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: 6 hours per week (or equivalent) |
Total Time Commitment: 14 hours per week
|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.
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|Subject Overview:||Performance Techniques A (Sound) addresses knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline. On completion of this subject students should understand the processes of sound design for the performance, hybrid and non-performance arts, its relationship to set and lighting design and the roles of director and choreographer. Students should have developed abilities in appropriate communication with collaborators and a historical and social understanding of sound in the arts. |
Students will also attend classes discussing the role of text in sound design, developing a relationship to text as a motivator in the performance arts. This will be developed through study of the microscopic and macroscopic aspects of text. Text will also be considered more widely to include the languages of motion, film and non-textual narrative.
Students will attend seminars with sound designers, filmmakers, animateurs, directors and choreographers, discussing their various approaches to sound design in their specific art forms. Students will also attend classes in the use of technology in developing and implementing sound designs.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
|Assessment:||Written/practical assignments equivalent to 8,000 word essay (80%); participation (20%). Assignments will be due at regular intervals during the semester|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Postgraduate Diploma in Production |
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