Puppet Theatre (DTV2200)

Bachelor's course
For exchange students

Puppet theatre is an art form where figures and objects are brought to life by the puppeteer/actor manipulating them. It is very well suited as a teaching tool and as a form of expression in production work. This course aims to give you an introduction to the different aspects of the puppet theatre discipline. Puppet theatre can be cultivated as a separate art form or integrated into ordinary theatre and also exists in various mixed forms. You will gain insight into the distinct nature of puppet theatre, it's areas of application and possibilities for development. The course emphasises acting with puppets and objects.

  • Admission requirements

    There are no specific requirements for this course.

    It is recommended that you have completed one year of study (60 ECTS credits) within Drama and Theatre Communication.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 15 April.

  • Content

    Puppet Theatre consists of four main areas:

    • acting with puppet
    • the puppet in the stage space
    • puppet theatre and storytelling techniques
    • subject theory and subject didactics
  • Teaching methods

    The course uses a broad range of teaching methods, such as:

    • lectures
    • workshops
    • discussions
    • performances
    • field trips

    Most of the work will take place in workshops where you try out different ideas and techniques and then analyse your work.

    The learning process is largely based on practical exercises and work on artistic projects in cooperation with others. You will receive individual and group supervision during the production phases.

  • Course description

    For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (student.oslomet.no).

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

Questions about this course?

Contact our administrative coordinator by e-mail if you have questions about this course.

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