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ACD203 - Contemporary Dance Practice and History A

Unit details

Year2015 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%; one essay of 2000 words 30%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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