|ACT||2034||44788||2, 2005||ONC||Voice and Movement 4||1.00||Toowoomba|
|Student contribution band:||1|
The eclectic nature of contemporary theatre demands experiences and competencies in a variety of performance-related movement and speech styles. Voice and body fitness are developed through continuing training. Particular performance-related movement and speech styles are introduced. Speech characterisation is addressed through the study of dialects of English and foreign accents. Verse-speaking skills are addressed through engagement with Shakespearean text and application in projects based in the co-requisite course ACT2024. Classes in singing continue the development of voice production and sung interpretation.
On successful completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate:
|1.||VOICE AND MOVEMENT TRAINING
1.1. physical fitness and conditioning
1.2. stage combat
1.3. vocal fitness and conditioning
2.1. Shakespearean text
2.3. Dialects and accents
ALL textbooks and materials are available for purchase from USQ BOOKSHOP (unless otherwise stated). Orders may be placed via secure internet, free fax 1800642453, phone 07 46312742 (within Australia), or mail. Overseas students should fax +61 7 46311743, or phone +61 7 46312742. For costs, further details, and internet ordering, use the 'Textbook Search' facility at http://bookshop.usq.edu.au click 'Semester', then enter your 'Course Code' (no spaces).Rodenburg, P 2002, Speaking Shakespeare, Methuen, London.
Reference materials are materials that, if accessed by students, may improve their knowledge and understanding of the material in the course and enrich their learning experience.
Other materials to be purchased as for ACT1031Berry, C 1993, The actor and the text, Harrap, London.
|Description||Marks out of||Wtg(%)||Due date|
|MOVEMENT TRAINING||100.00||30.00||18 Jul 2005||(see note 1)|
|VOICE TRAINING||100.00||30.00||18 Jul 2005||(see note 2)|
|PERFORMANCE PROJECTS||100.00||40.00||18 Jul 2005||(see note 3)|
|9.||(a) The due date for an assignment is the date by which a student must lodge the assignment at the USQ. (b) Students must retain a copy of each item submitted for assessment. This must be produced within five days if required by the Examiner. (c) In accordance with University's Assignment Extension Policy (Regulation 5.6.1), the examiner of a course may grant an extension of the due date of an assignment in extenuating circumstances such as documented ill-health. (d) Students who have undertaken all of the required assessments in the course but who have failed to meet some of the specified objectives of the course within the normally prescribed time may be awarded the temporary grade: IM Incomplete-Makeup). An IM grade will only be awarded when, in the opinion of the examiner, a student will be able to achieve the remaining objectives of the course after a period of non-directed personal study. (e) Students who, for medical, family/personal, or employment-related reasons, are unable to complete an assignment or sit for an examination at the scheduled time, may apply to defer an assessment in the course. Such a request must be accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation. One of the following temporary grades may be awarded: IDS (Incomplete - Deferred Examination; IDM (Incomplete Deferred Make-up); IDB (Incomplete - Both Deferred Examination and Deferred Make-up).|