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ACP110 - Performance Laboratory

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in A357

Unit chair:

Yoni Prior

Prerequisite:ACP109
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

 Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1.5 hour practical workshops

Content

This unit aims to address certain paradoxes that arise in the practice and theory of acting, particularly in the context of contemporary drama.

Through close analysis of the work of key practitioners, students will investigate paradoxical elements in live performance such as imitation (mimesis), reproduction, interpretation, spontaneity, presence and remediation.

Assessment

2 x Performance exercise (3-5 minutes), 50%

Case Study, 30%, 1200 words equivalent

Documentation and Reflection, 20%, 800 words or equivalent

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