Bachelor of Contemporary Arts University of Tasmania - UTas

4.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Bachelor Degree
Hobart
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Contemporary theatre is a broad term that includes the making of performance and the design and practice of theatre production. It also includes touring productions to unusual site-specific works that defy definition.
Explore key areas of theatre making including the fundamentals of body and voice, acting, directing, lighting and sound design, integrated with cultural, historical and theoretical ideas about performance physicality and space.
Occupy an inspiring and generous teaching and performance space at The Annexe; a purpose-built, working theatre our students make their own and share with performing artists of state-wide, national and international significance.
Participate in acclaimed festivals like Dark Mofo, Ten Days on the Island, and the Junction Arts Festival, and pursue independent opportunities through an eclectic range of community and creative-based industries.
The Bachelor of Contemporary Arts degree is filled with dedicated, passionate, and motivated students working with us to develop their creative potential across theatre making disciplines. The course encourages collaboration, experimentation, community engagement, and the freedom to explore individual achievement in a supportive and creative environment.

Home to both Australia’s longest-running play and oldest operating theatre, Tasmania’s performing arts scene is flourishing. Located between the Academy of the Arts, School of Architecture & Design and QVMAG, your theatre home, The Annexe, takes centre stage in Launceston’s cultural precinct.

While a life in the performing arts is often more a calling than a career, graduate with confidence, critical awareness and creative intelligence for a life of outstanding theatre making and artistic leadership within your community.
Careers

Graduates from the Bachelor of Contemporary Arts will find employment in a variety of positions within the visual and performing arts professions. Students who...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Bachelor of Contemporary Arts University of Tasmania - UTas based on 1 review
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Student Reviews

February 2018
Year completed 2014

It was a very close knit dramatic community. Fantastic for making friends however difficult career prospects from the course. Great if you plan on pursuing acting at another institution like NIDA or to go on and do a master of teaching.

My advice to future students - This will be the most fun you've ever had. You will be ...

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