Actor Direction 2

Subject FLTV20004 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 18 hours
Total Time Commitment:

18 contact hours plus 30 non-contact hours

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Credit Points:
Not offered in 2014


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Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

Lectures and workshops which further develop skills and principles learned in Actor Direction 1. Students are given the opportunity to work directing actors in a supervised workshop environment.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should be able to

  • demonstrate a develping ability to direct actors;
  • demonstrate script analysis work in breaking down direction for actors.

Assessment is continuous and based on the following:

Practical direction exercise(s) (70%);

Participation* in workshops and crewing and collaboration on actor director exercises (30%).

Participation* assessed on criteria of engagement, ability to discuss and give/receive feedback and teamwork skills. For this subject there is an 80% attendance hurdle for workshops, classes and lectures.

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject the student should be able to:

  • confidently plan and organise their work and solve problems;
  • work effectively in leadership and collaborative modes;
  • confidently apply theoretical knowledge to practical problems;
  • develop positive self-critical and peer review skills.

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