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.

Upcoming workshops

School Holiday Workshops

BUILDING A CHARACTER

Digital Workshop

Chelsea Zeller - Photograph by James PenlidisActor Chelsea Zeller explores the essential principles of characterisation and offers starting points for building a character from text. This performance workshop includes practical activities and gives students the chance to engage with professional techniques to explore a character.

During the workshop students will be introduced to:

• Process of breaking down a script to discover character
• The elements of building a character through improvisation
• Role of physicality and internal motivations for characterisation
• Tools available to an actor when starting to explore a character

Suitable for students in years 9, 10 and 11 (ages 14-18).

When: 10.00am – 12.00pm, Wednesday 30 September 2020

Where: Digital – Belvoir Zoom*
*Log in details will be sent to participants 15 minutes before the session starts.

Cost: $35 per student

Bookings: Click here to book online or call Belvoir Education on 02 8396 6241

INTRODUCTION TO COSTUME DESIGN

Digital Workshop

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

Suitable for students in years 9, 10 and 11 (ages 14-18).

When: 10.00am – 12.00pm, Wednesday 7 October 2020

Where: Digital – via Belvoir Zoom*
*Log in details will be sent to participants 15 minutes before the session starts.

Cost: $35 per student

Bookings: Click here to book online or call Belvoir Education on 02 8396 6241

Other Workshops

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
OUR STUDENT WORKSHOPS

In light of the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Belvoir will temporarily suspend our on-site workshop program. The health and safety of our audience, staff and actors is always our first priority.

HSC IP Workshops

We run a series of workshops in October and 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.

2020 Booking information coming soon!

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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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