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  • Profile Building for CreativesTHTR30041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to guide students through the preparation of their own professional resource documentation: the critical communication tools required to present themselves and their work in a comprehensive and succinct manner for interaction with others. Specifically the subject address...

  • Dance Studies 1DNCE10011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Dance is delivered in this three-year course with a clear focus on specific Music Theatre repertoire. The curriculum aims to develop kinaesthetically intelligent Music Theatre performers whose understanding of dance is clearly connected to the dramatic aims of plot develoment and character insigh...

  • Classical Ballet Pedagogy 2BDNCE60008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    An advanced study of the training of children and adolescents in classical ballet. Planning the teaching year(s) is examined. There are practical teaching sessions involving ballet students of the appropriate age and level of training. Advanced Pointe Work is studied. Basic partnering skills in t...

  • Dance KinesiologyDNCE60032

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The examination and exploration of dance movement focusing on kinesiological knowledge. The purpose of this study is to establish good practices for technical work in dance, and for movement analysis in conjunction with safe teaching methods and injury care. An introduction to current issues and ...

  • Motor LearningDNCE60043

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Examines motor learning and neuromuscular patterning for dance practice. Investigates current theories of motor development through childhood and adolescence, with a particular emphasis on pedagogical and training concerns. Explores the inter-relationship of creativity and motor development in da...

  • Research Methods 1DNCE60030

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Introduction to research methods for scientific inquiry in dance. A literature survey of the dance medicine and science journals and texts. Overview of quantitative and qualitative research and applications to dance medicine and science. Analysis and discussion of various measurement instruments ...

  • BiomechanicsDNCE60016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Examines biomechanics for the purposes of dance science research. An overview of measurement instruments and analysis systems in biomechanics, and study of current literature and research applying biomechanical principles to movement studies.

  • Small Business ManagementDNCE60041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide students with the opportunity to devise and implement a teaching, choreographic or research project within the VCA or in an external context. Students will negotiate a contract with the subject coordinator, and, if the project is external to the VCA, with other relevant ...

  • Nutrition & PhysiologyDNCE60023

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Investigation of current theories regarding nutrition for the dancer as athlete. A study of physiology as it relates to athletic practice. Issues to be included are eating for optimal performance, eating disorders and body image, substance abuse and its effects on dance practice.

  • Composition Strategies ADNCE60034

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Dance making fundamentals: corporeal activity, space, and time are investigated within aesthetic parameters to develop dance material. The dancer's relationship to her or his specific spatial context is explored. Strategies of repetition and imaginative variation are applied to phrase material an...

  • Techniques B (Production Management)THTR60014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is a further development of the material introduced in Performance Techniques A (Production and Events Management) This subject will assist students to comprehend the terminology of technical components involved in performance production (Lighting, Sound, Costume, Design, Workshop)....

  • Research Methods 2DNCE70005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The student learns to discriminate qualitative and quantitative research methods and apply them to explore selected issues within creative practice.

  • Global Cultural Policy and PracticeAMGT90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject undertakes an in-depth study of the interplay between politics, policy and the creative economy under globalization. We examine how economic, social, cultural, technological and political developments in the post-Keynesian era have influenced the increasing internationalization of th...

  • Arts and Project ManagementINAM60004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces aspects of project management, arts organisation management, arts management freelancing and independent trading. You will develop a sound knowledge of project management procedures and practical application; organisational and human resource management; strategic planning...

  • Directed Reading in Cultural ManagementAMGT90014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will undertake a course of directed reading on an approved topic. Areas of study may include management, law, marketing, cultural policy, curatorship and museum practices and their application within the context of the arts sector. Students will be assigned a supervisor appropriate to th...

  • Managing Creative ContentAMGT90012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the practical legal aspects of the management of intellectual property in the area of creative production. The focus is on contracts and copyright in a range of specific arts and cultural contexts. These include film and multimedia production and distribution, fashion and de...

  • Stage Management Techniques 2BTHTR20034

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject builds further on the students understanding of higher management roles within the performing arts industry including touring companies. This will include production scheduling, budget control, contract writing, technical crew management, risk management and documentation. Students w...

  • Performance Technology 2ATHTR20031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject should build on the basic skills developed in Performance Technology 1B. The new module Software in Theatre should be introduced to guide students in the use of CAAD tools in theatrical context for drawing plans, schematics and 3d modelling

  • Performing Arts Practice 2A (PT)THTR20040

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    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.

  • Performing Arts Practice 2B (SM)THTR20038

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject should build on the basic skills developed in Performing Arts Practice 2A. 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.