Applied Project A (Dance Animateuring)

Subject DNCE60052 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:

Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week for 12 weeks. At least 10 hours per week independent research.
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours per semester





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Core Participation Requirements:

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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:

This subject is for those specialising in Dance Animateuring. Artistic project planning, development and realisation of a performance project(s), which build upon the materials of composition from Cross Disciplinary Studies and Discipline Skills A. The project may be undertaken on an individual or small group basis with either a specialist or interdisciplinary focus.

Learning Outcomes:
  • conceptualise, plan and construct a new performance work;
  • focus on developing the materials and structure appropriate to the intended context and the student area(s) of interest;
  • develop the ability to integrate, personalise and synthesise artistic materials and structures;
  • develop a coherent 'body language' within which artistic concepts can be realised;
  • develop the capacity to manage a process, resolve practical, collaborative and performance challenges;
  • develop the ability to reflect and evaluate upon creative process;
  • develop documentation skills in relation to creative process including descriptons of key decisions and chronology of the process

Skills advancement in Practical Project (60%) (end semester); Written reflection and documentation totalling no more than 2000 words (40%) (end semester), Hurdle requirement 80% attendance

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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 small-scale creative projects
  • The capacity to communicate orally and in writing
  • The capacity for imaginative and transformative processes
  • The application of theory to practice
  • The ability to solve problems

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