School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Arts Production and Presentation
  • Unit Code

    ADM1340
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit examines the various ways in which a performing arts event is produced, from first concept to final realisation. It investigates the roles and processes undertaken by the specialist arts personnel involved in delivering or creating productions, including the requirements of company management in facilitating and overseeing the process. Industry guests are used throughout to provide critical information regarding their particular functions.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM2350

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and functions of all participants involved in staging a performing arts event.
  2. Identify and describe the technical and production requirements for differing art forms.
  3. Identify and describe the varying levels of functionality provided by specific types of venues.

Unit Content

  1. Production budgeting and other documentation requirements.
  2. Production equipment.
  3. Production requirements for touring.
  4. The process involved in creating a production: lighting; sound; sets; vision; and costumes.
  5. The roles of the creative and production team.
  6. Venues and their properties.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures, tutorials and workshops.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentProject50%
ExaminationExam50%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Arts Production and Presentation
  • Unit Code

    ADM1340
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit examines the various ways in which a performing arts event is produced, from first concept to final realisation. It investigates the roles and processes undertaken by the specialist arts personnel involved in delivering or creating productions, including the requirements of company management in facilitating and overseeing the process. Industry guests are used throughout to provide critical information regarding their particular functions.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded ADM2350

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and functions of all participants involved in staging a performing arts event.
  2. Identify and describe the technical and production requirements for differing art forms.
  3. Identify and describe the varying levels of functionality provided by specific types of venues.

Unit Content

  1. Production budgeting and other documentation requirements.
  2. Production equipment.
  3. Production requirements for touring.
  4. The process involved in creating a production: lighting; sound; sets; vision; and costumes.
  5. The roles of the creative and production team.
  6. Venues and their properties.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures, tutorials, workshops and Front of House practicum.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentProject40%
ExaminationExam30%
Practicum ^Front of House Practicum30%

^ Mandatory to Pass


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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