2015 Projects

Adelaide River Primary School 

Circus with Circus Kathmandu 

Batchelor Area School 

Over the course of 20 weeks in 2015, we provided an artist on a weekly basis for a full day to deliver specialist performance art lessons including circus, dance and music.

 

Creative outputs: 

  • Film clips with FOUR different classes

  • Bachelor School song

  • Creation of The Batchelor School Movie  

  • Development of a music program

  • Development of a weekly circus program for the school

  • Garage band and song writing handbook created 

Belyuen Community

Culture and arts program 

Callistemon House Student Hostel

Continuation of residency from the theatre program which started in 2013. The residency enabled students to experience a range of creative development skills including improvisation, storytelling, monologue delivery, arp-balance and counter-balance etc. 

Darwin High School 

Senior drama students 

Douglas-Daly School

A two day intensive circus workshop exploring circus skills, developing creative play and teamwork through the use of manipulation (juggling, hoops etc.) and body awareness (acro-balance and tumbling). 

Dundee Beach School

We carried out creative movement workshops exploring physical theatre, circus and dance skills. Over the two days learners built up a basic level of skills which was then demonstrated to parents on the afternoon of the second day. 

Good Shepherd Lutheran College

A one week intensive drama workshop took place in Good Shepherd Lutheran College to support year 11 drama assessment. 

Gunbalaya School and Community 

In Gunbalanya we brought the school and community together into this project to build a living shelter story wall. We involved students, their bininj families and student attendance officers in the creation of bi-lingual story friezes for their community. This project provided local artists with employment for the duration of the project. 

Larrakeyah Primary School 

Over seven weeks we worked on two different projects one for drama and the other for circus. For both projects, a game based approach was taken to learning. In drama this enabled learners to explore improvisation techniques and storytelling through performance. 

The game based approach taken to learning circus skills allowed learners to build an awareness of body awareness for acro balance and manipulation skills including juggling, Diablo, poi and hula hoop. Students worked collaboratively to develop skills, gain confidence and work towards an end of term performance.

MacKillop Catholic College

In late 2015, we worked on a series of acting workshops based around character development in scripted monologues with the students of MacKillop Catholic College. This project resulted in increased confidence in students ahead of performing on stage at the end of term. 

Murrupurtiyanuwu Catholic Primary School

 

Numbulwar School

We held a dance residency for one full week in Numbulwar school where two of our dance artists thought hip hop to all students in the school ahead of the schools Christmas performance. 

Parap Primary School

We worked with each class, introducing them to the concept of circus, expectations, safely and the values necessary for achievement within each task so that the whole school benefitted from the skills on offer from the workshop. 

Pigeon Hole Primary School

In Pigeon Hole primary school we held a circus residency for one week to produce a performance for their parents and community at the end of the week. 

Ramingining School

With ten classes of students from transition to high school aged children, the one week intensive project in hip-hop allowed students to build up confidence and a sense of achievement by working intensively with their instructor toward a short dance routine which they performed for fellow students and community members on the final day of the residency. 

Tiwi College

We worked on two seperate projects in Tiwi College in 2015. One was a girls only program in drama and the there was a fun and physical circus workshop to build participant skills and confidence. 

Wagaman Primary School

In a continuation from a project which started in 2013, each class was introduced to the concept of circus, expectations of the art form, safety and the values necessary for achievement within each task. 

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