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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Felix Nobis


Previously coded PER1040


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