Year
2021
Units
4.5
Contact
5 x 1-week practicals per semester
Prerequisites
1 Admission into BCADR-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)
2 36 units of DRAP topics
3 Admission into BCALP-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Live Production)
4 45 units of topics
Must Satisfy: ((1 and 2) or (3 and 4))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of DRAP3020, DRAP3020A 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 builds on second level Production topics, and continues to provide Drama Centre students with further experience in theatre, television and film production.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Continue to build students' understanding of professional rehearsal techniques and practices as used in the theatre, television, and film industries
  • Further develop and apply the performance techniques learnt in the second year Drama Centre acting and directing course to a production context
  • Provide students further opportunities to experience 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 advanced level
  2. Work as part of an ensemble at an advanced level
  3. Enunciate, discuss and evaluate ideas in a group situation at an advanced level
  4. Apply acting methodology, voice and movement techniques to the requirements of a live or electronic performance at an advanced level
  5. Convey ideas, character, situation, emotion, relationship and story to an audience or the camera as directed at an intermediate level
Directing students will be able to:

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