Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 Hours |
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Study Period Commencement:
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Jenny Kinder
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)
Further study of Contemporary Technique, Ballet Technique and Body Conditioning with Imagery (CIT) establishes the paradigm for training versatile, kinaesthetically intelligent dance artists. Three classes a week in Contemporary and two classes in Ballet, plus one CIT/coaching class will form this subject. Different philosophies on dance will be offered to enhance and complement the contemporary and ballet techniques across the semester. Classes will continue to focus on developing technical expertise with an emphasis on coordination, momentum, the economy of action, precision of mechanics, anatomical function and alignment, utilising visualisation whilst also valuing the individuals’ inbuilt knowledge of the body to move. This subject will continue to integrate the conceptual language and practices of The Body Mind subject through coaching and application in technique classes.
This subject will enable students to:
On completing this subject students will have:
BALLET TECHNIQUE (= 50% of total subject mark)
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Conditioning with Imagery for Dancers. 2010 Donna Krasnow and Jordana Deveau.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) |
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