Bachelor of Arts

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Drama - unit set code MJ-A000031

Burwood (Melbourne)

This major sequence provides skills in contemporary drama practices and perspectives, together with an understanding of their application in a wide range of artistic and social contexts. It includes acting theory and practice, performance styles and processes, theatre history, text studies, community theatre and technical studies.

On successful completion of the Drama major sequence, students should have the following discipline-specific skills:

  • an ability to develop individual vocal technique and voice production
  • an ability to understand and respond to the technical, expressive and/or compositional demands of a range of performance styles and genres
  • an ability to successfully achieve performance realisation based on chosen compositional and performance strategies
  • an ability to analyse, compose and collaborate in order to build effective relationships between actor, director, designer and writer in processes of performance realisation.

Level 1

ACP109Improvisation: Principles in Action

ACP177 - Unit no longer available for enrolment

Level 2

Select one of:

ACP205Performance, Image, Site


ACP206Adaptation and Solo Performance


ACP280Major Performance Project: Page to Stage

ACP207Practical Approaches to Dramatic Text

Level 3

ACP323Out of the Box: Theatre in Alternative Contexts

ACP378Out of the Ether: Devised Theatre (2 credit points)

The following units may also be taken in addition to the prescribed major sequence.

ACC317Communication and Creative Arts Internship A

ACC318Communication and Creative Arts Internship B

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