Applied Project B (Choreography)

Subject DNCE60051 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 25-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Aug-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week for 12 weeks
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours


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Core Participation Requirements:

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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 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 completing this subject students will:

• realise a new, small-scale movement based performance work;
• integrate and synthesise into a coherent whole, elements of choreographed human form, within a designed space (sound, setting, lighting, visuals & other materials) ;
• reflect and critically evaluate creative approach and the completed work;
• develop the capacity to research into selected aspects of creative practice and to present the subject of inquiry with clarity and thoroughness of investigation;
• develop the ability to inspire, motivate, communicate and collaborate to construct a performance work.

  • Performance Project 55%
  • Skill advancement in the development of the project 15%
  • 1 x 3000 word paper focussing on a central aspect of interest that is integral to the student’s performance practice and the work being presented 30%
  • Hurdle requirement – 80% attendance

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completing this subject students will have:

• 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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Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Performance Creation

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