The Drama program helps you build physical, creative and intellectual capacities through practice-based learning and collaborative performance creation. You will develop your creative voice and the technical skills required to create new stories, to relate to others, to problem solve, and communicate ideas confidently through speech and other physical and visual modes of expression. In the studio setting, you will explore a combination of acting, improvisation and devising theory and practice along with different performance styles and processes, theatre history, text studies and digital theatre crafts. You will have the opportunity to work on individual and group creative projects where you will gain a comprehensive knowledge of ensemble creation and production management.

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MJ-A000031 (major)

MN-A000031 (minor)


Burwood (Melbourne)

Career outcome

You may find employment in independent theatre companies, community theatre, drama associations, drama education, film and television production, performing arts centres and for further postgraduate study.

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  • To complete a Major sequence in Drama select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Drama select any four (4) units from below, including a minimum of one (1) credit point at level one, and no more than one (1) credit point at level 3

Complete the following 2 units from level 1:

  • Improvisation in Drama and Performance ACP109
  • Acting Studio ACP103
  • Complete the following 4 units from level 2:

  • Dramatic Plot, Story, Character and Theme for Performance ACP207
  • Page to Stage: Major Performance Project ACP281
  • Adaptation and Solo Performance ACP206
  • Performance, Image, Site ACP205
  • Complete the following unit from level 3:

  • Out of the Ether: Devised Theatre ACP378 (2 credit points)
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