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Education Workshops

Discover a world of stories, history and information to support classroom learning.

  • Dates:Weekdays during 2020 school tern dates
  • Time(s):Weekdays 9:45am, 11:00am, 12:30pm
  • Venue:Education Centre, State Library of WA

Details

  • Audience:Adults

Description

Discover a world of stories, history and information to support classroom learning. The staff in the Education Program facilitate a diverse program of FREE guided and self-guided workshops suitable for school groups, from Kindergarten to Year 12. Students will explore the Library's collections, investigate Western Australian history and be creative with technology and storytelling, The workshops link directly to the Western Australia curriculum and run for an hour.

Weekdays during 2020 school terms dates: 9:45am, 11:00am and 12:30pm.

FREE. Bookings essential: slwa.info/educators

Gecko Ensemble Term 1

Join the Barking Gecko Theatre Company for acting fun during Term 1 2020!

  • Dates:Feb 6 - Apr 8
  • Time(s):Various times at various locations
  • Venue:various locations

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts,Acting
  • Audience:Toddlers (1-3),Kids (4-12),Teens (13-17)

Description

Barking Gecko Theatre Company offer a range of different theatre workshops for all different ages and in different locations! Every week for 9 weeks of the school term, groups of children come together in a supportive and guided environment to learn new skills. It’s a place where they can stretch their imaginations, play, create and discover.

Age groups include

- Little Geckos (age 5-7) 

- Junior Geckos (age 8-12)

- Senior Geckos (age 13-18) 

Locations include Nedlands, Subiaco, Kwinana, Karratha, Kununurra, Midland, Bunbury and Thornlie 

LETS - Learning English Through Story Time

Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) is a literacy program for families with children ages 3-4 years for whom English is not their first language.

  • Dates:Mondays from 17 February - 30 March
  • Time(s):10:00am - 11:00am
  • Venue:The Education Space

Details

  • Audience:Toddlers (1-3),Kids (4-12),Parents

Description

Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) is a literacy program for families with children ages 3-4 years for whom English is not their first language. The program aims to support parents and their children develop their English language skills and build positive home literacy practices in a supportive and friendly environment.

FREE. Bookings essential, as there are limited spaces.

To book please email: [email protected]

Metro Writer's Group At Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

Workshop your playwright skills with the Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company this Autumn.

  • Dates:Mar 7 - Apr 4
  • Time(s):Wednesday Evenings and Saturday Mornings
  • Venue:Blue Room Theatre, 53 James Street, Perth WA 6000

Details

  • Interests:Performing arts,Acting
  • Audience:Youths (18-25),Adults,Seniors

Description

Yirra Yaakin invites aspiring First Nations playwrights to participate in an intensive playwriting program that guides writers through craft and writing sessions aimed at turning ideas into scripts.

At the culmination of the workshop program, six writers are selected for one-on-one assistance to help them prepare their scripts for a public reading. The new works developed by these members of the Writers Group are read by professional actors at our annual NAIDOC Week event, Yirra Yaarnz.

The next Writers Group workshop sessions will be held on Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings, commencing on Saturday 7 March and concluding on Saturday 4 April.

Yirra Yaarnz 2020 will be held on Friday 10 July & Saturday 11 July at The Blue Room Theatre.

To express your interest in joining The Metro Writers Group, please email [email protected] or call 9380 3040.

Ngalaka Daa Ensemble

Hone your theatre skills with the Ngalaka Daa Ensemble workshop for students with the Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company.

Details

Description

The Ngalaka Daa Ensmeble is an exciting and unique opportunity for students to participate in an intense series of workshops and rehearsals leading to a number of curated public performance opportunities.

Following the success of our Junior Sonneteers Program, 2020 will see the expansion of our Youth Ensemble through a collaboration between Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company, WAYTCo and Propel Youth Arts WA.

Driven by the sharing of Noongar language and culture, the program will provide participants with the opportunity to receive intensive individual development in theatre making, performance and language skills at a professional level.

Successful participants will partake in a series of workshops and rehearsals leading to a number of curated public performance opportunities.

As a member of the Ngalaka Daa Ensemble participants will gain access to training with industry leaders including performance preparation, vocal techniques, movement techniques / physicality, Noongar language (comprehension and articulation), acting techniques (various forms and styles), monologues, dialogues and ensemble work, embodiment of text and Noongar physical theatre processes.

In addition to providing people with opportunities to participate in the arts, the Youth Ensemble program is also an avenue in promoting the sustainability of one of the oldest languages on the planet, while promoting cultural awareness and reconciliation, along with a greater sense of connection and understanding of the community they live in.

For more information about this program please contact our Education Officer at [email protected] or (08) 9380 3049

Age: 15+

Venue: King St Arts Centre

Dates:

20 – 24 April 2020 (Auditions Week)
27 April – 29 June 2020 (Weekly Rehearsals) | 6 – 10 July (Performance Opportunities)

Price: Free

In association with WAYTCo and Propel Youth Arts WA.

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