University of Adelaide
The Major in Performing Arts enables you to pursue two areas of interest at the same time with a focus on both drama and music.
Create live and recorded theatre and music using digital technologies and production facilities.
Study within an industry environment with involvement with the State Theatre Company of SA, Adelaide Cabaret and Cabaret Fringe and OzAsia Festivals.
Apply for the Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary) pathway to become a high teacher with Drama or Music as one of your teaching areas
Benefit from on-campus learning facilities, including a sound studio and The Hartley Playhouse.
Study overseas as part of your degree in the Hawke Ambassador International Volunteer Experience program or on an international student exchange.
As a performing arts student you will study drama and music through performance practice and applied theory. This degree is flexible and opens up a diverse range of career possibilities.
Your studies will focus on:
Body and voice
Music and song
Naturalism and physical theatre
New media design and production
Production of soundscapes and music, cabaret and musical theatre
Discover an experiential and theoretical understanding of stage and music performance.
Develop your pathway as performer, musician, director, writer, designer or stage manager.
Contribute to the creative industries, through the creation of original material for a variety of art forms including contemporary drama, musical theatre and digital performance.
What you’ll learn
What you Learn
Under the guidance of highly experienced academics, industry practitioners and guest artists, you will study drama and music through performance practice and applied theory.
This degree allows you to select two majors ensuring you graduate with a broad knowledge of two areas of interest. You can choose your second major from the following:
Creative Writing and Literature
History and Global Politics
Law, Policy and Politics
* Please note that this major is only available to students whose second language is English.
You will also be required to take part in live performances and produce media using the latest digital technologies and production facilities. Your performances will be reviewed by highly regarded artists and professionals.
You will also be required to complete two core courses, four courses from a selected list of minors (also from the above list), and two electives.
|Institution Name||University of Adelaide|
|Course Duration||3 year(s) full-time|
|Course University||University of Adelaide|
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