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ACD203 - Contemporary Dance Practice and History A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:O Millard


Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 1.5 hour Studio per week and 1 x 2 hour Studio per week


Like its prerequisite ACD102 this unit will cover the three areas of dance technique, composition and dance history. You will build your skills in and understanding of approaches to contemporary dance techniques within your allocated technique level. Composition workshops will explore the choreographic potential in movement creation and transmission. Readings in dance history leading to written discussion of an essay question will focus on issues of. modern dance heritage, revival and reconstruction.


Ongoing development in contemporary dance technique according to stated criteria 35%

Two assessed choreographic studies 35%

Written assignment 30%, 1200 words

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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