Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Year Long, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 6 hours per week all year |
Total Time Commitment: 144 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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ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
Voice is a physical activity, and as such, initial work is organised around a foundation of work that allows the individual to discover interdependence of voice and body. The focus of the work lies in addressing idiosyncratic habits which may inhibit the speaking actor. The subject will include a selection from the following: physical awareness of breath in the body, muscularity, resonance, active listening, sight-reading, basic speech structures, kinaesthetic awareness of voice and language and meaning in the moment of speaking through storytelling and, approach to phonetics. Students will be expected to draw upon their experiences of awareness through movement activities such as Feldenkrais, and Alexander Technique in order to facilitate the interdependence of voice and body. There will also be some combined voice/movement classes to enhance this process.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
Assessment is based upon class participation, level of preparation, and the degree to which the stated outcomes have been achieved. Progressive class assessment (70%); class assignments (20%); application of class work to rehearsal and performance (10%)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have acquired the following skills
Bachelor of Dramatic Art (VCA) |
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