Improvisation and Playbuilding

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: DRA101
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Daniel Thornton



Awards offering Improvisation and Playbuilding

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Develop and present a ‘pitch’ that contains all the relevant information to convey a complete creative vision;
  2. Use vocal and physical performance skills to communicate information and entertain.
  3. Use collaborative skills to devise and refine the creation of a group playbuilt performance that applies improvisation and playbuilding processes;
  4. Use performance skills to present a playbuilt production.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and synthesis of improvisation and playbuilding processes;
  6. Provide evaluation, justifying creative choices with analysis of the collaborative process from a Christian worldview.

Subject Content

  • Improvisation and Playbuilding within a Christian worldview
  • The Elements of Drama
  • Improvisation & Theatresports
  • The Development of Ideas
  • Collaboration
  • The Playbuilding Process
  • Rehearsal & Refinement
  • Playbuilding Task

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Presentation (20%)
  • Group Performance (30%)
  • Reflective Essay (50%)