Performing Arts Practice 2A (SM)

Subject THTR20041 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 50 hours
Total Time Commitment:

150 hours

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
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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 course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:


Annie Reid
ann.reid @


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 should build on the basic skills developed in Performing Arts Practice 1B. Progressing on from foundation studies, students will be introduced to the management and team leadership roles. The assigned project could be on campus or it could be with an industry partner as field work.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should have demonstrated knowledge of:

* How to work on a theatrical production within the Stage Management major.
* How to apply their skills in a professional capacity as a member and leader of a stage management team on or off campus.


Project Participation (20%)
Project Tutorial Contribution (10%)
Project Role (50%) Assignment progress on an allocated production role and Documentation (4000 words or equivalent)
Self and Peer Assessment (20%) Complete all forms to the standard required. (1000 words or equivalent)

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completing this subject students should have:

* time management and planning skills through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, essay and assignment completion;
* demonstrated capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
* demonstrated practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
* contributed to a range of visual/performing arts environments as artistic collaborators and leaders.

Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production)

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