Performance and Popular Media
Area of Study
Australian Culture, Radio/Television/Film
Taught In English
12 credit points
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewPerformance exploration in this course focuses on the cultural practice of everyday 'acting/performing' with a view toward a broader spectrum of performance. This unit examines the practices of art performance, identifying social and cultural issues (relating to gender, femininity, masculinity, and ethnicity) and artists? strategies. The key question for this unit is: How do everyday social and personal performances differ from acting/performing in film or theatre, or in non-drama TV programs? The time spent in class consists of approximately 60% for workshop exercises and 40% for theoretical study.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.