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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 6 hours per week for 12 weeks; 120 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:||A series of practical workshops and seminar sessions concerned with different aspects of the role of the director, particularly in relation to the actor and to dramatic text. Areas of content include Approach To Text, Word and Action, the Poetics of Space, Rhythm in Theatre, Working with the Actor. There will be ongoing testing of these skills in Scene Laboratories|
|Assessment:||Quality of work in critical discussions and practical project tasks (55%) Short papers totalling no more than 2500 words, reflecting on aspects of the subject (45%) (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 create and organise aesthetic material
The ability to use a range of research tools and methodologies
The ability to solve problems
The ability to lead others in the skills of problem solving
The ability to interpret and analyse
The capacity for critical thinking
The ability to work as a leader showing initiative and openness
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation |
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