Digital Platforms in Performance
Learning to write for online platforms, and how to communicate most effectively with an online audience, is now an highly transferable skill for any profession.
Digital expertise, flexible thinking, and expert storytelling abilities are now essential in a diversifying global job market - come and learn essential new skills, and have fun doing it!
You will be set writing exercises over the course of the module, and you will asked to keep a brief creativity journal to note how your ideas progress and how your intuition leads you into productivity. By the end of this module, you will have completed several pieces of script in a range of digital mediums of your choice.
Who should attend?
Course delivery details
This course is offered through University of Cambridge, a partner institute of EdX.
8-10 hours per week
- Verified Track -$199
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
- Specialised knowledge of histories, forms, and traditions of writing for digital performance as well as the cultural contexts of innovative practitioners and practices within digital performance; of contemporary critical, analytical, and narrative theories of digital media and performance;
- detailed understanding of key performance components within the discipline, to include: ideational sources, body, space, image, sound, text, movement, environment.
- dramaturgical and script-editing skills within digital and radio scripts
- developed advanced self-management skills to include working in planned and improvisatory ways, as well as the ability to anticipate and accommodate change, ambiguity, creative risk-taking, uncertainty and unfamiliarity;
- how to create effective structure within a scene; how to edit your script; how to create effective characters within online narratives.
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