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Performing Arts Practice 2A (PT) (THTR20040)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5Not available in 2019

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeTHTR20040
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject should build on the basic skills developed in Performing Arts Practice 1. Progressing on from introduction and foundation studies, students will be introduced to the team roles working on a variety of production in a variety of positions.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should have demonstrated knowledge of:

  • How to work on a theatrical production within the Performance Technology major.
  • How to apply their skills in a professional capacity as a member of a production crew

Generic skills

On completing this subject students should have:

  • time management and planning skills through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, essay and assignment completion;
  • demonstrated capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
  • demonstrated practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
  • contributed to a range of visual/performing arts environments as artistic collaborators and leaders.

Eligibility and requirements


Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
THTR10016 2019
THTR10014 2019


Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
THTR20031 Performance Technology 2A 25

Non-allowed subjects


Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home



Active Project Participation (10%)
Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 80% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day.

Project Role (50%) Practical assignment on an allocated role as a Lighting, Audio or Vision Switching Operator supporting a performance project. (2000 words or equivalent)

Essay 1000 words (20%)

Self Assessment and Activity Diary (20%) A self reflective written paper at the conclusion of the assignment and a written journal recording the processes. (800 words or equivalent)

Peer Assessment (10%) Complete all forms to the informed standard. (200 words or equivalent)

Dates & times

Not available in 2019

Time commitment details

150 hours

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 1 August 2019