Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
10 hours per week
Classical Ballet Pedagogy 1A
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Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Advanced study of early training of children in classical ballet. Planning the teaching year, teaching strategies, classroom management are all examined. The teaching of Improvisation is taught. Making dances for individuals is included. As well, a programme for body awareness incorporating strengthening and flexibility exercises is examined and taught. There are also practical teaching sessions involving ballet students of the appropriate age and level of training. Anatomical and kinaesthetic concepts are discussed and explored as vital components of teaching ballet.
Participation and contribution to tutorials and classes (10%); the structure and composition of elements of a component of ballet training taught in a practical situation at the end of Week 6 (30%); A written presentation of 1,000 words at the end of the Semester (20%); the composition and demonstration of a complete classical ballet class for Year 1 taught in a practical situation at the end of the Semester (40%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should have acquired the following skills:
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Not offered in 2009
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