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.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 8hrs per week x 12 weeks |
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The Master of Dance offers graduates of BFA (Dance), equivalent degrees and those with appropriate levels of industry experience in choreography and performance the opportunity to further develop and enrich their professional practice. The structure and content of the course places a distinctive focus on the integration of performance skills and choreographic practice (both live and screen based), facilitating a holistic physical sensibility underpinned by a commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches. The Master of Dance is suited to dancers, performers, improvisers, dance-makers and body-based practitioners and will equip them with a high level of professional skill and expertise as multi-dimensional dance artists.
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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
CoordinatorMs Helen Herbertson
This subject extends the knowledge and application of dance-making and performing fundamentals established in Process and Practice 1 through more advanced approaches to the development of strategies for generating materials for performance creation and presentation. Students explore different creative directing/choreographic/performance processes in realising solo and group studies. Idiosyncratic approaches are evaluated along with alternative forms of conceptualising and realising dance. The further development of skills in utilising various modes of artistic material in dance-based performance includes the creation and incorporation of digital, audio and visual materials. Contextual seminars provide a basis for application of the strategies in a range of choreographic and performance practices.
On completing this subject students will:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject students should have developed
Master of Dance |
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