Applied Project A (Voice Training)

Subject DRAM60007 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

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

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours in Semester 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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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Subject Overview:

This subject is for students specialising in Voice Training. This subject encompasses artistic project planning, development and realisation of pedagogical projects, building upon the materials of composition from Cross Disciplinary Studies and Discipline Skills. Students will be required to work in a teaching capacity in a class. They will teach a voice workshop or a series of voice classes, under close staff supervision, or assist a teacher who will provide them, under guidance, with the experience of teaching actors.

Learning Outcomes:
  • plan, organise and conduct a voice training workshop for actors;
  • learn from constructive feedback from a supervisor in the development of a voice training program;
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of the vocal needs of an actor in preparing for performance;
  • utilise the formal languages of performance as creative tools in developing pedagogical work;
  • demonstate the ability to document, reflect upon and evaluate creative process.
  • skill advancement as evidenced in Practical Project (60%)(end of semester);
  • written reflection and documentation totalling no more than 2000 words (40%) (end of semester);
  • hurdle requirement 80% attendance.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: None
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 learn through constructive observation of a master practitioner at work;
  • the ability to clearly communicate ideas about process and required tasks with others;
  • the abilty to watch the work of others with clarity and patience;
  • the ability to create a working atmosphere of unconditional positive regard.
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