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  • Concepts and Creativity 2 (Production)THTR20032

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides the students with a context for understanding contemporary performing arts practice by introducing them to a broad cultural and historic perspective of creative endeavour including but not limited to visual art, architecture and performance in all forms. This subject include...

  • Project 2DNCE90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In project 2 students undertake a creative development process. The conceptualisation, planning and exploration of a new performance/installation/event is presented as a work in progress with critical evaluation and discussion with artistic peers. The practical exploration of ideas and concepts. ...

  • Screen TheorySCRN90009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will focus on some of the major developments in film and screen theory since the turn of the last century. It will critically evaluate some of the key theoretical models that have impacted on the study of cinema and related screen media. The subject will examine the historical develo...

  • Collaboration Laboratory 1DNCE90003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses upon the potential for interplay and dynamic dialogue between the building blocks of performance creation. Seminars and practical/studio-based classes provide interaction with other disciplines to develop communication and collaborative abilities and a familiarity with the ap...

  • Screenwriting 2FLTV20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Screenwriting 2 continues to build on the concepts learning in Screenwriting 1 through class work, lectures and tutorials. Classes incorporate lectures, script readings, group discussions and film screenings. Students read and analyse screenings in preparation for presentations in class. Students...

  • Techniques B (Design)THTR60010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is a further development of the material introduced in Performance Techniques A (Design) with an emphasis on the techniques required to properly document a design such as models, technical drawings and storyboards. Students will use as their project material, designs that they are s...

  • Performance Projects ATHTR60005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students begin to put into practice technical and creative knowledge that has been learnt formally in Performance Approaches A and Performance Techniques A classes. Students are usually assigned to at least 1 placement on a production mounted either within and/or beyond the College. These placeme...

  • Honours (Production Placement)THTR40003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Honours (Production Placement) builds on knowledge, experience and skills developed in the Bachelor of Production in the student's field of specialisation (set, costume, lighting and sound design, or the allied crafts). Each student will be assigned at least one major production drawn from the Co...

  • Performance Projects BTHTR60006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject students are able to further extend technical and creative knowledge learnt formally in the classroom. Students are assigned to placements on productions mounted either within or beyond the College (this can include attendance at Festivals). The placements introduce the student to...

  • Performing Arts Practice 2A (SM)THTR20041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject should build on the basic skills developed in Performing Arts Practice 1B. 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.

  • Process and Practice 2DNCE90008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject extends the knowledge and application of dance-making and performing fundamentals established in Process and Practice 1 through more advanced approaches to the development of strategies for generating materials for performance creation and presentation. Students explore different cre...

  • Process and Practice 1DNCE90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on dance making and performing fundamentals through compositional and improvisational approaches and strategies for generating and presenting materials. Corporeality, space, and time are investigated within aesthetic parameters. A number of concepts such as presence, identity...

  • Developing Cultural IndustriesAMGT90031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide students with an understanding of contemporary debates regarding the role of cultural industries around the world. The focus is on the way stakeholders in the cultural industries can negotiate the normative dimensions of cultural creation, dissemination, and consumption....

  • Making Movies 3FLTV30013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Making Movies 3 takes place at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) and the VCA Southbank campus. Continuing the how and why of filmmaking, from the filmmaker’s point of view, this capstone experience concludes the Making Movies breadth stream, at this iconic Melbourne event. This se...

  • Techniques A (Design)THTR60009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Performance Techniques A (Design) addresses knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline. Through lectures, tutorials and skills classes, this subject explores the role of the designer as part of the creative team, defining the skills, qualities and processes that are essential to the prac...

  • Performance Approaches BTHTR60004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A continuation of themes introduced in Performance Approaches A. A critical perspective on contemporary and historic theatre practice including cross-cultural, interdisciplinary and contextual perspectives. The weekly seminars will be based upon student class papers dealing with specific issues, ...

  • Performing Arts Practice 2B (DR)THTR20036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is the subject where the students should get the opportunity of practical experience and observation within the costume or workshop production workshops assisting with the creation of sets, props and or costumes utilising Design Realisation skills learnt in Performing Arts Practice 2A. (The ...

  • Performance Research Approaches 2DNCE90006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Further exploration of research methods/forms of inquiry and concepts of arts practice as research and research into the arts as applied to dance-based inquiries. Discussion and presentation of research by current practitioners/researchers. Students discuss research approaches in the larger conte...

  • Techniques B (Lighting)THTR60016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is a further development of the material introduced in Performance Techniques 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 and Outdoor Theatre...

  • Minor Research ThesisTHTR40004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Each student will nominate an area of enquiry pertaining to their chosen field of study. In consultation with their supervisor and through a number of research methods classes, the student will develop a research question or hypothesis, conduct a literature review in relation to this question and...