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ATS1189: Acting 1: Theory And Practice

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Acting 1: Theory And Practice

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The unit introduces students to developments in 20th Century actor training, focusing on vocal and physical techniques for character building and theatrical embodiment.


1 - Assessment task 1: Character Observation - 30% 2 - Assessment task 2: Speaking the Speech - 30% 3 - Assessment task 3: Practical Scene Work - 40%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.