Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop and complete a full-length group production based on an existing contemporary Australian drama script and assume the roles associated with the professional theatre industry. Students will perform for a public audience either on campus or in the community. Alternatively, students may undertake a research project into the work of one or more Australian dramatists.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRob Conkie

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 30 credit points of drama or co-ordinator's approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Use theoretical concepts to write a critical reflection on an aspect of the production - conception, production, reception

Secondary research; reflective writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Work independently (and with supervision) to conceive, rehearse and produce a scripted performance for a public audience

Workshops; personal exploration of theme; rehearsal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRob Conkie

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Two 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical Reflection (1250 words)30 02
Public Performance (equivalent to 2750 words)70 01