Performance Projects C

Subject THTR60029 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 75
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2016.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 6 hours per week (all year)
Total Time Commitment:

780 hours





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Core Participation Requirements:

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.
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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:

In this subject students are able to further extend their technical and creative knowledge within a production environment. Students are assigned to at least two major placements on productions in positions requiring a high degree of leadership mounted either within or beyond the College. It will also require the preparation and realisation of an essay - either in written form or alternatively expressed - related to one of the projects to which they have been assigned.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject the student should be able to :

  • demonstrate strong creative and technical skills;
  • effectively plan and organise work and solve problems;
  • effectively communicate in oral and written form;
  • exhibit strong ability to lead a team as well as participate at a high level as a crew member of a collaborative team, while respecting individual differences;
  • apply specific knowledge to a complex practical project;
  • exhibit strong knowledge of the performing arts industries.

Performance work(s) (60%);
Essay or written materials and tasks equivalent 10,000 words (40%).

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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 completion of the subject students should have acquired the following:

  • the ability to create and organise aesthetic material;
  • the ability to solve problems;
  • the ability to apply theory to practice;
  • the capacity to evaluate and synthesise data and other information;
  • the abililty to communicate in written form.
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