Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 hours per week (or equivalent) |
Total Time Commitment:
10 hours per week total time commitment
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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.
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 consists of a critical perspective on historic and contemporary theatre practice including cross-cultural, interdisciplinary and contextual perspectives. Seminars will be based upon student class papers dealing with specific issues, together with guest speakers.
It also includes the planning of a production through all of its phases of development, taking into account the following aspects:
Organisation: pre-production planning, rehearsal organisation, production management and liaison from conception to implementation;
The relationship with the Producer: the nature of the relationship with the producing body, the financial management of a production, the demands that various styles of performance make on production and technical resources;
The relationship with the public: theatre as a public act, the demands and possibilities of different kinds of audiences, publicity and public relations.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
Progressive assessment of class participation (20%); Presentation of assignments equivalent to 2 x 2,000 word essays the first one due mid semester, the second due at the end of semester (80%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/prodcourses/|
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