Performance Making (9710.3)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| South Bank, QLD
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Arts And Communications||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Plan the development of a new solo performance work;
2. Review and justify your own creative processes in the development of small scale new performance work;
3. Discover, organise, create and perform a solo performance work;
4. Integrate the range of theoretical and practical skills that have been introduced and developed in the Acting program into a personal framework for your creative practice an as emerging actor/performer; and
5. Employ communication skills in an academic and/or creative context.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites10432 Introduction to Performance Skills
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||South Bank, QLD||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Ms Lisa O'Neill|
|2024||South Bank, QLD||Semester 1||05 February 2024||On-Campus||Ms Lisa O'Neill|
Weekly readings extracted from the following texts:
Steinman, L. (1986). The knowing body: The artist as storyteller in contemporary performance. Shambhala.
Howell, J. (1992). American originals: Laurie Anderson. Thunder's Mouth Press.
Brook, P. (1987). The shifting point. Methuen.
Keefe, J., & Murray, S. (Eds.). (2007). Physical theatres: A critical reader. Routledge.
Additional Reference texts:
Anderson, M. (2006). Solo: A guidebook for individual performance. Currency Press.
Bonney, Jo. (2000). Extreme exposure: An anthology of solo performance texts from the twentieth century. Consortium Book Sales.
Callery, C. (2001). Through the body: A practical guide to physical Theatre. Nick Hern Books.
Govan, E., Nicholson, H., & Normington, K. (2007). Making a performance: Devising histories and contemporary practices. Routledge.
Graham, S., & Hoggett, S. (2009). The frantic assembly book of devising theatre. Routledge.
Harvie, J., & Lavender, A. (2010). Making contemporary theatre: International rehearsal processes. Manchester University Press.
Heddon, D., & Milling, J. (2006). Devising performance: A critical history. Palgrave.
Lubar, D. (2007). For love of the world: A harangue with practical guidance on writing and performing solo dramas that matter. Heinemann.
Oddey, A. (1994). Devising: A practical and theoretical handbook. Routledge.
Preston, C. (2011). Modernism's mythic pose: Gender, genre, solo performance. Oxford University Press.
Students need to be dressed in appropriate attire for practical classes. Black training pants
(Preferably covering the knees for protection) and t-shirts. No singlets allowed.
Required IT skills
Students require general computing skills in applications such as word, PowerPoint and basic internet search capability.
Students will be required to engage with the Canvas site. Students will be required to
download all learning and teaching resources from the Canvas site including, unit outlines,
weekly lecture notes, assessment task instructions, readings and associated handouts. Students
will also be required to submit written assignments on-line.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- Semester 1, 2023, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (212066)
- Semester 1, 2022, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (206639)
- Semester 1, 2021, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (199384)
- Semester 1, 2020, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (194343)
- Semester 1, 2019, On-Campus, UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank (191352)