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 IA and 1B
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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)
An introduction to the training of children and adolescents in classical ballet. Theoretical and practical classes will examine the logical progression of the teaching of classical ballet for children aged from 11 years to 18 years approximately. Exercises at the barre, in the centre, and exercises of allegro are studied from Years 2 8, equivalent to the Russian training system. There are observation sessions involving ballet students of the appropriate age and level of training. The study of Pointe Work is commenced. The technique for turning is examined, with a variety of preparations and executions.
Participation and contribution to tutorials and classes (10%); the structure and composition of a barre taught in a practical situation at the end of the Semester (30%); a written presentation of 1,000 words at the end of the Semester (20%); the structure and composition of a classical ballet class for Years 2 or 3 taught in a practical situation the end of Semester 2 (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:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Not offered in 2009
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