Composition Strategies A

Subject DNCE60034 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available


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Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

Dance making fundamentals: corporeal activity, space, and time are investigated within aesthetic parameters to develop dance material. The dancer's relationship to her or his specific spatial context is explored. Strategies of repetition and imaginative variation are applied to phrase material and short performance studies created.

Learning Outcomes:


Three short dance works each with specific objectives reflecting the course objectives, of between three and five minutes duration (70%) and written assignments and short reports equivalent to not more than 1,500 words (30%).

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
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Not offered in 2009

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