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.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4.5 hours per week all year |
Total Time Commitment: 108 hours
Study Period Commencement:
|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
The focus is upon fine-tuning the skills acquired in year 1, through each individual connecting more vividly to their physical landscape as a rich environment from which to create. Physical improvisation will be extended into sound and word play. Simple and applied acrobatics will be practised in Semester 1.
Semester 1. This discipline extends the potential of the playful body visited in first year. It challenges the actors' sense of physical limitations, demands strength and a constant awareness of the power of the centre/pelvis. It provokes the performer with a highly dynamic form which can serve dramatic context. Semester 2 This unit is to enhance the actors aptitude in relation to stylized movement, attitude, poise, precision, coordination and partnering.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
Assessment is based upon class participation, level of preparation, the degree to which outcomes have been met, and the ability to process and integrate the material into performance work. Notification of unsatisfactory progress may be made at any time during the year. Progressive class assessment (50%) class assignment (20%); application of class work to performance (30%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have acquired:
Bachelor of Dramatic Art (VCA) |
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