CURRICULAR STRUCTURE

Curriculum and Syllabus

 

Common subjects the research lines:

Name

Credits

Type/Degree

Research Seminar in Performing Arts

Seminars held by invited researchers and by master's students, mediated by the professor of the subject, aiming at the development and improvement of research and students’ dissertation.

04

Compulsory - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Research Methodology in Performing Arts 1 and 2*

Introduction to research methodologies in Performing Arts. Study of different research procedures aiming at project structuring, data production and systematization.

04

Compulsory - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree


*Research Methodology in Performing Arts 2 is for Doctoral students only

Teaching Practice in Performing Arts 1, 2* and 3*

Compulsory subject for CAPES scholarship students. Taught by the advisor and with the support of their advisee in graduation teaching activities.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree
(Compulsory for CAPES scholars)

*Teaching Practice in Performing Arts 2 and 3 are for Doctoral students only

Directed Study in Performing Arts 1 and 2*

Discussion of theoretical topic proposed by the subject professor, according to the need of deepening indicated in the research projects of the enrolled students.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree


*Directed Study in Performing Arts 2 is for Doctoral students only

Topics in Performing Arts

Content designed according to the themes linked to the area of concentration in Performing Arts.

01

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Qualification in Performing Arts

Compulsory occurrence that consolidates the partial step of the Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree in Performing Arts, uncredited. The Master’s degree student will only be able to attend it after accomplishing the 16 credits. The doctoral student will only be able to attend it after accomplishing the 24 credits.

0

Compulsory - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Final Work Development

Compulsory occurrence that consolidates the final step of the Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree in Performing Arts, uncredited. The Master’s degree student, too, will only be able to attend it after accomplishing the 16 credits and the doctoral student after accomplishing the 24 credits. It is relevant to highlight that the opportunity to study optional subjects in the Postgraduate Program of other areas of knowledge emphasises the PPGCEN characteristic of fostering researches based on an interdisciplinary approach for the studies of Performing Arts, enabling the expansion of its theoretical and practical productions

0

Compulsory - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree



Research lines specific subjects

 

Line: Culture and Knowledge in Performing Arts

Name

Credits

Type/Degree

Between Reality and Fiction: theatre, cinema and their staging


It has as a proposal to analyze the relationship between the Performing Arts and Cinema, contextualized at the interface between art and science; reflect on the intersection of these languages from ethical, aesthetic, philosophical and anthropological perspectives; foster the debate about the inherent tensions in the classification of the genres "documentary" and "fiction"; recognize the contemporary creative processes that involve the relationship between cinema and theatre, as well as those involving the relationship between cinema and expressive manifestations not necessarily classified as artistic.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Dialogues between theatre and anthropology


Reflection on theories and methodologies that work at the intersection between Theatre and Anthropology, providing a dialogue between tradition, creation, transformation and transgression. Know the theoretical debate and the current problematizations about the concept of culture. Debate expressive traditions of different cultures, analysing and comprehending them from their context. Reflect on the construction of categories and on the respective fields of study related to the concepts of art, body, party, orality, theatre, theatricality, spectacularity and performance. To approach, under the anthropological and artistic perspectives, the creative processes in performing arts, considering the relationship between social patterns and the subjectivity of the author.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Expressive manifestations and knowledge in Performing Arts

Content designated on the basis of available teaching staff, students’ interest and need for reinforcement on a certain theme. Readings, discussions and researches relevant to the main trends that relate culture and knowledge in Performing Arts. Themes vary around social theories and artistic movements, creative processes, traditional and contemporary expressive manifestations, ethnoscenology, performance studies, theatre of animated forms.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Special topics in culture and knowledge in Performing Arts 1

Theoretical and/or practical subject whose content will be designated from the research project of the professor, who may be a visiting professor, of students’ interest and of the need from reinforcement on certain theme, regarding to the main trends that relate culture and knowledge in Performing Arts such as: scenic poetics and cultural contexts, critical historiography of theatre, memoir and intangible heritage, oral poetics, relations between identity and otherness, construction of knowledge in Performing Arts, studies of reception and theatrical mediation, research methodologies, traditional and contemporary expressive manifestations, audiovisual production in Performing Arts.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Ethnoscenology

Ethnoscience of the arts of the body and spectacle. Study of scenic manifestations as part of a set of phenomena that includes not only theatre and dance, but also the circus, music as a scene, the happenings, performance-arts, and yet the traditional expressive manifestations, the revelry (folguedo), the spectacular rites and even actions of everyday life (in which the researcher recognizes theatrical or spectacular characteristics), seeking to articulate art and science, theory and practice, creation and criticism. Study and analysis of events and meanings that interconnect cultural practices and aesthetic experience. Relationship between tradition, updating and innovation in aesthetic production as shared practices.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Special topics in culture and knowledge in Performing Arts 2

Theoretical subject whose content will be designated from the research project of the professor, who may be a visiting professor, of students’ interest and of the need from reinforcement on certain theme, regarding to the main trends that relate culture and knowledge in Performing Arts such as: scenic poetics and cultural contexts, critical historiography of theatre, memoir and intangible heritage, oral poetics, relations between identity and otherness, construction of knowledge in Performing Arts, studies of reception and theatrical mediation, research methodologies, traditional and contemporary expressive manifestations, audiovisual production in Performing Arts. Its content involves discussions of scenic poetics and cultural contexts through concepts such as time, presence, space, body, creation. Such discussions will be based on aesthetic, philosophical, political and social studies.

02

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Performance and Education

Studies on Performance and its relations with the Education field. Theoretical and practical reflections on the notions of performance and performativity, from interdisciplinary fields, in their interfaces with art, language, school, curriculum, body, gender, ethnicity, etc.

 02 Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree



Line: Compositional Processes for the Scene

 

Name

Credits

Type/Degree

Poetics in Scene 

Study of genres, styles and poetics of the scene in contemporary times. History, criticism and analysis of scenic phenomena. Hybrid genres, performance and artistic interdisciplinarities. Modalities of preparation, creation, acting, composition and direction, as well as their ethical and aesthetic implications. Modes of production and scenic reception. The subject will have the cut delimited from the research line of the professor.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Creative laboratory in Performing Arts

Scenic composition project. Scene research methodologies. Provocations for creation and production. Theoretical reflections concerning the process and the work. The subject will have the cut delimited from the research line of the professor.

 

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Scenic Dramaturgy

History and analysis of dramaturgical genres. Studies on the concept of dramaturgy. Widening of the notion for the diverse components of the scene: actor dramaturgy, sound, light, images, dance, among others. Modalities of creation and reception of the different dramaturgical categories. The subject will have the cut delimited from the research line of the professor.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Special topics in compositional processes for the stage 1

Theoretical and/or practical studies on artistic composition processes. The subject will be structured from the research projects of the students and the professor, who may be a visiting professor, aiming at complementing and reinforcing a certain theme not covered by the subjects studied.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Special topics in compositional processes for the stage 2

Theoretical and/or practical studies on artistic composition processes. The subject will be structured from the research projects of the students and the professor, who may be a visiting professor, aiming at complementing and reinforcing a certain theme not covered by the subjects studied.

02

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

Artistic Practice and Writing

The Dialogue and the relationship between artistic practice and writing. Study of different artistic practices and their respective writings, modes and models of writing about artistic practices, as well as the challenges of artistic articulation in the written media.

04

Optional - Master’s degree / Doctoral (PhD) degree

 

Credits to obtain the degree

To obtain the Master degree, the student must accomplish 16 credits:

 

08 Compulsory credits in the subjects Research Seminar in Performing Arts (04) and Research Methodology in Performing Arts (04);
08 optional credits in the Postgraduate Studies Programme in Performing Arts or in other postgraduate programmes stricto-sensu of UnB with the approval of the supervisor.

 

To obtain the Doctor (PhD) degree, the student must accomplish 24 credits:

8 Compulsory credits in the subjects common to both lines Research Methodology in Performing Arts 2 (4 credits) and Advanced Research Seminar in Performing Arts (4 credits)
At least 4 credits in the PPG-CEN Selective Compulsory chain subjects

And 12 credits to be accomplished in Optional subjects in PPG-CEN or other programs

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