Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAPA390
Subject Name Technical Theatre: Major Production
Credit Points 12
Pre-Requisites CAPA211
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Please contact the subject coordinator to express interest in enrolling in this subject
Equivalence CAPF390
Assessment 1 .Participation: Progressive assessment of project rehearsal participation 20% 2. Lab/Prac/simulation: Development of technical skills 40% 3. Participation: Participation in project during tech and performance 40%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.250
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of Department or Program, for Faculty Honours Subjects please refer to the School Honours Co-ordinator for more information.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 x 4hr practicals per week plus production
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Tim Maddock
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
Students participate in the development, rehearsal and technical realisation of a project. Productions will continue to build students experience, expertise and maturity as Technical Theatre Practitioners working in a range of capacities, on diverse performance projects and theatre productions. Students may have the opportunity to lead the entire creative team by taking on a production management role. Upon completion of this subject, students will demonstrate maturity, flexibility and responsibility in Technical Theatre roles; the ability to give and receive informed feedback; to work effectively with directors, actors and performers, and as members of a creative team; and to take responsibility for project outcomes.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate competencies in the skills necessary to work in technical theatre
2. Develop an effective working methodology
3. Apply learned skills into practice-based studio work and performances
4. Work as an effective member of a creative and technical team
5. Demonstrate responsibility for project outcomes.

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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