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These practical workshops offer insights from professional artists giving students a head start in finding creative ways to tackle their own projects. Workshops are perfectly timed to give students a strong starting point for their design and writing projects ahead of the summer break.

 

INTRODUCTION TO SET DESIGN
with Katja Handt

Designer Katja Handt takes students through principles and elements of theatrical set design and approaches to working on the HSC Drama IP. This workshop includes practical activities in set design, giving students the opportunity to view a designer’s portfolio.

During the workshop students will explore:

  • The process of designing a set for a show from the first script reading to opening night
  • The role of set design in the overall production and the director’s vision
  • The tools available to the set designer: three dimensional shape and texture
  • How to use a floor plan, scale and a scale model

When: 9.30am – 12.30pm, Saturday 17 November 2018

Where: Belvoir Warehouse, 18 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills

Cost: $60 per student

Book online here or call 02 9699 3444

 

INTRODUCTION TO SCRIPTWRITING
with Tom Anson Mesker

Playwright and Actor Tom Anson Mesker will unpack with students the theory and practice of writing a play. Students will learn key ideas about structure, story and character development. The workshop includes practical activities in playwriting, giving students the opportunity to work with a playwright to shape ideas.

During the workshop students will explore:

  • The theory and practice of dramatic composition
  • The process of writing a script – consideration of space and time, defining characters and character development, story development
  • Writing monologues for characters
  • How to write a scene

When: 9.30am – 12.30pm, Saturday 17 November 2018

Where: Belvoir Warehouse, 18 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills

Cost: $60 per student

Book online here

 

INTRODUCTION TO COSTUME DESIGN
with Imogen Ross

Designer Imogen Ross explores the essential principles of costume design and offers starting points for theatre in relation to approaching the individual project. This costume design workshop includes practical design activities and gives students the chance to examine a professional costume designer’s portfolio.

During the workshop students will be introduced to:

  • Process of designing costumes from initial design ideas to the final costume on stage
  • The elements that make an effective costume design
  • Role of costume design in the overall production
  • Tools available to the costume designer: line, colour and texture

When: 1.00pm – 4.00pm, Saturday 17 November 2018

Where: Belvoir Warehouse, 18 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills

Cost: $60 per student

Book online here or call 02 9699 3444

 

Contact Details

For enquiries please contact Belvoir Education at [email protected]