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Belvoir is running a series of professional learning workshops via Zoom for teachers in Term 4, 2020.

Learn from industry professionals fundamental skills to pass on to your students. Through practical activities and discussion you will experience and take away activities and strategies for teaching costume design, monologue performance and creating a monologue from source material. Join us online with your colleagues from all over NSW for one or more teacher workshops.

Where: Digital – via Zoom

Cost: $85.00 per teacher, per workshop + booking fee

COSTUME DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

During the workshop you 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
• Activities and strategies for teaching costume design in the classroom
• Q & A with designer Imogen Ross and participating teachers

Digital

When: 1.00pm – 3.30pm, Friday 30 October 2020

Where: via Zoom

Cost: $85.00 per teacher (Booking fees apply)

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APPROACHES TO MONOLOGUE PERFORMANCE

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 you will learn to teach by example through practical activities to explore the dramatic concepts of character, goal, audience, conflict, stakes & staging.

During the workshop you 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
• Activities and strategies for teaching monologue performance in the classroom
• Q & A with actor and director Anna Houston and other participating teachers

Digital

When: 1.00pm – 3.30pm, Friday 6 November 2020

Where: via Zoom

Cost: $85.00 per teacher (Booking fees apply)

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APPROACHES TO MAKING A MONOLOGUE

Playwright, Actor and adaptor Benedict Hardie will unpack the elements of creating a monologue text with action, tension, conflict and character. Learn dramaturgical techniques in building and adapting an original monologue piece from a variety of source materials. The workshop includes practical activities in structure, story and character development.

During the workshop you will be introduced to:
• Principles of dramatic action
• Strategies for bringing characters to life
• Writing dialogue and stage direction
• Approaches to redrafting and structure
• Rehearsal room techniques for honing the draft
• Q & A with actor and writer Benedict Hardie and other participating teachers

Digital

When: 1.00pm – 3.30pm, Friday 13 November 2020

Where: via Zoom

Cost: $85.00 per teacher (Booking fees apply)

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