have application to creation exercises in BPAC 407.
BPAC 400, 401, 402 and 403
BPAC 405, 406 and 407