ACP214 - Directed Production

Unit details

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2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Commencing 2024

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:ACP378
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Rea Dennis

ACP103 or ACP109

Incompatible with: ACP204, ACP378
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 3-hour practical and 1 x 4-hour seminar per week


Students will be presented with a project proposal and work under the direction of the lecturer to develop and present an original performance work. Students are introduced to methods for devising theatre in group contexts based on the work of influential contemporary performance practitioners and the needs of the project and will document and evaluate the creative process.

ULO These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can: Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

Apply appropriate research and reflective skills to identify, document, evaluate and adapt key live and digital elements of a creative process in devised performance

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO3: Digital literacy

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO6: Self-management


Collaborate effectively as part of a team to achieve emergent and resolved creative outcomes

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO7: Teamwork


Develop and apply appropriate rehearsal and performance skills to interpret, devise and refine material for performance

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO7: Teamwork


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 (Group) - Contribution to Group Theatre-making 4000 words 50% Information not yet available
Assessment 2 - Public Performance 800 words or equivalent 10% Information not yet available
Assessment 3 - Research, Documentation and Evaluation of Process 3200 words or equivalent 40% Information not yet available

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link ACP214
Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list.
Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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