Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Year Long, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours per week all year. Every six weeks extra hours may be required for rehearsals and performance |
Total Time Commitment: 848 hours
757-112 Acting 1, 757-113 Voice 1, 757-114 Movement 1, 757-116 Singing 1.
|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. |
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CoordinatorMs Tanya Gerstle
ContactStudent and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
The aim of Second Year is to consolidate the Principles of Approach to Performance and the development of a personal methodology. The training includes: the investigation of elements inherent in the making and interpreting of work within the contexts of rehearsal and performance. Emphasis is placed upon projects within which the actor will focus on Naturalism, Shakespeare, Scene Study, Contemporary Theatre; playing a series of complex characters and communicating these characters to an audience, inhabiting and communicating different worlds to an audience; continuing to work authentically and achieving this in the context of theatre, film and television; and, using heightened language and applying dramatic structure to their work.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
Learning is cumulative and progressive, increasing in difficulty as the year progresses, and no formal mark is assigned until year's end. Transformation, Mastery of Skill and Methodology and Active Reflection are fundamental to all areas of assessment. Progressive assessment (50%); rehearsal process (20%); performance (30%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Dramatic Art (VCA) |
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