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10294NAT - Diploma of Acting

Course code C67

Prepares students with a range of knowledge and skills to enter the performing arts industry as an actor for roles in theatre productions.

On successful completion of the course, students will have integrated theatre acting, voice, movement, and industry practice into a tangible performance skill, acquired knowledge of script analysis in the context of acting for theatre, and be cognisant of the communication and pre-professional skills necessary to audition for and perform roles in theatre.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

C67

Fees

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Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

C67

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Year 1 - VET Full
Unit Code Unit Title
DAPACT511Develop script analysis techniques
CUAPPM502Realise productions
CUAMPF402Develop and maintain stagecraft skills
CUAPRF404Refine movement skills for performance
CUAVOS302Develop vocal techniques for use in performance
Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title
DAPACT510Develop fundamental acting skills
DAPACT512Apply fundamental acting skills to realise character
CUAACT401Use a range of acting techniques in performance
CUAIND401Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
CUARES403Research history and theory to inform own arts practice
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPRF403Use a range of performance techniques
CUAPRF501Refine performance techniques
CUAPRF503Prepare for performances in a competitive environment
CUAPPR502Develop own sustainable professional practice
CUAPRF402Develop conceptual and expressive skills as a performer
CUAPRF405Rehearse technique for performance

C67|2

For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse and plan approaches to technical problems or management/performance requirements.
  2. Effectively demonstrate the concepts, skills and knowledge required by a screen actor in rehearsal, performance and studio work
  3. Evaluate information, using it to review self or others performance and planning purposes.
  4. Have a thorough understanding of the concepts, skills and knowledge required by a screen actor.
  5. Self-directed application of knowledge and skills, with substantial depth in some areas where judgment is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques for self and others.
  6. Transfer and apply theoretical concepts and/or technical or creative skills to a range of situations.
  7. Understand and respond appropriately to terminology employed by the industry.
  8. Understanding of a broad knowledge base incorporating theoretical concepts, with substantial depth in some areas.

Fees and Scholarships

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VET course fees are set by the WA Government and they vary from course to course. For more information, please go to Fees and Scholarships.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Actor, Entertainer, Performer

Courses you can consider if you are interested in progressing further in this area.

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