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  • Writing from PerformanceTHTR70011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses the student on the task of writing from/after performance. Like all art, live performance is constituted in part by some elements and enigmas that are not easily expressed by means of language. The subject familiarises the student/artist with established conventions and tradi...

  • Professional Pathway Investigation BTHTR30031

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an extension of the practical skills taught in Professional Pathways A The students will analyse their possibilities for progression through the industry. A variety of industry professionals will deliver presentations describing their own Professional pathway Each presentation wil...

  • Design Realisation 3ATHTR30022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Module 1 Design Students will develop a design concept for a large-scale theatrical production utilising research into the text. Students will apply skills learnt in Design Realisation 2B to produce a series of design artefacts (Model, plans, renderings) to illustrate their concept and will pres...

  • Puppets as StorytellersTHTR20042

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    A puppet allows alternative modes of authorship not easily achieved with live actors. This subject will initially examine the history of puppetry as a story telling language including the methods of construction and operation of various styles of puppet. The outcome of allocated research topics w...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Performance and Community EngagementTHTR90009

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    The subject will examine the social, cultural, artistic, philosophical and ethical content and context of the interface of performance with Community and Cultural Development (CCD) practice in Australia and internationally. Study will be conducted through lectures, readings, group discussions, wo...

  • Artefact and Performance 1THTR10022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to significant objects, performance texts, ideas and artefacts in the history of world art, design and performance leading up to and including modernism. Each week in the lectures, a performance text and artefacts will be examined in detail both in their origi...

  • Research Paper (Music Theatre)THTR40007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The research paper should identify and critically reflect on an issue persuasively presented as relevant to the candidate’s major project. It should demonstrate a capacity for critical investigation and discrimination and address context as well as identify pertinent thematic, technical, stylisti...

  • Writing for Performance 3 (Portfolio)THTR70010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students work to develop both solo and group work seeded in semester one. A portfolio of writing projects is created, including one major, full-length work and one minor, shorter work, in different forms. Students have the option to write in different forms (plays, postdramatic te...

  • Research Methods (Music Theatre)THTR40006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A weekly seminar that begins to introduce and examine the relationship between research and practice within the context of practice led research. This seminar acquaints students with a range of research methods and research paradigms, key issues and practical skills relevant to the creative arts....

  • Discipline Skills B (Sound Design)THTR60041

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Discipline Skills B (Sound Design) is further develops the skills and materials introduced in Discipline Skills A (Sound Design). On completion of this subject students should have demonstrated skills in generating and designing a multi-media performance using computer based hardware and purpose ...