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: 34 |
Total Time Commitment:
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 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.
CoordinatorMr Mark Postlethwaite
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)
This subject is delivered via 3 modules - Module One: Equipment Operation; Module Two: Devised Project and Module Three: Shadow Program.
Students will be instructed in the techniques required to safely and effectively operate basic hand and power tools in the construction and set up of production elements for the stage. Class will take the form of lecture/demonstrations followed by individual or group, practical tasks including:
This module will provide students with an opportunity to collaborate in the realising of a performance piece. The first year cohort will be divided into groups of approximately 4-6 people and provided with a stimulus. Each group will work in a collegial and collaborative manner to devise a response to the stimulus with an outcome that can that will be viewed by an audience of their peers.
This module will provide students with an opportunity to be assigned to student who is specialising in the same area of study. This student will be assigned to a project in a leadership role and the 1st year student will ‘shadow’ this student for as long as is required.
Module One: 20%
Practical weekly tasks (500 words or equivalent) Mid semester
Module Two: 30%
A 1,000 word essay clearly articulating the dramaturgical reasoning behind the devised work, your individual input and a self-reflection on the process and final product (1,000 words or equivalent) Mid semester
A written response “If I was in their ‘shoes’, what would I do differently” (1,000 words or equivalant) 20%
Participation (for all modules) 10% - Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 80% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. All assignment work must be submitted and a pass in each module must be achieved for successful completion of this subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completing this subject students will be able to:
|Links to further information:||www.vcam.unimelb.edu.au|
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production) |
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