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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: An average 2 hours per week for 12 weeks; 240 hours total time commitment |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||This subject involves the application of composition, planning and management, facilitation and directing skills to the production of a text-based performance work. Other disciplinary skills will complement the area of specialisation. The student has some technical support and presents the production for a short public season addressing location, promotion and audience engagement issues in the process. |
The play will be chosen in consultation with the course coordinator. The project is to be fully documented through all its phases, including a detailed written post-production analysis of the working process
|Assessment:||Project production: preparation, rehearsal, performance (60%), Written work and documentation not exceeding 2000 words (40%) (mid semester)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject students should have developed |
The ability to work as a leader, showing initiative but also an openness to the ideas of others and ways of encouraging these
The application of advanced skills in the initiation, conception and structuring of a creative work
The application of advanced skills in leadership, initiative and group dynamics
The application of advanced skills in time management
The application of skills in group dynamics
A deeper confidence in working as a leader with small groups
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation |
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