Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 One 3-hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: 108
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the BA (Extended)|
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3Disability Liaison Unit website: 4http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
This subject introduces students to drama and its contribution to the Arts and to all forms of expressive learning. Students will explore the elements of drama and their impact on various artistic forms of self-expression and as a means of developing confidence and skills in intra-personal and interpersonal communication. This is an interactive and experiential course through which students develop a range of empowering communication skills and strategies, while developing their creative and intellectual understanding. The program will include elements of: body work and movement, voice and speech, language and text, characterization and role playing, improvisation and performance. The written work is designed to enhance and extend student understanding of the practical components and to develop writing skills which explore different genres of writing.
On completion of this subject students will have developed their confidence in the following key areas: |
|Assessment:||Focused weekly written tasks for writing portfolio: these include structured written reports, reviews, writing in role, perspective writing arising from acting work 2000 words (30%), solo and group performances based on body work in mime and movement and creating ideas from different perspectives (20% + 20%). Group devised performance task which includes a range of dramatic and theatrical conventions such as freeze frame, sound collage, choral speaking and ritual (30%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Reading material will be provided as needed in the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
|Notes:||This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) program.|
Bachelor of Arts (Extended) |
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