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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Independent Directing ProjectDRAM90017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Independent Project is a major practice and research subject, drawing on and applying the knowledge and skills of directing gained throughout the course. Through discussions in advance of the subject, each student will identify a performance project they will direct. This could be a solo perf...

  • Directing MethodologiesDRAM90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Directing Methodologies addresses knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline of directing for performance. Through skills classes and seminars the subject explores the role of the director as part of a creative team, defining the skills, qualities and processes that are essential to the ...

  • Director, Actor and TextDRAM90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Director, Actor and Text builds on the knowledge and techniques specific to the discipline of directing for theatre introduced in Directing Methodologies and Dramaturgy, Text and Performance and Cross-Disciplinary Laboratory in Semester 1, with a particular focus on the direction of actors with t...

  • Creating a Project VisionDRAM90018


    In a format that includes a two-week mini-intensive and six follow-up seminars, this subject focuses closely on the development of a project idea that builds and demonstrates the creative vision that will underpin the student’s work for their final year and beyond. The intensive takes place thro...

  • Theatre Lab 2DRAM20027

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject extends students awareness of writing, directing, dramaturgy and performance making processes via contemporary generative work and responses to classical material. Working within an ensemble, Theatre students will explore working processes for stage and screen and be involved in the ...

  • Industry Practice 2 ShowcaseDRAM30024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject prepares an introduction for students to the industry via a Showcase event held in both Melbourne and Sydney. Students will develop Screen and Stage based showreel materials for this industry focused event and evaluate representation offers as part of this process.

  • Up Close and Personal with MTCDRAM10026

    Offered:Semester 1, June, Semester 2Year:2019

    Love going to the Theatre? Want to learn more about one of Australia’s flagship Theatre companies?   This subject provides an up close and personal look at the art, craft and business of Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC). Emphasis is placed on you (the audience) and your appreciation of the work...

  • PhD ResearchDRAM80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

  • Body and Voice 2DRAM10030

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on the student’s discovery of the interdependence of voice and body in Semester 1. The unit continues addressing idiosyncratic habits in order to further develop a functional, efficient and flexible body and voice. This subject will include a selection from the following: phys...

  • Contextual Studies 2 Theory in ActionDRAM20023

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject broadly introduces students to core theories in theatre studies. Theory provides a systematic set of principles or terminologies with which critical reflection or artistic practice may be formally argued, discussed and disseminated. The course will help students employ theoretical fra...

  • Acting Lab 4DRAM30023

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject enables the final extension of the actor in generative and interpretative stage and screen projects. Students adapt and reframe the skills they have acquired, and integrate these to performance in contemporary generative and/or classical material led by professional external artists....

  • Critical and Theoretical Studies 5FINA30017

    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 Materials and Methods AFINA60008

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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 drawing and painting. Developed specifically for Graduate Certificate students, this subject will focus on tradi...

  • Perspectives in Art & Cultural Theory 3FINA70012

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • Research Methods (Visual Art)FINA40004

    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....

  • Studio Practice 2FINA70009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students prepare a refined study proposal appropriate to their studio practice. The program should provide a conceptual framework for development and incorporate a study plan for acquisition of the skills necessary to realise the projected work. Students are encouraged to consolidate visual exper...

  • Contemporary Art Practice BFINA60012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Consolidating experience of producing art in Contemporary Art Practice A, student initiated projects are devised and developed further in consultation with the tutor. Individual guidance and advice will be provided with a view to realising resolved work suitable for the exhibition. A formal group...

  • Studio Studies 1FINA10025

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Within the Studio Studies programme students are introduced to a range of materials, methods, techniques and concepts that provide a focus for their studies according to specific, technological and material practices relevant to the Drawing and Printmedia, Painting, Photography, Sculpture & S...