ACP281 - Page to Stage: Major Performance Project


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Students must have completed unit ACP103



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3-hour practical per week (weeks 1-11)

A Technical rehearsal will occur in scheduled class time in week 10

The public performance outcome will be a single in-class matinee performance in week 11, and a single evening performance in week 11


Final year of offer 2020

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


Topics to be addressed in this unit include: the nature of dramatic language; play- structure and theatrical style; and the ways in which these elements work together to create dramatic meaning. Emphasis will be given to further development of individual performing skills and to enhancing students' understanding of dramaturgical processes and strategies.

The unit production will be directed by a director with professional experience as a theatre director. Productions will not be longer than 45mins and will emphasise inventive production solutions within limited resource constraints and production values (minimal set, props, lighting and costumes) to promote problem-solving skills.

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