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 hours |
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 Joseph Mercurio
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: Studio-Based Practice.
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:
-Basic Hand & Power Tool Skills
-Scenery assembly techniques
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.
Module Three :
Studio-Based Practice assigned to a project within a variety of roles offered.
The module will enable students to be assigned to a practical studio based project in a designated minor role to assist with the development, application and/or design of a practical element that relates to their major, within the context of a studio-based project.
On successful completion of this module students should be able to safely and effectively participate in the assembly and set up of production elements for the stage construct or break down a simple prop
On successful completion of this module students will be able to apply knowledge gained from the first module.
Participants of this module will work as a member of a team and produce a performance that can be viewed by an audience of peers.
At the end of this Module the students should have had a ‘hands-on’ experience within their area of study and the opportunity to learn through both individual and peer practical engagement.
Module One: Due mid-semester 20%
Practical weekly tasks (500 words or equivalent)
Workbook (500 words or equivalent)
Module Two: Due mid-semester 30%
A 1000 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)
Module Three : Due end of semester 40%
Self-reflective written report (2,000 words or equivalent)
Participation (for all modules) 10%
|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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