Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 hours per week for 12 weeks; |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total time commitment
|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
|Subject Overview:||This subject is for students specialising in Directing. Artistic project planning, development and realisation of performance projects, which build upon the materials of composition from Cross Disciplinary Studies and Discipline Skills C. There will be two Projects undertaken in this semester: (1) The direction of a short scene from a theatre text; and (2) Working as an Assistant Director on a full-length production within the Acting Department of Drama|
|Assessment:||Work on short scene direction (25%), work as an Assistant Director (30%), Written reflection and documentation, totalling no more than 2500 words (45%) (mid, end Semester); Hurdle Requirement 80% attendance|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject students should have developed |
The ability to plan, create and evaluate a small-scale creative art work
The ability to work with another artist in an open and constructive way
The ability to take full responsibility for ones creative work: fundamental skills in time management, working to a deadline, constructing an overall project timetable and a daily schedule of work.
The ability to learn through constructive observation of a master practitioner at work
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation |
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