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ACP110 - Performance Laboratory (B): Body, Image, Performance

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)

Unit chair:Y Prior

 Student must be enrolled in course A357.

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


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%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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