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ACP378 - Out of the Ether: Devised Theatre

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Previously coded as:ACP204
Unit chair:

Yoni Prior


One of ACD211, ACP279, ACP205 or ACP206



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 4 hour Seminar and 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


Students will be presented with a project proposal and work under the direction of the lecturer to develop and present a major original performance work. Students are introduced to methods for devising theatre in group contexts based on the work of influential contemporary performance practitioners and the needs of the project, and will document and evaluate the creative process. The unit prepares students for independent, small team-based devising projects in later units.


Contribution to Group Performance Making, 4000 words or equivalent, 50%

Public Performance, 800 words or equivalent, 10% 

Research, Documentation and Evaluation of Process, 3200 words or equivalent, 40%

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