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THT1000 Foundation Skills of the Working Actor

Short Description: Foundation Actor Skills
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
ASCED code : 100199 - Performing Arts not elsewhere
Grading basis : Graded


This course introduces students to the fundamental knowledge and processes of three distinct and inter-related aspects of professional theatre practice at a formative level. In the voice classes, students acquire the knowledge and applied processes of safe vocal production, maintenance and growth. The movement classes guide students through a kinaesthetic awareness of physical alignment, spatial orientation and qualities of energy/rhythm/focus. In improvisation classes, students negotiate the fundamental principles of creative collaboration through physical, narrative and scene structures. Combined, these separate foci prepare students for ongoing iterations and levels of collaborative and creative practice in a range of career path practice and applications. Students will complete a series of authentic assessment tasks based on industry practice in performance training linked to real-world industry training experiences. Applied in a supervised work environment. Practice is the laboratory through which reflective analysis is applied and ongoing learning derived.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 External
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 30 November 2021