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AUDIENCE AND SPECTATORSHIP: FROM AUDIENCE TO PARTICIPANT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectDramatic Arts
Number & Suffix: 101
Full UC Title: AUDIENCE AND SPECTATORSHIP: FROM AUDIENCE TO PARTICIPANT 
Transcript Title: AUDIENCE&SPECTATOR 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: How to relate to an audience is a fundamental question for makers and performers of all kinds. This question has been answered in many different ways. Audiences have been pampered as well as offended, placed in the dark, all around, in public space, addressed as collective or individually. How do audiences relate to performances is another fundamental question again for makers and performers of different kinds, as well as for policy makers, programmers, dramaturgs, critics and theorists. This course looks at what can be learned from the answers that have been given to these questions by theatre and dance makers and theorists. Students learn to use these answers for understanding spectatorship in the theatre but also outside. Special attention is paid to the relationship between performance and media and how in both we can observe a general transformation from audience to participant. The course looks at examples of performances (in theatre, media, and public space) and analyzes them for how they construct performances, how they address their audiences, how they have incorporated modes of doing so from other media or present a critical reflection on spectatorship in other media. In this advanced course students deepen their historical and theoretical knowledge of theatre and dance and train academic skills that are specific to the field, such as particular research methods and professional skills. This course presupposes basic knowledge of history and theory of theatre and dance and basic experience with dramaturgical analysis. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: AUDIENCE & SPECTATORSHIP: FROM AUDIENCE TO PARTICIPANT 
Partner University Department: Media and Culture Studies 
Partner University Course Number: ME3V15010