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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Michael Coe


An investigation of the elements that comprise a performance.

  1. An overview of the technical departments involved in the theatre making process.
  2. Selected scenes from contemporary playtexts or libretti, investigating a methodology of rehearsal, including exercises on action and character. The class will present showings of their scene work.


Seminar/workshop participation: 30%
Written document (1000 words): 30%
Contribution to performance projects: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Michael Coe

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour workshop) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Performance studies