Drama, Theatre and Acting (BA)

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Saturday 17 September

Time Event details Location
On Demand

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Induction Handbook 2022-23

Everything you need to know for Induction Week and beyond in one place.

Available from Welcome Weekend

Handbook

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 12:30pm

Induction

Welcome and Induction for all Drama, Theatre and Acting students, English Literature and Creative Writing students with your Student Support Coordinator, Lucy Trousdell.

G.116, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Drama Studio Health and Safety Induction

With Drama Technician, Russell Anderson. 

Drama Studio, Headington Hill Site

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Meet and Greet with your Lecturers

For all undergraduate students

An informal meeting to get to know the academics for your course with some current students

Refreshments will be available

G.116, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Drama, Theatre and Acting Subject Meeting

Compulsory meeting for all undergraduate Drama,Theatre and Acting students with information about your course, modules, etc.with Subject Coordinator, Carina Bartleet.

Drama Studio, Headington Hill Site

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Module Registration Helpdesk

Drop in if you need help adding on your optional modules for semester 2

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet Your Academic Adviser

Drop in to your Academic Adviser’s office for a quick chat anytime during these hours.

Your Academic Adviser will be an academic from your subject. For Joint Honours students, it will be someone from one of your subjects. Check your student information to see who your Academic Adviser is.

Please note that some Academic Advisers have arranged different times. Please check further down this page to see if this applies to your Academic Adviser.

To find out who your AA is, go to your student Information and to your student profile to find their name, contact details and office location.

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 5:00pm

Module Registration Helpdesk

Drop in if you need help adding on your optional modules for semester 2

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator Lucy Trousdell ltrousdell@brookes.ac.uk
Subject Coordinator Dr Carina Bartleet c.e.bartleet@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Lead Dr Eleanor Lowe eleanor.lowe@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Administrator Debra Bates dbates@brookes.ac.uk
Academic Liaison Librarian Joanna Cooksey jcooksey@brookes.ac.uk

Academic Adviser meetings

Most Academic Advisers are available to meet their students between 2pm and 4pm on Thursday 22 September. If your Academic Adviser has arranged a different meeting time it will be listed here. They will also email you to remind you.

Academic adviser name Meeting time Meeting link (once set up)
TBC TBC TBC

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core books used for your course's compulsory modules. There is no expectation for you to purchase any of the books, they are all available in the university library.

Once you have chosen your optional modules, you will be able to contact the module leaders to request their reading lists.

Drama and Theatre Acting Single Honours programmes
Semester 1 Modules Recommended Core Text
DRAM4002 Page to Stage

Mick Wallis and Simon Shepherd, Studying Plays (4th edition, published 2018).

ISBN: 9781350007321

DRAM4001 Acting Toolkit Alison Hodge ed. Actor Training 2nd edition (London: Routledge, 2010)
ISBN: 9780415471688
Drama and Theatre Acting Single Honours programmes
Semester 2 Modules Recommended Core Text
DRAM4005 Theatre Styles & Contexts Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. Ed. Deirdre Osbourne (London Methuen, 2011)