This module gives you the opportunity to develop an understanding of, and ability to, research at a sophisticated and professionally applicable level. You will engage with current scholarship and research in an area that is of relevance to your own practice.
Creative Practice 1
This module concerns itself with interdisciplinary practice with a particular emphasis on screen-based, performance making. You’ll be encouraged to draw on other media as part of your creative work, for example writing, painting, textiles or soundmaking. Screen-based performance, in the context of this module, focuses on ‘screendance’ as a creative interface between the body and digital technology to design and produce work for the single screen.
This module may locate you in an individually relevant professional environment, which may be your existing workplace, a negotiated placement of your own, or with a company or individual associated with the course. Examples of projects undertaken in this module are planning a tour, writing a funding application, and creating a regional screendance festival.
Creative Practice 2
This module responds to the potential offered by non-theatre performance locations, and draws upon collaborative opportunities to work with artists and students studying other Bath Spa courses to construct cross-disciplinary performance work that responds to a ‘site’ of your own choosing. Work may be submitted live or as a film.
Your final project will draw upon skills and knowledge acquired in modules 1, 2, 3 and 4. The content is negotiated with course tutors but might, for example, be a work for the single screen, an interdisciplinary site- specific work, a written project, or a stage performance work that draws upon an area of practice that is central to your interests and aspirations.