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Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies

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The programme will deal largely with current and emergent modes of theatrical production and reception.

The idea of a working in a pro-social manner in theatre will also be core to this programme. This highlights engagement with specific sites and audiences, and with the idea that theatre has a core societal function and exists not only as entertainment.

It is offered in close association with the Lime Tree Theatre which is located on the College campus.

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This programme will seek to articulate the contemporary, varied and ever-changing roles of theatre and its practitioners in society. At its heart will be the concept of ensemble, which loosely defined, values and emphasises the importance of the practice of the collective. The idea of a working in a pro-social manner in theatre will also be core to this programme. This highlights engagement with specific sites and audiences, and with the idea that theatre has a core societal function and exists not only as entertainment.

This programme will be offered in close association with the Lime Tree Theatre ( ), which is located  on the College campus, and which has hosted over 100,000 patrons since opening as a professional venue in October 2012. Through our relationship with the Lime Tree, students on the programme will be exposed to the best local, national and international practice through visiting companies, festivals, etc., and from the input of a range of visiting lecturers and practitioners. 

From College Website...
MI001 - Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies
Mary Immaculate College

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MI001 - Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
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Examples of the types of work that contemporary and applied theatre practitioners engage with include contexts such as: Community theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Youth Theatre, Theatre in Education, Drama education, Street theatre, Storytelling, Theatre for development, Theatre and technology, Museum theatre, Theatre in health education, Dramatherapy, Technical theatre, Documentary/Verbatim theatre, Site-specific theatre and Dramaturgy.

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