Visual Theatre

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Theatre making and storytelling.

Visual theatre is fast becoming an accessible, inventive and creatively inspired form of theatre making. In this hands-on and practical workshop students will learn the fundamental skills we use to build and stage a new theatre work, as well as the instant process we go through in getting ideas and new ways of storytelling up on their feet. Whether you’re transforming an existing text, devising a new concept, or wanting to explore the conventions of visual theatre, this workshop offers a solid grounding in building breathtaking images, exquisite transitions, small and large scale puppetry moments, all while building a cohesive ensemble performance.

Visual theatre techniques: Transformation Techniques, Storytelling, Small and Large Scale Perspective, Puppetry, Design Elements, Handheld Lighting and Performance Technologies, Object Theatre, Ensemble Performance, World Building.

Drama curriculum links: Visual Theatre, Contemporary Performance, Puppetry and Children's Theatre, Devising and Ensemble Performance.

You can choose a variety of visual theatre elements for the focus of your workshop.

Duration: Single workshop (90 - 120 minutes) or full day workshop
Secondary Year Levels 7 - 12
Capacity: Up to 30 student
$500 +GST for a single workshop
$900 + GST for two workshop sessions in a day ($450 per session)
$1100 + GST for a full day workshop
All materials included.

A travel fee will apply when the location of the workshop is located outside of the Brisbane City Council area, or when the location is more than 20km from our HQ at Woolloongabba, Brisbane. The travel fee will be outlined upon quotation.

Extend your session: A single workshop can be extended for an additional $200 + GST per hour.

Workshop content includes:

• Conceptual and storyboarding exercises

• Design and construct props & puppets using readily available materials

• Devise content in groups, considering light, scale, music, shape and form

• Discuss constructive feedback

• Polish and present rehearsed performances


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