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: 4 hours per week - Studio workshops |
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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
CoordinatorMr Tony Smith
This subject draws upon skills developed in Acting and Performance Making 2B. Focus is placed on interpretive strategies for staging original performances of extant text. Areas covered will include the translation of an initial idea, source material or dramaturgical analysis, through a process of exploration, imagination, creation and structuring, to arrive at performed interpretation. This subject will culminate in the presentation of a short performance text in the form of a scene study, and the collaboration in an ensemble performance based on extant text.
On the completion of this subject students should be able to
Process Mark (Focusing on achievements against set criteria in areas such as: developing a methodology, transference of skills into performance and professional attitude and commitment.) (30%)
Contemporary Performance Study (Practical assessment of late C20/C21 performance material in scene or solo presentation.) 10 minute presentation (20%).
Interpretive Performance Piece (Practical assessment of assigned tasks in group presentations.) 20-30 minute performance (50%).
Students must attend 80% of all scheduled classes and attempt all elements of assessment to be eligible for a pass in this subject.
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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 have acquired the following skills
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre Practice) |
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