CUA60415 Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development
Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art is pleased to present its new Directing course in 2018!
Directors are key players in developing a range of creative products - among them, theatrical performances, films, TV commercials, web series and more.
This course will introduce you to the key skills of the director: how to work with actors, how to conceive a vision for a work, how to develop your own aesthetic, how manage projects, and more. You will have opportunity to direct for both theatre and screen, learning about both art forms, and then have a chance to opt for either film or theatre in your major work.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course is for people who:
Applicants must complete the application form on this page. When we receive your application we will bring you in for an interview. We advise you to put as much relevant detail as you can into the application form, as the information you provide will be used to judge whether you are a suitable applicant for the course.
If the information you provide is insufficient for us to assess your application, we may ask for you to provide additional information.
This course will be offered two years part-time.
We are also interested in expressions of interest from people who would like to study this course in one year full-time.
WHAT DO I STUDY?
In this course, you focus on building your skills in developing creative product as a director. You will learn about the necessary business and management skills, the art forms of theatre and film, and how to work with actors and production teams.
Units studied are:
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
CUACMP501 Manage copyright arrangements
CUADES601 Design innovative products
CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR603 Engage in the business of creative practice
BSBCRT601 Research and apply concepts of creativity
CUAPPR602 Collaborate in professional creative projects
CUARES502 Critique cultural works
PAATHE501 Explore theatricality
CUAPPR503 Present a body of own creative work
CUAPPR604 Publicly present a body of own creative work
CUAPPR606 Extend expertise in a specialised art form to a professional level
BSBPMG601 Direct the integration of projects
CUADRT501 Direct rehearsals of performers
CUADRT502 Direct performers for screen productions
CUADRT603 Direct screen production crews
HOW DO I APPLY?
Hit 'Apply Now' below and fill out the application form. We will contact you for an interview.
This course runs on-campus at Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art in Canberra.
ARE THERE STUDENT LOANS FOR THIS COURSE?
AFTER I COMPLETE THIS COURSE, WHAT'S NEXT FOR ME?
After you complete this course you will be able to apply for jobs as a director of theatre and/or film.
Most directors are freelance workers, with their own business.
Want to find out more about what a director does?
Check out our blog post - here.