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Unit details

ACP101 - Performance Laboratory (A): Time, Space, Frame

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Enrolment quota applies to this unit.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Morris



Student must be enrolled in course A357.

Incompatible with:

ACP201, ACP401

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Performance Laboratory A is an experimental, practical laboratory where students investigate fundamental aspects of dramaturgy and composition for live performance commencing with core principles of time, space and frame. Using industry relevant strategies in a dynamic, interactive environment, students interrogate methodologies of composition and develop a solid vocabulary for the creation of new work from conception and stimulus, research and development, framing, editing, through to performance and reflection.


Major Performance Task, 40%

Video Documentary of a dramaturgical process, 30%

Industry map and critical analysis of three contemporary devised works (1200 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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