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  • Dance Skills 4MUST30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Dance Skills 4 continues to be delivered through jazz, tap and ballet classes and focuses on preparation for entry to the industry. Students will work on further developing stamina, technique, style and artistic interpretation and becoming increasingly aware of their personal skills development a...

  • Performance Project BMUST30009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In Performance Project, the emphasis switches to application of skills to performance. Here the emphasis is on opportunities for students to put into practice the craft and methodologies learned in all of their previous studies to create an autonomous personal process that serves the intention of...

  • Music Theatre Combination Class 4MUST30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    With a working understanding of the fundamentals of combining acting, singing and dance for music theatre performance, MTCC4 begins to focus on preparation for transition into the music theatre profession. Work may include classes on audition technique, mock auditions, classes on music theatre st...

  • Music Theatre Combination Class 5BMUST30010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Development of audition skills and practice continue in this subject though the key focus is on rehearsal and performance of the Industry Showcase, to which agents, producers, directors and other key professionals will be invited. The content of Showcase will be created and shaped according to th...

  • Music Theatre: From Chorus To EnsembleMUST10009

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is an introduction to musical theatre through both an historical examination of its development and a practical experience of number of the key works of the genre through singing large ensemble songs. The diversity of styles of music theatre music and singing will be identified throu...

  • Independent Dramaturgy ProjectDRAM90013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the culmination and synthesis of all the other subjects on the course, where knowledge and skills are applied in a project that the student will identify independently. This will take the form of fieldwork; this may be on a project happening at the VCA or in the main stage or inde...

  • Base Skills 2DRAM10015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Classes will cover spoken voice, actor’s movement and physical conditioning and dance technique. These classes provide some of the fundamental underpinnings for the three key skill areas of music theatre training and will build the performer’s strength, flexibility and freedom whilst developing s...

  • Base Skills 1DRAM10013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Classes will cover spoken voice, actor’s movement and physical conditioning and dance technique. These classes provide some of the fundamental underpinnings for the three key skill areas of music theatre training and will build the performer’s strength, flexibility and freedom whilst developing s...

  • Singing 2MUST10011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The work begun in first semester on technique and artistic interpretation will continue and intensify through work on duets and trios. Students will be encouraged to integrate their developing understanding of musical and acting skills to consider, context and character as it is expressed musical...

  • Dance Skills 2MUST10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In Dance Skills 2 students will build on and further develop the skills from first semester. They will be expected to extend these through a program of self-directed daily practice. At the end of the first year of study, students should have developed sound technique in all areas of dance studied...

  • Singing 1MUST10010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Classes will focus on music theatre voice usage and the development of technique, including breath support, pitch, range and tone through an exploration of large and small ensemble music theatre songs. Later in the semester song character and storytelling will be addressed through an intensive bl...

  • Acting Lab 1DRAM20022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the actor’s process via scene work and contemporary rehearsal techniques. Working within an ensemble, actors will explore historical, emerging, collaborative and mediated theatrical paradigms through practical exploration of extant text in a variety of studio c...

  • Acting Lab 2DRAM20024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject extends the actor in longer generative and interpretative performance projects. Students develop the skills they have acquired and apply them to performance in contemporary generative work and classical material. Actors will explore working within both stage and screen production pro...

  • Voice Skills 3MUST20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Voice 3 continues the development of technical and artistic excellence from year 1 Voice, with extension through exploration in singing lessons of music theatre repertoire and in spoken voice classes through application of technique to text work, which may begin to include dialects. Individual le...

  • Acting Skills 3MUST20002

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    Acting 2 focuses on extension of skills attained in Acting 1, with the experience of working with challenging texts and extension work in physical performance. Classes in Shakespeare will provide deep technical understanding that will then be given practical application, allowing students to find...

  • Voice Skills 4MUST20005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Voice 4 continues the development of technical and artistic excellence from Voice 3, with continuing extension though a range of music theatre repertoire of diverse styles and genres. Spoken Voice classes will focus more specifically on accent and dialect with a study of the most commonly used di...

  • Acting Lab 3DRAM30021

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject extends the actor in generative and interpretative stage and screen projects. Students adapt and reframe the skills they have acquired, and integrate them to performance in contemporary generative and/or classical material led by external professional artists. Actors begin to refine ...

  • Dance Skills 5MUST30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Weekly tap and jazz classes form the core of Dance 5, maintaining skills, fitness and artistry whilst students are simultaneously working on performance projects. As with all year 3 subjects, a high level of preparation and autonomy is expected, with students exhibiting strong organisational skil...

  • Voice Skills 5MUST30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In Voice Skills 5 the focus is on readiness to transition to professional practice. Individual lessons will focus on the preparation of an appropriate and diverse ‘book’ of repertoire tailored to the individual student, whilst continuing to develop and extend their artistry, individuality and tec...

  • Bollywood: a cross-disciplinary studyMUST20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Indian commercial cinema, affectionately if ignorantly called 'Bollywood' by the West, typically produces extraordinary spectacles of colour, music and dance, whether telling stories of comedy or drama. This subject explores Bollywood film and dance through a blended learning model, with contact ...