HSC | Performance (Part 2)

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Workshop:
Students
When:
Part Two:
Three Tuesday Evenings

6.00pm-7.30pm
Wednesday 3 November
Wednesday 10 November
Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Online via Zoom
Cost:
$100.00 per student (Booking fees apply)
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PERFORMANCE: MONOLOGUE SERIES
PART TWO: PERFORMING MONOLOGUES

Suitable for students commencing their HSC in Term Four 2021, embarking on their HSC Drama Individual Project: Performance

About this workshop series

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

This series is delivered in two parts.

Part One explores how to write a monologue inspired by your own personal interests. This writing series is specifically for students who are looking to write their own monologue for the IP: Performance. Read more about Part One: Making Your Monologue

Part Two explores approaches to performing a monologue using text analysis and rehearsal practices.

Enrol in either part of the monologue series, or both. Students wishing to write their monologue are encouraged to do both parts of the series.

ABOUT PART TWO: Performing Monologues

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

This acting series explores performing techniques to prepare and rehearse a monologue. During the series 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

This workshop is intended to help you create your a rehearsal practice and work with your chosen text (self-written or found) through practical exploration of acting techniques, guided by a Belvoir artist. Artists delivering this workshop will not be providing guidance on specifics of the HSC requirement. For information on your practical exam you should consult your teacher.


DIGITAL WORKSHOPS

Held online via Zoom
Log in details are sent to participants on the day of the workshop

TO PREPARE: Participants will need:

  • bottle/glass of water
  • a clear, flat space on which to do writing activities during the workshop
  • a clear space to sit or stand in view of the camera where you can move freely during the workshop
  • writing tools of choice – paper & pen or pencil, on-screen writing program (i.e Word, Google Docs, etc.)
  • your monologue text or a sample monologue (samples will be sent to participants after booking)

SET UP: Participants should:

  • make sure you have a comfortable seat and a flat surface to write or draw on
  • use your real name on the Zoom platform, not a nick name
  • keep microphones on mute until it is your turn to contribute
  • be set up in a quiet place where you will not be interrupted and other people will not appear in frame during the workshop
  • have all materials ready in their workspace when the workshop commences
  • leave meeting at the end of the workshop