Production Placement 2A

Subject THTR20014 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 25 hours per week
Total Time Commitment: 200 hours contact and non contact

757-147 Production Placement 1B or equivalent

Corequisites: None
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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Ms Emma Anderson


Student and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 9685 9419
Subject Overview:

Students start putting into practice technical and creative knowledge that has been learnt formally in their chosen production skills classes. Students are usually assigned to at least one placement on a production mounted either within and/or beyond the College. These placements give the student the opportunity to develop organisational, leadership and creative skills within the context of the production process. This subject encourages students to work independently and to engage with their peers in a collaborative context.

  • extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as related to practicing capacities for the visual/performing artist;
  • demonstrate artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
  • demonstrate practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
  • work at various levels both as an individual and as a team, in a wide variety of visual/performing artistic environments;
  • contribute to a range of visual/performing arts environments as artistic collaborators and leaders.

Each discipline of study has its own assessment requirements (60%); participation (20%); peer and self assessment reports (10%); directors report (10%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate

  • observational and organisation skills
  • an understanding of the communicaton skills required in the performinga rts
  • analytical skills
  • problem solving skills
  • independent learning skills.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Production

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