Culture and Performance

  • 2015–2016
  • Kingston University
  • BA Drama (first-year drama course, lecturer)

Culture and Performance introduces the students to a range of contemporary cultural and critical perspectives on drama, and investigates the relationship between culture and performance through seminar discussions and practical workshops. The major emphasis of the module is upon developing a refined understanding of how drama, theatre and performance operate in different contexts. The main features of the module are the investigation of ways in which drama expresses cultural and critical perspectives in practice, and the exploration of theories such as post-colonialism, feminism, and materialism as creative and analytical tools.