Course Bite: Dramaturgy

For adults 18+

Level: Beginner

Explore and develop an understanding of the context in which a play resides and how this information is interpreted on the rehearsal room floor. Discover how dramaturgs serve an integral part of the creative process.

Course components

  • Explore the role and responsibilities of a dramaturg in the collaborative realisation of a play
  • Learn how to create a dramaturgical workbook for directors and actors
  • Undertake practical research exercises to consider the historical and cultural background of a story for the world of theatre


  • Theoretical frameworks into researching the historical and cultural context of a play
  • Development of analytical and collaborative skills with a creative ensemble
  • Enhanced understanding of theatre within its socio-cultural context and its relationship with contemporary concerns

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No experience necessary

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.

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