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  • VoiceDNCE20025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    VOICE is a physical activity, and as such, complements training in dance by allowing the individual to discover interdependence of voice and body. The focus of the work lies in addressing idiosyncratic habits, which may inhibit the dancer who wishes to use their voice generally and specifically, ...

  • Performance Research Approaches 1DNCE90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject builds a theoretical focus on contemporary performance creation while providing an introduction to research resources, practice-lead approaches and other research methodologies. Historic and current performance practice is re-examined, including cross-cultural, interdisciplinary and c...

  • Applied Project A (Sound Design)THTR60036

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students will put into practice and develop technical and creative knowledge that has been learnt in their Discipline Skills and Performance Theory and Organisation classes. Students are usually assigned to at least one placement on a production mounted either within and/or beyond...

  • Major Project (Music Theatre)THTR40008

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    Through a course of research, students undertake their year-long project under the guidance of their individual supervisor for presentation at the end of the academic year. The major project can consist of single defined project and/or contributions to a number of projects depending on the nature...

  • Research Paper (Production)THTR40010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

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

  • Research Methods (Production)THTR40009

    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....

  • Concepts and Creativity 3 (Internship)THTR30021

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject involves completion of a minimum of 180 hours internship with an approved partner organization or individual artist. Internships provide opportunities for integrating, academic learning, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of organisations, workplace culture...

  • Discipline Skills B (Lighting Design)THTR60039

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Discipline Skills B (Lighting Design) is a further development of the material introduced in Discipline Skills A (Lighting Design). At the completion of the course students should have developed an understanding of the scope and special needs of events for example Rock and Roll, Corporate Theatre...

  • Performing Arts Practice 3 (SM)THTR30027

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject is an extension of the practical skills taught in Performing Arts Practice 2B (SM) Performing Arts Practice 3 (SM) is the subject where creative and technical knowledge and experience gained over the previous two years is tested and consolidated in a practical performance environment...

  • Performing Arts Practice 3A (DR)THTR30028

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is the subject where creative and technical knowledge and experience gained over the previous two years is tested and consolidated in a practical environment. Through negotiation involving career planning, students are assigned a project. The students will be given project guidelines and par...

  • Applied Project A (Design)THTR90006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the theory and process of designing for live performance. A range of approaches will be explored through considering current and historical thinking about the role design plays in live performance and applying these ideas in a series of studio‐based projects.

  • Applied Project B (Design)THTR90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students are able to further extend technical and creative knowledge through studio-based design projects. Students may also have the opportunity to be assigned to placements on productions mounted either within or beyond the Victorian College of the Arts. The placements introduc...

  • Design Realisation 3BTHTR30023

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject expands on the knowledge and skills acquired in Design Realisation 3A allowing students to research and develop a project based on a specified theme and to realise an element of that project in accordance with their area of specialization. Students will have the opportunity to work i...

  • Hashtag CyberstarTHTR30042

    Offered:Summer Term, Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    #Cyberstar is the subject that guides the student to create, host, and promote the student’s artistic practice online. In #Cyberstar the student aims to build a complete online portfolio. The subject covers contemporary web design techniques, engages with design to build context around the work, ...

  • Research Methods (Dance)DNCE40005

    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....

  • Integrated Body Mind Practices 2DNCE20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject will involve further study and practice of ideokinetic processes to foster a balanced alignment of the skeletal system and re-education of neuromuscular habits in movement. Students will investigate the mechanical principles underlying the design of kinetic imagery and relationships o...

  • Career PlanningDNCE20026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will be delivered through a series of workshops, seminars and lectures. In preparation for entry into the dance industry the emphasis will be on potential career pathways in dance and dance-allied professions. The course will identify strategies for sustaining personal practice as a ...

  • Process and Practice 3DNCE90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject further investigates the inter-relationship of form and content in choreography facilitated through the artistry of the performer. The exploration of particular approaches to performance, movement and the organisation of choreographed form in furthering a personal approach to dancing ...

  • Independent Dance Contract CDNCE30014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Independent Dance Contract C creates the opportunity for the student to design and implement an area of study which is of particular interest and relevance to the development of his or her dance practice. It enables students to demonstrate independence and resourcefulness as they take responsibil...

  • Improvisation and DuoDNCE10026

    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, aware...