Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
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Total Time Commitment:
5 hours per week
756-232 Choreography 2A
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirments for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Choreography 2B examines artistic dance practice through an integrated approach to practical, studio-based dance-making activities, seminars and research. Two 1.5-hour studio-based classes each week focus on advanced analysis of the relationship between form and content in choreographic structures and the capacity to manipulate movement, spatial environment and music/soundscape. The relationship of dance composition to musical scores and soundscapes will be analysed. Skills in direction of a group will be developed. A one-hour seminar in Dance Analysis each week will examine post-modernism and other trends in dance practice into the twenty first century. There will be reference to dance on film, video and in live performance as well as readings from source material, philosophical and aesthetic writings and dance critiques.
On completon of this subject, students hsould be able to
Participation and contribution to course work including satisfactory completion of set tasks (30%); Practical and written assignments (including a log book), totalling no more than 2000 words (70%). Hurdle requirement - 80% attendance.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should have acquired the following skills:
Bachelor of Dance (VCA) |
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