Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 9 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
2 x 1.5 = 3 hours Choreography and Improvisation
1 x hour Duo
2 x 2.5 = 5 hours Performance
Total time commitment: 140 Hours.
Study Period Commencement:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Completion of Year 1 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) ensures all students have appropriate background knowledge.
|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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment 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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMs Anna Smith
Choreographic Process into Performance 3 comprises of three areas, Choreography and Improvisation, Duo and Performance. Choreography and Improvisation will extend choreographic and improvisational experience. Use of improvisation as a choreographic tool to source original and personal movement vocabulary for choreographic manipulation is a focus in this subject. The interconnectedness between theme, form and movement material in choreographic work are studied, as are methods for developing thematic ideas. Other art forms are used to analyse structure and as sources of thematic inspiration. Exploration of skills for working collaboratively and creatively will result in students choreographing and performing together in groups. Students will reflect on their own skills development and critically analyse their own and others’ creative and choreographic work verbally and in writing.
Extending on the duo skills introduced in prerequisite subjects students will further develop and consolidate partnering skills, in Duo classes to facilitate versatility in both choreographic and performance contexts.
In Performance students will experience the creative development of a choreographic work with a guest choreographer. Students will further develop their skills and understanding of a dancer’s responsibilities by being actively involved in the creative process as required by the choreographer and by practice of the discipline and cooperation required during the rehearsal period. This may include constructive participation in task-based activities to derive new movement material, improvisations, research and explorations of creative ideas that may challenge assumptions or expectations regarding the nature of dance as an art form. The culmination of Performance is the presentation of the new work in a season that also includes third year student works.
This subject will enable students to:-
All assessment tasks must be completed to pass the subject.
The two areas - 1) Choreography and Improvisation
and 2) Performance must both be passed to successfully complete the subject.
Additionally, the 10% for written work must be passed to successfully complete the subject.
80% Attendance Hurdle must be met to pass subject.
Choreography and Improvisation
Participation and Contribution to Coursework (15%)
Written Assignment 1) (5%)
Written Assignment 2) (5%)
Major Choreographic Task – Collaborative (15%)
The progress of skill development and participation and contribution to coursework throughout the subject.
Contribution, participation and progress during creative development and rehearsal period (20%)
Performance Assessment (25%)
Blom L.A. & Chaplin L.T. (1982) The Intimate Act of Choreography
Cheney G. (1989) Basic Concepts in Modern Dance, A Creative Approach
Forsythe, W. (2003) Improvisational technologies: a tool for the analytical dance eye.
H’Doubler M.N. (1998) Dance, A Creative Art Experience
McFee G. (1992) Understanding Dance
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have acquired the following skills:-
The capacity to communicate in physical, oral and written forms.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) |
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