The Workshop Program provides room to explore the artform, and to develop confidence as a creator and performer, as well as broadening social networks, and providing social and emotional development. Classes are run in line with school terms, and delivered in Nightcliff and Palmerston.
WORKSHOPS TIMES CAN TO CHANGE FROM TERM TO TERM
Nightcliff Community Centre - 18 Bauhinia Street
Palmerston Recreation Centre - 11 The Boulevard
Acting and Drama
Little Sparks 4-6 years
A introduction to performance through theatre games, story-telling, music and movement.
NIGHTCLIFF - Saturday 9:00-10:00am
Stage One 7-9 years
Developing performer confidence through theatre games, story telling, character development, basic stage skills and an introduction to creating short performance pieces.
NIGHTCLIFF - Wednesday 3:30-5:00pm
PALMERSTON – Tuesday 4.00-5.30pm
Acting Up 10-12 years
Introduces participants to working with scripts whilst continuing to build skills through improvisation, character development and devising a short performance.
NIGHTCLIFF – Thursday 3:30-5:00pm
NIGHTCLIFF – Friday 3:30-5:00pm
PALMERSTON – Tuesday 5:45-7:15pm
Drama Studio 13-15 years
A focus on devising performances that are character based, while honing technique, script work, performance skills and stage confidence.
NIGHTCLIFF – Thursday 5:15 - 6:45pm
PALMERSTON – Monday 4:00 -5:30pm
Drama Ensemble 15-18 years
Participants develop stage confidence and audition capacity through an exploration of theatre styles. As an ensemble they will devise and create performance seasons.
NIGHTCLIFF – Wednesday 5:15-7:15pm
PALMERSTON – Monday 5:45-7:45pm
Ground Based Circus
Little Rockets, 6-8 years
An introduction to circus with an emphasis on body awareness, and developing coordination and balance. Participants will focus on basic acro and tumbling as well as exploring circus toys [hula hoops, poi etc].
NIGHTCLIFF – Monday 3:00-4:00pm
NIGHTCLIFF – Saturday 10:15-11:15am
Dynamite Circus, 9-16 years
Building strength and flexibility through conditioning, participants will further develop acrobatics and manipulation as well as beginning to specialise their particular skills.
NIGHTCLIFF – Monday 4:15-5:15pm (1hr Term $165/$150*)
NIGHTCLIFF – Saturday 11:30am -1:00pm
Ninja Circus, 11-18 years
Includes elements of parkour, acrobatic tumbling and circus. Participants gain the confidence, fitness and focus required to achieve the leaping and balance skills needed to be a modern day Ninja.
NIGHTCLIFF – Saturday 1:30-3:00pm
Circus Troupe (by invitation or audition)
A group of dedicated circus enthusiasts developing their specialty area
(on ground and in the air) and collaborating to create performances.
NIGHTCLIFF – Monday 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Flight School 101, 9-15 years [beginner aerial]
Focusing on building strength, body awareness and aerial vocabulary, participants will be introduced to tissu, trapeze and aerial strength training.
NIGHTCLIFF – Tuesday 4:15-5:45pm
High Flyers, 10-17 years [intermediate aerial]
Prerequisite – one term of Flight School or approved experience.
Participants will hone their aerial skills, coordination and strength, and begin to develop performance pieces and routines as well as beginning to focus on individual apparatus.
NIGHTCLIFF – Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm
Explorers, Primary school years [Additional Needs]
Circus is for everyone,Participants will focus on building strength, body awareness and development coordination and balance.
NIGHTCLIFF – Tuesday 2:45-3:45pm