Year
2021
Units
4.5
Contact
5 x 1-week practicals per semester
Prerequisites
1 Admission into BCADR-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)
2 13.5 units in DRAP topics
Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
DRAP2020B has been successfully completed
Course context

Class contact hours will vary depending on rehearsal and performance schedules. Please contact topic coordinator for timetable details.

Topic description

This topic is designed to provide Drama Centre students with further experience in theatre, television and film production. All students are required to take part in at least two major productions.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Develop an understanding of professional rehearsal techniques and practices as used in the theatre, television, and film industries
  • Apply the performance techniques learnt in the first year acting and directing course to a production context
  • Give students the experience of working in front of a live audience in a variety of different performance venues
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Effectively use professional rehearsal techniques and practice to develop a performance at an intermediate level
  2. Work as part of an ensemble at an intermediate level
  3. Enunciate, discuss and evaluate ideas in a group situation at an intermediate level
  4. Apply acting methodology, voice and movement techniques to the requirements of a live or electronic performance at an intermediate level
  5. Convey ideas, character, situation, emotion, relationship and story to an audience or the camera as directed at an intermediate level
Upon completing the topic, directing students will be able to:

  1. Effectively use professional rehearsal techniques and practice to develop a live or electronic performance at an intermediate level
  2. Create an ensemble at an intermediate level
  3. Enunciate, discuss and evaluate ideas in a group situation at an intermediate level
  4. Apply directing, dramaturgy and design methodology to create a live or electronic performance at an intermediate level
  5. Direct actors to convey ideas, character, situation, emotion, relationship and story to the camera or an audience at an intermediate level

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.

FULL

If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.