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.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • 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.
$82 $73.80 Limited inc GST
Course Bite: Dramaturgy

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