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Undergraduate - Area of study

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered byCentre for Theatre and Performance
Campus(es)Clayton
CoordinatorDr Jane Griffiths

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • This minor is only available to students who have completed a first year sequence in the theatre major.

Description

The Performance minor is a sequence of 24 units taken at second and third year level which give students knowledge and practice-based understanding of the elements required in professional theatre-making. The minor comprises a suite of four units that integrate theoretical study of performance with hands-on instruction in and exploration of acting, technical knowledge, devising and performing theatre.

The minor is open to all students who have completed the first year sequence in the theatre major (ATS1287 Performance in context 1 and ATS1288 Performance in context 2), and may be taken in conjunction with the theatre major.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the minor, students will:

  • have a strong practical understanding of the elements required to make theatre and performance
  • have developed core skills in a number of performance areas, ranging from acting to technical competence and performance writing
  • have developed a professionally relevant knowledge of core skills needed to create work within the performing arts industry
  • have developed a coherent understanding of the relationship between theatre theory and performance practice, and gained a developing understanding of the position of practice-as-research in performance studies
  • have engaged with industry practitioners and become aware of the cultural capital of the performing arts nationally and internationally.

Units

Minor in Performance

Students completing a minorminor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2015handbooks/undergrad/arts-07.html) in performance must complete the following four units (24 points):

Relevant courses

Diplomas

  • 2327 Diploma in Liberal Arts

Bachelors

Single degrees

  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters

Double degrees

  • 4640 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4098 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 0553 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 0556 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 3054 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • 0530 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • 3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work
  • 3779 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4097 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program and Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program
  • D3002 Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4634 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4644 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • L3003 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts