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Enables outstanding students to learn and apply practical, theoretical and research skills in either or both creative (choreographic or other media) and scholarly areas of dance.
Involves learning in the theories of dance and related disciplines which underpin the basis of a research project.
The course is offered in two modes: Individual research and Company research.
In the Individual research mode, students will:
- master one or more theoretical approaches to analysing and creating original work in dance practice or scholarly practice;
- design and implement a research project; and
- present the results of the research in performance and/or other media and/or in minor thesis form.
In the Link Dance Company research mode of intensive investigations into techniques and performance students will:
- expand movement knowledge through diverse choreographic processes
- enhance performance skills through exposure to a variety of venues and performance environments
- attain a working knowledge of the logistics of performance and touring
Students will gain an appreciation of the art of dance within a broader, interdisciplinary context of the arts and/or sciences, and will be able to articulate the significance of the original work they create.
This course is Commonwealth Government Supported for eligible students.
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts follows an academic calendar that is slightly different to ECU's standard academic calendar. For more information about semester start dates, study weeks, exam periods and breaks, please refer to ECU's Important Dates page.
Dancer, Ballet Dancer, Choreographer
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.