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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Cohort rule:||(Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama))|
|Unit chair:||L Morris|
Student must be enrolled in course A357.
|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 aims to address certain paradoxes that arise in the practice and theory of acting, particularly in the context of contemporary drama.
Through close analysis of the work of key practitioners, students will investigate paradoxical elements in live performance such as imitation (mimesis), reproduction, interpretation, spontaneity, presence and remediation.
Practical exercises as assessed against stated criteria 50%, Seminar presentation of case study 1200 words 30%. Documentation, reflection and analysis in journal form 20%
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