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  • Applied DramaturgyDRAM90011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject connects students to industry professionals through a series of 10 master classes with leading dramaturgs, literary managers and writers. Each will outline their understanding of dramaturgy, and their approaches to their various roles and tasks as a dramaturg. This will run alongside...

  • Dramaturgy and Live PerformanceDRAM90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on Semester 1 subjects (including Dramaturgy Text and Performance, and Cross Disciplinary Lab) to offer a practice-based exploration of performance dramaturgy in a devised, collaborative project.   The subject draws on students’ critical and theoretical understanding of dram...

  • Contextual Studies 3 Performing PracticeDRAM20025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject consolidates knowledge of theatre history and theory in context of the tools provided by performance analysis – namely description, analysis, interpretation and critical perspective. The focus on case study performances and related practices, both in theatre making and also actor tra...

  • Industry Practice 1DRAM30022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the necessity of self-promotion and industry awareness. Students will develop a personal professional development plan, self generated promotional materials and develop an awareness of the multifaceted nature of the industry in the Asia-Pacific Region. This uni...

  • Contextual Studies 1 History MattersDRAM10029

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject serves as a broad introduction to the history of theatre and why it matters. Global and local perspectives will reveal the interrelationship of diverse cultural forms, values, and belief systems in the making and historicising of theatre and performance. The course will also enable s...

  • Theatre Lab 3DRAM30025

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject extends the Theatre maker in writing, directing, dramaturgy and performance techniques via the ongoing development of generative and interpretative projects and on overseas making experience. Students adapt and reframe the skills they have acquired, integrating them in contemporary g...

  • Dramaturgy, Text and PerformanceDRAM90019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on high level close reading and analysis of existing plays and scenarios drawn from a range of pre-dramatic, dramatic, postdramatic and other performance contexts, including Greek, Shakespearean, nineteenth and twentieth century realist and anti-realist movements, non-narrati...

  • Acting and Performance 2DRAM10031

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on methodologies from first semester in Acting and Performance 1. Students will further develop performance skills and the composition of original work, as they begin to explore extant text. This subject furthers knowledge(s) of the core principles of acting and performance: b...

  • Critical and Theoretical Studies 6FINA30018

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides a series of optional seminars, offered on rotation and developed by individual staff, that deal with topics and issues in contemporary artistic theory, aesthetics, criticism or art history. Each seminar program is delivered at a level of conceptualisation presuming familiarit...

  • Studio Studies 4FINA20030

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on Studio Studies 3, the emphasis is upon establishing an independent studio program and the development of a self-initiated body of work. Students are expected to develop independent work strategies and sustainable methodologies of practice. The professional practice component continues...

  • Major Project (Visual Art)FINA40003

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    At the time of selection the written outline of the proposed major project is submitted. This provides the framework for developing the lines of inquiry taken by the student. Through the course of independent research students undertake their year-long project under the guidance of their individu...

  • Professional PerspectivesFINA70008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Professional Perspectives is a Professional Development Seminar. Areas to be considered include various aspects of proposal writing, professional exhibition models, professional documentation of artwork, ethical conduct/public liability, intellectual property, curatorial /museum sector questions,...

  • Perspectives in Art & Cultural Theory 4FINA70013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    A series of weekly seminars dealing with the critical investigation of a significant topic in contemporary cultural theory. The course is run as a reading group and critical workshop. Discussion is focussed on critical methods demonstrated in the reading material and, according to opportunity, on...

  • Studio Studies 6FINA30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject continues the consolidation of the work practice and the preparation of a resolved body of work for final assessment and to prepare work for inclusion in the Graduate Exhibition and entry to the Honours Year. The professional practice component continues to prepare students with the ...

  • Studio Materials and Methods BFINA60010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject addresses and introduces students to the field of contemporary art practice through a series of set projects that will explore the basic materials, methods and concepts of sculpture and digital and installation art forms. Developed specifically for Graduate Certificate students, this...

  • Performance Design StudioFINA30024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject is the capstone subject for the Performance Design major in the Bachelor of Design, and will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate sequence in the major is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. The focus of the investigat...

  • Life Drawing: The BodyFINA10036

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This Breadth subject uses life drawing to explore the human body as a subject. It will explore how we visually perceive the human body, how we think about the body and how we theorise the body within art practice. Within the practical studio classes students will be introduced to drawing through ...

  • The Figure in PerformanceFINA20041

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The figure is one of the elements available to be manipulated by the designer in the development of a design for performance. An audience reads (either consciously or unconsciously) that figure through its relationship to its environment, and how it presents itself to the viewer. The human figure...

  • Critical and Theoretical Studies 4FINA20032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject deals with the most recent developments in art and culture in the twenty-first century. “The death of postmodernism,” declares the catalogue manifesto for the Tate Modern’s exhibition Altermodern, “is the starting point for…the present.” The course takes its orientation from this pro...

  • Related Studies Drawing & PrintmediaFINA10039

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Related Studies explores a range of practical approaches to drawing and printmaking, and analyses syntactical structures of image processing, including the broader issues of how images operate within specific contexts, both historical and contemporary. Students are also encouraged to investigate ...