Performing Arts units at Launceston

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Performing Arts units at Launceston - 1996


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Performing Arts (Theatre, Music) - Centre for Performing Arts at Launceston

The Centre for Performing Arts at Launceston offers units which count towards the degree of Bachelor of Performing Arts (Theatre or Contemporary Music) [BPA] and the Associate Diploma of Performing Arts (Technical Theatre or Music) [ADipPA]. The older Associate Diplomas: Associate Diploma of Performing Arts (Technical Theatre) and the Associate Diploma of Music are being taught out, and only Year 2 is being offered in 1996. Full details of these older courses can be found in the Undergraduate Course and Unit Handbook, 1995.

Note, unless otherwise indicated, the following units form part of the Bachelor of Performing Arts course.

Unit descriptions



FPB110 Drama 1 (Contemporary and Classical)

Covers the development of, and major trends in, Australian Drama. Topics and themes in this drama are illuminated with reference to the origins of Western drama and that of other cultures.

Special notes
teaching staff Assoc Prof J Lohrey
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [20%]
teaching pattern full year - 4 hrs a week (28 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment written work, and participation in the presentation of selected pieces and a written exam.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Performing Arts (F3B)
Bachelor of Education (E3A)






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FPB112 Voice and Speech 1

Enables students to develop a kinaesthetic awareness of body and voice.

Special notes
teaching staff Ms L Merritt
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [5%]
teaching pattern sem 1 - 2 hrs a week
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment active participation in all class activities, and a log book.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education (E3A)







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FPB113 Acting 1

Explores the ability of students to express themselves through the particular acting philosophies of Stanislavski and Hagen.

Special notes
teaching staff Ms L Merritt
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [5%]
teaching pattern sem 1 - 2 hrs a week
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment class exercises and log book.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education (E3A)







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FPB115 Acting for Theatre 1

Enables students to explore their potential in the light of various philosophies and techniques with an initial emphasis on the Stanislavskian approach. A variety of scripts are used and students develop appropriate methods of analysis and annotation.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr P Hammond and Mr M Edgar
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [24%]
teaching pattern full year - 4 hrs a week (28 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment participation in all forms of class activities and discussion, annotated analysis of scripts, written assignments and presentation of selected monologues or scenes.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Performing Arts (F3B)







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FPB117 Voice and Speech for Theatre 1

Enables students to develop a heightened kinaesthetic awareness of the voice; to explore the possibilities within their own voice; and to build up the skills needed for performance.

Special notes
teaching staff Ms L Merritt
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [12%]
teaching pattern full year - 2 hrs a week (28 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment participation in all class activities, the maintenance of a log book, and performance in a number of practical tests.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Performing Arts (F3B)







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FPB118 Movement 1

Teaches student to free themselves from the restrictions of their habitual movement behaviour, to experience the expressive force of the movement choices they have, and to adapt their movement in response to various character demands.

Special notes
teaching staff Ms L Merritt
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [12%]
teaching pattern full year - 2 hrs a week (28 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment participation in all class activities and discussions, the maintenance of a log book, and individual movement projects.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Performing Arts (F3B)







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FPB119 Technical Theatre 1

Takes the form of workshop sessions in stage craft, production roles (particularly that of stage management, lighting designer and lighting operator), safety procedures, use of theatrical hardware and instrumentation. Students become familiar with the function and control of lighting equipment, placing of lamps, safety and working with electricity, and dimension in lighting.

Special notes
teaching staff Mr P Hammond
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [12% (BEd 10%)]
teaching pattern full year - 2 hrs a week (28 weeks)
prerequisites
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment technical and administrative expertise within a theatrical production, the compilation of workbook for that production, preparation and execution of a seminar workshop, documented lighting design, tests of technical theory and proficiency on two types of dimmer board.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Performing Arts (F3B)
Bachelor of Education (E3A)






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FPB122 Voice and Speech 2

Develops the individual students' vocal potential and fosters their potential as com-municators.

Special notes
teaching staff Ms L Merritt
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [5%]
teaching pattern sem 2 - 2 hrs a week
prerequisites FPB112
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment active participation in all class activities, a log book, and specific performance projects.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education (E3A)







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FPB127 Acting 2

Explores further the ability of students to express themselves through the particular acting philosophies of Stanislavski and Hagen.

Special notes
teaching staff Ms L Merritt
campus & mode Ltn, int
unit weight [5%]
teaching pattern sem 2 - 2 hrs a week
prerequisites FPB11X
corequisites
mutual exclusions
method of assessment class exercises, log book.
required texts, etc
recommended reading
Course: Bachelor of Education (E3A)







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© University of Tasmania, 1996.
Details shown above were correct at the time of publication. While every effort is made to keep this information up to date, the University reserves the right to discontinue or vary courses at any time without notice.

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