Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
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: 1 hour per week tutorial with Drama supervisor. Other hours as arranged with theatre company. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|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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CoordinatorMr Paul Monaghan
ContactStudent and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
|Subject Overview:||The purpose of this subject is to provide the opportunity for the student to experience a work of professional theatre in all its stages of development. |
In consultation with the course coordinator, the student will make arrangements with a professional theatre company or professional individual theatre practitioner to witness the production of the creative work through the stages of planning, realisation, organisation, technical coordination, publicity and presentation. A contract will be agreed upon between the student, the company and the VCA, which outlines the terms of the secondment: the nature of the student involvement, the responsibilities of each party involved and the shared objectives of the secondment project. The student will meet regularly with the course coordinator to discuss the progress of the secondment.
The student will be expected to keep a log of the process being witnessed.
Note: While the student is involved in the secondment they will not be expected to attend any other course work units.
The objectives of the subject are
|Assessment:||Quality of involvement in the project - assessed by company representative in consultation with course coordinator (60%); |
Production log of 4000 words (due at end of secondment) (40%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject the student should:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/drama/|
Master of Theatre Practice |
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