Dead Puppet Society

Academy

 

 

Presented in association with Brisbane Powerhouse


In our 10th anniversary year, Dead Puppet Society is once again opening the doors to our training Academy. Emerging to mid-career artists and tertiary students are invited to apply. The ensemble will meet weekly, and under the guidance of our senior artists take part in training, learn the fundamentals of puppet construction, and work towards the creation of an original public performance at Brisbane Powerhouse. The program offers artists the opportunity to connect, collaborate and forge new working relationships while actively learning, listening and finding the space to let their imaginations run wild.

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Introductory workshops
  • Concept and creative development
  • Design and construction techniques
  • Rehearsal period and tech week
  • Public performances
  • Individual mentoring
  • Guest artist talks
  • Insight into the design process for Storm Boy.

THE DATES:

Weekly Training: Tuesday nights from 2 April to 4 June, 4-7pm at Brisbane Powerhouse.
Intensive Rehearsal Week: Monday 10 June to Friday 14 June, 10am-6pm daily at Brisbane Powerhouse.
Performances: Saturday 15 June at Brisbane Powerhouse.

COST:

$550 + GST

APPLY:

Applications are now open until 22 March 2019. Please email us with a copy of your CV and why you'd like to be involved in order to express interest.

 

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