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ACD307 - Specialised Technique and Dance Performance

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Sally Gardner


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

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