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ACD105 - Ballet for Contemporary Movers

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:K Vincs

ACD101 or permission of the unit chair on the basis of prior ballet experience.



Incompatible with: ACD205, ACD305
Note: 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.


This unit will examine how ballet technique underpins and complements, but also in significant ways differs from, contemporary dance. Technique classes will address these issues from a practical perspective. Reflective work will provide an opportunity for students to better understand dance technique as a whole, and how it is taught and learnt in different aesthetic contexts.


Ongoing assessment in dance technique 60%. Class attendance 20%. Written assessment tasks 20% (800 words equivalent)

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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