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.

Belvoir offer a range of workshops, from monologue performance to costume and set design. Workshops for students are typically held at Belvoir and suitable for students in year 10, 11 and 12.

HSC IP Workshops

We run a series of workshops in November each year to provide industry insight into areas related to the HSC Drama Individual Projects. These are suitable for year 11 students who have commenced their HSC course in Term 4, or are doing a compressed curriculum.

Workshop topics include:

• Monologue Performance
• Costume Design
• Set Design
• Model Making
• Stage Management
(for VET Entertainment students)

Student Workshops at Belvoir are arranged for individual students to book in, with their peers or independently.

HSC IP Costume Design

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

In Person

When: 1.00pm – 4.00pm, Saturday 21 November 2020

Where: Belvoir Warehouse, 18 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills 2010

Cost: $65.00 per student (Booking fees apply)

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Digital

When: 1.00pm – 4.00pm, Saturday 28 November 2020

Where: via Zoom

Cost: $65.00 per student (Booking fees apply)

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HSC Playwriting

Playwright Kendall Feaver (My Brilliant Career) will unpack 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:

  • Principles of dramatic action
  • Strategies for bringing characters to life
  • Writing dialogue
  • Approaches to redrafting and structure
  • Rehearsal room techniques for honing the draft

Digital

When: 1.00pm – 4.00pm, Sunday 22 November 2020

Where: via Zoom

Cost: $65.00 per student (Booking fees apply)

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HSC IP Monologue Performance

Actor and Director Benedict Hardie explores the elements that make up an engaging monologue with practical approaches to the individual project. In this workshop students will learn dramatic concepts of character, goal, audience, conflict, stakes & staging.

During the workshop students will be introduced to:

• The process of breaking down a script to find objectives, motivations and actions
• Role of physicality and internal motivations for characterisation
• Tools available to an actor when rehearsing a monologue and seeking feedback

Digital

With Actor and Playwright Benedict Hardie

When: 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Sunday 22 November

Where: At Belvoir – 18 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills 2010

Cost: $85.00 per student (Booking fees apply)

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PERFORMING MONOLOGUES - SERIES

Actor and Director Anna Houston Introduces the elements that make up an engaging monologue and offers practical approaches to the individual project. In this workshop students will participate in improvisation and practical activities to explore the dramatic concepts of character, goal, audience, conflict, stakes & staging.

During the workshop students will be introduced to:

• How to build physicality and vocalisation techniques to enhance performance
• The process of breaking down a script to find objectives, motivations and actions
• Role of physicality and internal motivations for characterisation
• Tools available to an actor when rehearsing a monologue and seeking feedback

Digital

With Actor and Director Anna Houston

When: 6.00pm – 7.30pm,

Part 1 – Tuesday 3 November 2020
Part 2 – Tuesday 10 November 2020
Part 3 – Tuesday 17 November 2020

Where: via Zoom

Cost: $100.00 per student (Booking fees apply)

CONTACT DETAILS

For more information about our education programs, please get in touch.

Education Manager Jane May
Education Coordinator Stevie Bryant

[email protected]
+61 (2) 8396 6241

Other Belvoir Workshops

Workshops for School Groups

Teachers can book workshops for their school group to be run at Belvoir or in school. These are offered at a flat rate for 5-30 students.
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Workshops for Teachers

We also run NESA approved professional Development workshops for teachers.
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Workshops for Adults

Belvoir Development run a series of workshops for adults.

Corporate Workshops
Online Workshops