The nature and philosophy of voice and movement in communication, and the development of personal awareness and requisite skills through practical training.
Voice and movement are fundamental to the way we communicate with the world. These modes of expression are in turn linked to the wider notions of gender and representation. This paper introduces theories, issues and skills related to communication, with a practical focus on the development and refinement of body and voice as a "performance instrument".
|Paper title||Voice and Movement|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,141.35|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop:
- A greater sense of bodily and vocal self-awareness
- A set of exercises that you can utilise to continue to train and develop your performance instrument
- An understanding as to how vocal and physical qualities may be read as text and an awareness of the importance of our primary communication device
- An awareness of your current vocal and physical limitations and habitual tensions
- A vocal technique to support the speaking of the text