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  • Special StudyDNCE30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will select an appropriate previously produced dance work from the repertory of a nationally or internationally recognised choreographer as the basis for research. Permission to perform a short excerpt, typically a solo or duet, from the dance work is to be sought from the choreographer ...

  • Integrated Body Mind Practices 1DNCE10018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Through an integrated approach to the study of anatomy, dance kinesiology, performance psychology and body conditioning students are introduced to strategies for systematically developing their movement potential. Goal setting, motivational strategies and mental skills practice are also used to f...

  • Improvisation and DuoDNCE20027

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject brings together two synergetic disciplines: improvisation and duo. Duo aims to develop contemporary duo skills with an emphasis on weight taking and sharing based on principles of contact improvisation and efficient kinaesthetic function in movement. Strength, coordination, awarenes...

  • Dance Technique Extension 2DNCE20015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Dance Technique Extension 2 is designed to complement Dance Technique 3 through additional classes, which provide diverse approaches to training and exposure to industry professionals. Students take three dance technique extension classes each week, which serve to broaden the individuals’ experie...

  • Integrated Body Mind Practices 3DNCE20020

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject will involve further study and practice ofboth kinesiology and Feldenkrais. In Kinesiology students will delve into ideokinetic processes to foster a balanced alignment of the skeletal system and re-education of neuromuscular habits in movement. Students will investigate the mechanic...

  • Dance Lineages 1DNCE10021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Dance Lineages represents a unique “embodied” approach to understanding the diversity of Australian contemporary dance practice. Students investigate and analyse the background, influences, histories, physicalities and aesthetics informing Australian dance artists today in the context of broader ...

  • Collaboration Laboratory 2DNCE90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject expands upon the exploration of the building blocks of performance creation with a focus on developing and realizing small-scale collaborative projects. Practical studio-based workshops provide further interaction with other disciplines to develop communication and collaborative abil...

  • Choreographic Process into Performance 3DNCE20014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Choreographic Process into Performance 3 comprises of three areas, Choreography and Improvisation, Duo and Performance. Choreography and Improvisation will extend choreographic and improvisational experience. Use of improvisation as a choreographic tool to source original and personal movement vo...

  • Dance Technique 4DNCE20018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The training paradigm in contemporary and classical dance techniques is continued with three classes in Contemporary, two in Ballet and one in Yoga providing the platform for further development of technically strong dancers capable of exploring the breadth of artistry within their dance techniqu...

  • Choreographic Process into Performance 2DNCE10019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In Choreographic Process into Performance 2 students continue to study the elements of contemporary choreography: Body, Space, and Time through compositional workshops to develop their own choreographic ideas and also work towards a major performance projectThe students continue to develop their ...

  • Dance Technique 6DNCE30025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Dance Technique 6 (DT6) culminates the training experience with the objective of fully equipping students for entry into the professional dance sector. Students hone their ability to adapt to and physically embody diverse movement vocabularies through exposure to a wide range of leading dance pra...

  • Dance 1DNCE10012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

      Dance classes will primarily explore jazz which forms the core of most tertiary courses' dance auditions, but may move into other styles as necessary. The focus in these classes is developing a strong underpinning of sound technique whilst exploring the notion of the dancer as actor, with an e...

  • Dance Technique Extension 1DNCE10023

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Dance Technique Extension is designed to complement Dance Technique 2 (Dance) and Dance 2 (Music Theatre) through additional classes, which provide diverse approaches to training and exposure to industry professionals. Students take three dance technique extension classes each week. Students choo...

  • Dance Technique Extension 5DNCE30022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Dance Technique Extension 5 is designed to complement Dance Technique 6 through additional classes, which provide diverse approaches to training and exposure to industry professionals. Students take three dance technique extension classes each week, which serve to broaden the individuals’ experie...

  • Travelling Dance StudioDNCE30024

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    This three-week study abroad subject is taught intensively on location primarily in Paris and in Angers at the Centre National De Danse Contemporaine. Students will immerse themselves in the rich culture and history of Paris, drawing on architecture, museums, galleries and performances to inform ...

  • Project 3DNCE90012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Project 3 provides the opportunity for integration and synthesis of learning across all areas with the conception, preparation and realisation of a dance performance/installation/event (s) of 20 minutes duration and an accompanying 8,000 word research paper. The student explores the formulation o...

  • Art and the BotanicalFINA20044

    Offered:Summer Term, February, June, Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This practice-based drawing subject focuses on developing skills and techniques in botanical drawing, using drawing and watercolour media. Students will be introduced to specialist botanical drawing techniques, working from both live plants and botanical specimens from the University Cultural Col...

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Art AFINA60013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides students with an introduction to critical argumentation in the visual arts by addressing significant issues and topics in the field of contemporary art. In particular, the course examines the relation between the critical concepts of vanguard modernism and postmodernist “tra...

  • Studio Studies 3FINA20027

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Building on Studio Studies 2, students are expected to be more responsible for the direction of their work. Individual development is encouraged and the lecturer's role becomes increasingly one of facilitating independent art practice. At this level sustained exploration and experimentation with ...

  • Studio Studies 2FINA10034

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on the range of studio practice components introduced in Studio Studies 1, students will be expected to demonstrate a higher degree of conceptual aesthetic and practical ability in their work and begin to establish a more consistent self-directed studio practice. At this level there is a...