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: 2.5 A 2.5-hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points of first year creative writing or one of the Faculty of Arts' Interdisciplinary Foundation (IDF) subjects.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||106-105 Creative Writing: Ideas and Practice|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||106-091 Writing for Performance|
|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/|
CoordinatorProf Kevin Brophy
This subject introduces students to writing for performance. It aims to give students the opportunity to reflect upon, experiment with, and enhance the performance potential of their writing. Through discussions on performance studies, aspects of performance writing and practice, and in workshops, students will explore the range of skills involved in writing for performance and in developing effective performance practice in relation to their own work.
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||Attendance and participation in workshops 10%, an 8 - 10 minute performance/reading (equivalent to 1000 words) 20% (scheduled in class during semester), a 3000 word script 70% (due at the end of the semester). Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of workshops in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Students are advised to consult the following web address for details of assessment penalties which apply to this subject http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/policy/assessment/policy/penalties.html.|
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A subject reader will be available from the University Bookshop.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
|Notes:||This subject is not available to students who have completed 106-091 Writing for Performance. This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts (Continuing) and Bachelor of Creative Arts students and may be credited towards a major in Creative Writing in either course. Bachelor of Creative Arts students can credit this subject to a major in Theatre Studies.|
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Bachelor of Creative Arts
Bachelor of Creative Arts and Bachelor of Music
Diploma in Creative Arts
Graduate Diploma in Creative Arts
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
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