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Coursework

Master of Design for Performance

    • CRICOS Code: 085429A

    Course overview

    • 2 years full time
    • Southbank campus located in Melbourne city's arts precinct
    • Available to domestic and international students.
    • Start Year Intake - March

    Overview

    The Master of Design for Performance gives designers and visual artists gives you skills in designing scenery, props and/or costumes for live performance.

    Hands-on, Collaborative learning

    Learn from both theoretical and hands-on training to practice your own craft professionally. As collaboration is at the heart of design for performance, your creative ideas will develop through artistic collaborations with directors, choreographers, designers and other performance makers at the Victorian College of the Arat (VCA). Develop creative partnerships that can lead to future professional collaborations.

    Workshops, classes and studio-based learning

    Take on tuition and facilities to develop advanced skills in a range of 2D and 3D visualisation techniques both by hand and using new technologies. These skills are employed to document and communicate ideas, and produce graphic props and projected image on stage.

    Gain Support to find industry placements

    Get the support to find the professional area of your choice - placements where you can observe and assist professional designers in the performing arts industry.