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THEATRICAL ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

CODE 84511
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 2nd year of 9918 LETTERATURE MODERNE E SPETTACOLO (LM-14) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-ART/05
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course gives students the basic instruments to understand the institutional aspects, the economic context, the cultural policies and the management practices of the performing arts (notably, spoken theatre) in Italy.

     

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The objective of the course is to make students aware of the main institutional, economic-financial and organisational dynamics that have characterised the production and distribution of the performing arts over the centuries.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    For 6 CFU students:

    • Capacity to understand and analyse theatrical events according to an economic-organisational perspective;
    • Knowledge of the main productive and distributive set-ups in Italy (with regard also to their historical shaping);
    • Understanding of the issues of economic sustainability of theatre enterprises.

    In addition, for 9 CFU students:

    • Ability to write and to present a research paper;
    • Ability to take part in a scientific discussion.

    PREREQUISITES

    Although it is not compulsary, students are advised to have taken History of theatre before attending to this course.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Class lectures (no streaming) during the first two modules. Active participationis required in the third module : students will research into the Ristori Capranica Del Grillo Archive, in order to write a paper (other languages in addition to Italian are possible) and to present it to the class.

    Subscription to Aulaweb is mandatory for all students.

     

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu/40 lesson hours

    Theoretical and historical basics

    The first two modules will sketch the main outlines of the history of the Italian spoken theatre "system", with particular regard to organisational, political and economic aspects.

    Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu/60 lesson hours: The entrepenuerial strategies of Adelaide Ristori

    The third module is dedicated to Adelaide Ristori (1822-1906), the first Italian theatre star. The exceptional Ristori Archive (preserved at the Museo Biblioteca dell'Attore) will permit students to study directly her entrepeneurial strategies.

    Students not proficient in Italian may request a substitutive program.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Programme for students taking 6 CFU/40 lesson hours:

    1. L. Cavaglieri, Il sistema teatrale. Breve storia dell'organizzazione, dell'economia e delle politiche del teatro in Italia, Roma, Dino Audino, 2021.
    2. Slides of the lessons published on Aulaweb

    Programme for students taking 9 CFU/60 lesson hours:

    Bibliography on Adelaide Ristori will be arranged on individual topics.

     

    Bibliography for students not proficient in Italian language may be arranged individually.

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LIVIA CAVAGLIERI (President)

    ROBERTO CUPPONE

    GIULIA TADDEO (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    3 October 2022

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Students will be evaluated through two written tests on the first and second module; for the third module they will present a paper to the class.

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Students will be evaluated in their capacity of giving a clear account of the subjects; problematizing studied issues; debating with the colleagues and the istructor.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    14/12/2022 12:30 GENOVA Orale A questo appello non possono iscriversi gli studenti che hanno l'esame in piano di studio nel corrente accademico.
    16/01/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    30/01/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale
    11/05/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale Appello riservato ai soli laureandi
    25/05/2023 16:00 GENOVA Orale
    14/06/2023 16:00 GENOVA Orale
    17/07/2023 16:00 GENOVA Orale
    04/09/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale