Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Year Long, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 168 Hours |
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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 Margot Fenley
The focus for students in their second year of dance studies is on the actor/dancer and developing the ability to adapt to style. Students will be expected to integrate the skills taught in acting classes in their work as dancers, bringing to the work an understanding of character, relationship, stakes, given circumstances and storytelling. Technical and artistic practise will be extended through exploration of a range of music theatre dance repertoire and the capacity to adapt stylistically to the demands of genre and style as well as through partner work.
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
Continuous: 35% TOTAL: comprising: Jazz (20%) Tap (15%) based on preparation and participation in classes, demonstrating continuous application to given tasks. Satisfactory progress in Technique classes is a hurdle requirement.
Formal: TOTAL: 50% Jazz 30% per semester Tap 20% per semester based on a performance of two set tasks in Jazz and Tap, one at the end of each semester.
Written: TOTAL (15%) a review of a dance performance within the context of music theatre (either live or recorded) considering technique, style and artistic interpretation of an individual artist. 1,000 words. Due semester 2, week 12
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subjects students should be able to:
Synthesise the knowledge and skills necessary to adapt to the various requirements of genre and style in diverse range of Music Theatre practice.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre) |
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