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  • Dance PsychologyDNCE60054

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The study of psychological issues for dancers, and the current evolution of sport psychology theories for dance applications. Examination of specific issues including performance, anxiety, stress, perfectionism and body image, child development, and emotional disorders and behaviours affecting da...

  • Dance AnatomyDNCE60031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of human anatomy as it relates to dance practice. The musculo-skeletal system, form and function of muscle joints, and dynamic alignment are discussed.

  • Group Devised-Demonstration ProgramDNCE40003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will undertake the development of a public demonstration program including the exploration and selection of appropriate materials and methods; rehearsal of material chosen; and the management of resources necessary to achieve a cohesive public demonstration. These will include: a prepar...

  • Classical Ballet Pedagogy 1BDNCE60006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Advanced study of early training of children in classical ballet. Planning the teaching year, teaching strategies, classroom management are all examined. The teaching of Improvisation is taught. Making dances for individuals is included. As well, a programme for body awareness incorporating stren...

  • Anatomy for DanceDNCE60025

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject aims to provide the foundation for safe dance teaching, in particular of the young and growing child. The musculo-skeletal system, form and function of muscle and synovial joints, and movement related to dance are studied. Postural alignment and technique faults related to injury are...

  • Music for DanceDNCE60024

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Inventive experience in, and the use of music elements through group and individual studies. Integration and application of theoretical, aural and practical music concepts in dance training. Students will be presented with an overview of musical styles and forms. The subject will provide students...

  • Techniques B (Design)THTR60010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is a further development of the material introduced in Performance Techniques A (Design) with an emphasis on the techniques required to properly document a design such as models, technical drawings and storyboards. Students will use as their project material, designs that they are s...

  • Performance Projects ATHTR60005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students begin to put into practice technical and creative knowledge that has been learnt formally in Performance Approaches A and Performance Techniques A classes. Students are usually assigned to at least 1 placement on a production mounted either within and/or beyond the College. These placeme...

  • Applied Project A (Choreography)DNCE60050

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is for those specialising in Choreography. Artistic project planning, development and realisation of a performance project(s), which build upon the materials of composition from Cross Disciplinary Studies and Discipline Skills A. The project may be undertaken on an individual or smal...

  • Honours (Production Placement)THTR40003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Honours (Production Placement) builds on knowledge, experience and skills developed in the Bachelor of Production in the student's field of specialisation (set, costume, lighting and sound design, or the allied crafts). Each student will be assigned at least one major production drawn from the Co...

  • Performance Projects BTHTR60006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject students are able to further extend technical and creative knowledge learnt formally in the classroom. Students are assigned to placements on productions mounted either within or beyond the College (this can include attendance at Festivals). The placements introduce the student to...

  • Process and Practice 1DNCE90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on dance making and performing fundamentals through compositional and improvisational approaches and strategies for generating and presenting materials. Corporeality, space, and time are investigated within aesthetic parameters. A number of concepts such as presence, identity...

  • Process and Practice 2DNCE90008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    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 cre...

  • Performance Technology 2BTHTR20035

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject should build on the core skills developed in Performance Technology 2A. The new module Electrics in Theatre should introduce students to electrical OH&S, electrical componentry, soldering, fault finding, and generic simple maintenance.

  • Performing Arts Practice 2A (SM)THTR20041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject should build on the basic skills developed in Performing Arts Practice 1B. Progressing on from foundation studies, students will be introduced to the management and team leadership roles. The assigned project could be on campus or it could be with an industry partner as field work.

  • Developing Cultural IndustriesAMGT90031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide students with an understanding of contemporary debates regarding the role of cultural industries around the world. The focus is on the way stakeholders in the cultural industries can negotiate the normative dimensions of cultural creation, dissemination, and consumption....

  • Screenwriting 2FLTV20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Screenwriting 2 continues to build on the concepts learning in Screenwriting 1 through class work, lectures and tutorials. Classes incorporate lectures, script readings, group discussions and film screenings. Students read and analyse screenings in preparation for presentations in class. Students...

  • Making Movies 3FLTV30013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Making Movies 3 takes place at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) and the VCA Southbank campus. Continuing the how and why of filmmaking, from the filmmaker’s point of view, this capstone experience concludes the Making Movies breadth stream, at this iconic Melbourne event. This se...

  • Dance Studies 3DNCE30009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In Dance 3, the emphasis switches to application of skills to performance. Here the emphasis is on opportunities for students to put into practice the craft and methodologies learned in the first two years to create an autonomous personal process that serves the intention of the particular work a...

  • Psychology and Childhood DevelopmentDNCE60027

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will involve the study of: The work of seminal psychologists The psychological development of children and adolescents Intelligence and learning Social and environmental factors effecting childhood development Personality and creativity The recognised stages of grow...