Applied Project B (Dance Animateuring)

Subject DNCE60053 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

July, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 27-Jul-2015 to 27-Nov-2015
Assessment Period End 27-Nov-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 20-Aug-2015
Census Date 21-Aug-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 16-Oct-2015

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week for 12weeks. At least 15 hours per week independent research.
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours per semester


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Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

This subject is for those specialising in Dance Animateuring. This project involves the application of composition, planning and management, facilitation and directing skills to the creation and realisation of a new performance work. Other disciplinary skills will complement the principle area of specialisation. The student has some technical support and presents the project for a short public season addressing location, promotion and audience engagement issues in the process.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should have developed the following skills:

  • the capacity to conceptualise creative processes and new performance structures;
  • the ability to organise and manage creative processes and realisation of artistic work;
  • the ability to communicate in action, orally and writing;
  • the capacity to facilitate group/collaborative processes


Performance Project (preparation, involvement, rehearsal, performance) (55%) (end semester); 1 x 2500 word paper focussing on a central aspect of interest that is integral to the student's performance practice and the work being presented. (45%) (end semester); Hurdle requirement 80% attendance

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of the subject students should have developed

  • Capacity to conceptualise creative processes and new performance structures
  • Ability to organise and manage creative processes and realisation of artistic work
  • Ability to communicate in action, orally and writing
  • Capacity to facilitate group/collaborative processes
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