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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|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.
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|Subject Overview:||This subject involves the application of composition, planning and management, facilitation, collaboration and directing skills to the creation and realisation of new performance works. Other disciplinary skills will complement the principle area of specialisation. There will be two projects undertaken in this semester: (1) The facilitation of a short work of original performance devised with a group of actors from the acting stream. In this project, the Animateurs works as a facilitator/director of the performance, which is also an important facet of the actors training program. (2) This project is to be a more developed piece and is intended to be part of a season for the general public. It may be in the form of collaboration with another stream or course or an independently produced project led and organised by the Animateurs. This will depend upon opportunities that arise within the year.|
|Assessment:||Project 1: preparation, involvement, rehearsal, performance (30%). Project 2: preparation, involvement, rehearsal, performance (30%). Written work and documentation not exceeding 2000 words (40%) (mid, end semester); Hurdle Requirement 80% attendance|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|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 and large groups
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation |
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