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ACD307 - Specialised Technique and Dance Performance

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:S Gardner
Prerequisite:ACD204 or equivalent studies approved by the Unit chair.


Incompatible with:

AAP315, ACD407

Contact hours:

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


Students will undertake regular technique classes which increasingly refer to resources for building kinaesthetic imagination and articulation. These resources can include developmental movement, ideokinesis, and release technique. Composition seminars introduce experimental approaches used by post-modern dance artists in the second part of the twentieth century. Readings in dance history leading to written discussion of an essay question also focus on this period.


Ongoing progress and development in contemporary dance technique and contribution to choreographic workshops 35%

Two assessed composition assignments 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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