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ACP101 - Principles of Live Performance

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Offering information:

Enrolment quota applies to this unit.

Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:L Morris
Incompatible with: ACP201
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit introduces students to the fundamental principles of live performance, and establishes strategies through which they can begin to create their own theatrical work. Practical workshops will focus on vocal, movement and ensemble skills; extending ideas of what constitutes theatre/drama; the study of various approaches to creating and performing characters and scenes; and to the art of comedy.


Students will keep a journal, review performances, and analyse the relationship between these performances and their own learning.


Practical exercises 60%, short essay 1500 words 20%, class work and journal 20%.

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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