Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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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: 4.5 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
2 X 1.5 hours Contemporary Class
1 X 1.5 hours Ballet
1 X 1.5 hours Contemporary Class
2 X 1.5 hours Ballet
Study Period Commencement:
Study Period Commencement:
|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 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
Associate Professor Jenny Kinder
Dance Technique Extension 2 is designed to complement Dance Technique 3 through additional classes, which provide diverse approaches to training and exposure to industry professionals. Students take three dance technique extension classes each week, which serve to broaden the individuals’ experience. Students choose between two classes in Contemporary Dance technique and one in Ballet OR two classes in Ballet and one in Contemporary Dance technique. Classes continue to focus on developing technical expertise and artistry.
To extend the understanding of Contemporary and Ballet technique and the objectives of technical training in these genres.
Application of alignment principles, technical accuracy and energy efficiency in the execution of more complex movement phrases in contemporary and ballet technique.
Increased ability to organise and direct the body in time and space.
Ability to direct the body’s centre of mass around and away from its axis.
Development of muscular strength, tone and flexibility.
Capacity to use visualisation techniques to enhance movement form.
A strong work ethic (maintenance of self-discipline, concentration and application).
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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:
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) |
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