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ACD307 - Specialised Technique and Dance Performance

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

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.


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 also focus on this period.


Ongoing progress and development in contemporary dance technique and contribution to choreographic seminars 35%; two assessed composition assignments 35%; one essay of 2500 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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