THM209 Devised Performance 2 (8)

This subject allows theatre-makers to develop their skills in integrated performance and production roles in traditional theatre settings. They plan and undertake specific roles within performances devised by multiple cohorts of students. Strategies for researching, developing and reflecting upon theme-specific performance and production initiatives are examined.


Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: THM209. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is available to students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Theatre Media course and the Bachelor of Communication (Theatre Media) course
This subject is not available to students who have completed subject THM208

Assumed Knowledge

THM109 and THM110

Subject Relationships

THM208 This subject replaces the second half of THM208.
THM201 This subject is designed to complement THM201.

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to participate in the production of multiple theatre performances for public audiences;
  • be able to reflect upon collaborative creative processes;
  • be able to facilitate group discussions and activities with special reference to story structure and character improvisation and task-based devising;
  • be able to evaluate, analyse and facilitate theatre-making processes and theory; and
  • be able to deploy digital technology within professional theatre-making;


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Collaboration in creative practice
  • Understanding production roles and processes
  • Auto-ethnographic reflective practice and portfolio development
  • The role of technology in theatre
  • Basic principles of audience development and engagement

Special Resources

This subject requires access to the authentic learning spaces available through the School of Communication and Creative Industries at Bathurst campus. These include the Ponton Theatre and the production building 1454.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: October 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.