Collaborative Project

Candidates’ portfolios, at the higher level, clearly demonstrate and explain the dynamic stages of their creative process, including preparatory inquiry, practical action and meaningful reflection.

Examiner’s Report May 2017

Starting Points

The inspiration for the collaborative creation of the piece of theatre. A focus to the initial stages of practical exploration. The starting point must be one of the following.

  • Event
  • Idea, issue, question or theme
  • Image or photograph
  • Non-dramatic text
  • Object
  • Person
  • Piece of music
  • Site
  • Street art, graphic novel or comic strip

 

…candidates who used the recommended subheadings presented in the theatre guide and paid attention to the 7-8 marker band descriptors and command term(s) were more organized and more successful than candidates who did not

 

Ground Rules: https://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/theatre_topics/v015/15.1schirle.html

 

The attribution of sources, including visuals, diagrams, plans, sketches etc. within the body of the work is still a challenge and many Collaborative Project Portfolios provided only a bibliography or list of sources, without citing sources within the body of the portfolio. This is a serious issue as not sourcing appropriately is considered academic malpractice.

 

 

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Korean PA directory – companies/practitioners etc

 

Company Manifestos

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Recommended Reading

  • Bennathan, J. 2013. Making Theatre: The Frazzled Drama Teacher’s Guide to Devising. London, UK. Nick Hern Books.
  • Bicât, T and Baldwin, C (eds). 2002. Devised and Collaborative Theatre: A Practical Guide. Wiltshire, UK. The Crowood Press.
  • Callery, D. 2001. Through the Body: A Practical Guide to Physical Theatre. London, UK. Nick Hern Books.
  • Etchells, T. 1999. Certain Fragments: Contemporary Performance and Forced Entertainment. Oxon, UK. Routledge.
  • Graham, S and Hogget, S. 2009. The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre. Oxon, UK. Routledge.
  • Govan, E, Nicholson, H and Normington, K. 2007. Making a Performance: Devising Histories and Contemporary Practices. Oxon, UK. Routledge.
  • Harradine, D. 2009. Invisible Things: Documentation from a Devising Process. London, UK. Fevered Sleep.
  • Heddon, D and Milling, J. 2006. Devising Performance: A Critical History. Hampshire, UK and New York, USA. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Lamden, G. 2000. Devising: A Handbook for Drama and Theatre Studies. London, UK. Hodder and Stoughton.
  • Mermikides, A and Smart, J (eds). 2010. Devising in Process. Hampshire, UK. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Oddey, A. 1994. Devising Theatre. Oxon, UK. Routledge.
  • Pearson, M. 2010. Site-Specific Performance. Hampshire, UK. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Quick, A (ed). 2007. The Wooster Group Work Book. Oxon, UK. Routledge.
  • Swale, J. 2012. Drama Games for Devising. London, UK. Nick Hern Books.
Theatre company Website
Age Exchange http://www.age-exchange.org.uk/
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry


Belarus Free Theatre

http://www.belgrade.co.uk/


http://belarusfreetheatre.com/live/

Complicite http://www.complicite.org
Dell ‘Arte International http://www.dellarte.com/default.aspx
Teatro de Creación http://www.devisingtheatre2013.com/#/methodology/4574690305
DV8 Physical Theatre http://www.dv8.co.uk/ A couple of shows on Vimeo: Cost of Living Strange Fish
Fevered Sleep http://www.feveredsleep.co.uk/
Forced Entertainment http://www.forcedentertainment.com/
Fork Beard http://www.forkbeardfantasy.co.uk/
Frantic Assembly http://www.franticassembly.co.uk/
Fuel http://www.fueltheatre.com/
Gecko Theatre http://www.geckotheatre.com/

Watch The Overcoat here:

Resource Pack

Greenwell & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre http://www.glypt.co.uk/
Goat Island http://www.goatislandperformance.org
Gob Squad http://www.gobsquad.com/about-us
Grid Iron http://www.gridiron.org.uk/
Improbable http://www.improbable.co.uk/
Invisible Flock http://www.invisibleflock.co.uk
Invisible Thread http://www.invisiblethread.co.uk/
I O U http://www.ioutheatre.org/
Ex Machina http://lacaserne.net/index2.php/exmachina/
Lone Twin http://www.lonetwin.com/
Massive Company http://www.massivecompany.co.nz/
Wrights and Sits http://www.mis-guide.com/
Northern Stage http://www.northernstage.co.uk/
Theatre Passe Muraille http://www.passemuraille.on.ca/
People Show http://www.peopleshow.co.uk/
Pintsize Theatre Company http://www.pintsizetheatre.co.uk/
Pirate Productions http://www.pirateproductions.co.uk/
PotatoRoom Productions http://www.potatoroom.co.uk/
Reckless Sleepers http://www.reckless-sleepers.co.uk/
Red Ladder Theatre Company http://www.redladder.co.uk/
Rude Mechanicals http://www.rudemechs.com/about/index.htm
Shunt http://www.shunt.co.uk/
Space Hijackers http://www.spacehijackers.org/html/history.html
Stan’s Cafe http://www.stanscafe.co.uk/
Station House Opera http://www.stationhouseopera.com/
Tangled Feet http://www.tangledfeet.com/the-company/
Théâtre du Soleil http://www.theatre-du-soleil.fr/thsol/index.php?lang=fr
Theatre O http://www.theatreo.co.uk
The Paper Birds Theatre Company http://www.thepaperbirds.com/
The Red Room http://www.theredroom.org.uk/
The Wooster Group http://www.thewoostergroup.org/blog/
Third Angel http://www.thirdangel.co.uk/home.php
Trestle http://www.trestle.org.uk/
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