Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 1.5-hour tutorial for weeks 1-6 and a 2.5 hour workshop for weeks 7-12. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 170 hours across the semester, including class time.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
106-105/CWRI10001 Creative Writing Ideas and Practice
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
106-091 Writing for Performance; 106-236 Script for Performance
|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. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Eddie Paterson
Dr Eddie Paterson
This subject introduces students to writing for performance. It aims to give students the opportunity to experiment with the performance potential of their writing. Through discussions on performance studies, aspects of performance writing and practice, and in workshops, students will explore the range of skills involved in writing for performance and develop their own work for performance. This subject is highly recommended for students who are planning to take Writing for Theatre in the 3rd year of their studies.
On completion of the subject students should have:
Attendance and participation in workshops 10%; a 3-minute (approximately 600 word) work-in-progress script, to be workshopped in class during semester 15%; a 5-minute solo performance/reading (equivalent to 1000 words) to be delivered in the final week of classes 20%; a 2000 word script 40% due in the examination period, and a 400 word reflective introduction to the final script 15%, submitted with the script. This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available via Readings Online.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
This subject is not available to students who have completed 106-091 Writing for Performance. This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts (Continuing) and Bachelor of Creative Arts students and may be credited towards a major in Creative Writing in either course. Bachelor of Creative Arts students can credit this subject to a major in Theatre Studies.
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Creative Writing |
Creative Writing Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Theatre Studies |
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