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ACP110 - Performance Laboratory (B): Body, Image, Performance

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

 Student must be enrolled in course A357

Unit chair:

Kate Hunter



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 1.5 hour practical workshops


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.


Practical exercises as assessed against stated criteria 50%

Seminar presentation of case study 1200 words 30%

Documentation, reflection and analysis in journal form 20%

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