||Bachelor of Arts (Acting)
||Late applications for 2014 are being accepted now.
||Associate Professor Kim Durban
|Contact Hours (per week)
Higher Education students can expect the majority of classes to
fall any time between 8:30 am and 6:30pm, Monday to Friday. The
timetable for Higher Education programs will be finalised when
offers are made.
||Semester 1, 2014
The School of Education and Arts, Arts Academy at the University
of Ballarat, Camp Street Campus offers a three-year full-time
Bachelor of Arts in Acting. A three-year full-time Bachelor of Arts
in Music Theatre is also offered.
The Acting degree offers focused theatre study, allowing the
student to develop skills and gain the techniques needed to become
a professional actor. Classes are taught by respected artists and
teachers, ensuring that the perspective gained by emerging
performers is relevant, rigorous and contemporary.
The student is encouraged to explore existing repertoire and new
work. The course is underpinned by a philosophy of blending
practice with theory, incorporating workshops, rehearsal and
research. Subjects include: Voice, Dance, Acting (for theatre and
film), Performance Studio and Critical Studies. Studio and public
performances occur at each level of the program.
Successful completion of this program will enable graduates to
emerge as a performer with the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate specific acting skills on stage or screen
- Demonstrate flexibility and range in vocal skills
- Demonstrate flexibility and range in movement skills
- Understand the performing arts heritage
- Synthesise performance skills, creative processes, production
and management skills
- Display a sensitivity to the needs and reactions of other
theatre workers and collaborators
- Research and contribute to the creation of characters and the
collaborative process of performance-making
Graduates may work in established theatre companies, playing
roles in film and television, developing self-generated work, voice
over corporate videos, issue-based theatre and teaching. If
teaching is a career option, a sequence of four dance courses,
undertaken as part of the degree program form the basis of a 2nd
discipline for Drama / Dance teaching entry into an education
program or teaching qualification.
|Program Rules and Requirements
||Year 1 - eight core courses over two semesters.
Year 2 - eight core courses over two semesters.
Year 3 - eight core courses over two semesters.
||Program Code AF5 - Bachelor of Arts (Acting)
||Prospective students are encouraged to attend Open Day in mid to late August where information sessions are conducted.
This program is nationally recognised within the Performing Arts
|Frequently Asked Questions
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions, please
click on the following link 2014
Performing Arts FAQ's (pdf, 96kb)
School of Education and Arts (Ref 08606)
Tel: 5327 8000
Freecall: 1800 811 711
||This information may not apply to international students.
For further information contact:
International Student Programs
Tel: +61 3 5327 9018
Domestic students are students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa.
International students are students who are not Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa. International students must pay overseas/international fees.
||3700237241- CSP, 3700237243 - Int Fee
|Mid year entry
||Three years full-time
||Camp Street Campus (Ballarat)
||Application is via VTAC at www.vtac.edu.au
Mid Year applicants and current FedUni students wishing to transfer to another FedUni program are required to complete the Direct Application for Admission (Internal Transfer) form.
To obtain a copy of this form, please visit
||Satisfactory completion of the VCE (or equivalent) with minimum ATAR requirements or Mature Age entry.
Applicants are selected by audition and the audition process is
managed separately to the VTAC process. Applicants must obtain an
Audition Requirements and Application for Audition form from www.federation.edu.au/extra-application-requirements
or by contacting the Arts Academy.
Late applicants after Monday 7th October 2013, must telephone
(03) 5327 8608 or email email@example.com before
applying. A late fee may apply.
Completed forms should be returned to the School of Education and
Arts, Arts Academy. Upon receipt of the completed form, together
with a $60.00 audition fee, the School of Education and Arts, Arts
Academy will advise applicants of an audition time and anything
they are required to bring to the audition. Auditions are usually
held in late November.
If auditioning for both Acting and Music Theatre programs, an
audition fee of $100.00 will apply. Auditions are conducted in
Ballarat and Melbourne, and selected cities interstate. Applicants
who fail to carry out these requirements may not be considered for
selection. Late applicants must telephone or email
firstname.lastname@example.org before applying. You may call (03) 5327
8606 for further information.
If international students are unable to attend the audition they
must forward a DVD of their recent works for consideration of the
The School of Education and Arts, Arts Academy may consider
recognition of prior learning upon application. Please contact the
number listed under program enquiries for further information.
||Please visit www.ballarat.edu.au/fees to obtain further information regarding Indicative Program Fees.
Non-compulsory fees may apply to this program.
Tel: 1800 811 711
A range of student services, are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please call the number listed above.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.
All information contained in this publication including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of going to press as at the date above, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.
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