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Technical Theatre Workshop

  • Mt. Carmel College 33 Newcastle Street Rosewater, SA, 5013 Australia (map)

COME ON DOWN for the best technical workshop you could ever hope for! Teachers have always requested technical expertise to reinforce their skills in the difficult areas of costume design, lighting design and make-up. So, this workshop gives you an hour with each area and an expert to inspire and inform you. Don’t lose this opportunity to engage with fellow teachers and be mentored in a hands-on way. All of this is practical information that you can instantly apply to your next production.

How could you make costumes that are striking on stage with a range of materials?

How could you use projection more, or vary the scope of ways to use your stage lights?

How would you do a messy abrasion or fracture using stage make-up?

All this and more is being offered by DSA in a half day, workshop based, Professional Learning Opportunity, so make sure you register now!!

Ticket sales close on the 1st of October.

RUTH MORRIS – Costume Design

Ruth Morris has been creating costumes and media for theatre productions since 2009, working closely with various directors and designers to fulfill challenging briefs. In this workshop, the theories and processes of theatrical costume creation will be explored, with tips on designing for versatility, practicality and limited budgets.

Alexander Ramsay – Lighting Design

Still in the early years of his career, Alexander is an Adelaide-based lighting designer who has been honoured to with companies across Australia including State Theatre Company SA, ERTH Visual & Physical Inc, Loud Mouth Theatre, Urban Myth Theatre Company, Gilbert and Sullivan Society SA, Adelaide Festival of Arts, Adelaide Fringe Festival.  Alexander thrives on experimenting in the world of independent theatre - working with small budgets and nonexistent stock to create immersive and engaging worlds through light, and hopes to continue to explore and discover 

PHIL GRUMMET – Makeup Design

Phil has been a supplier and practitioner of stage make-up for over 30 years. He has worked widely for film television and theatre companies as well as doing the Christmas pageant make-up for countless years on a voluntary basis. He is highly regarded in the field by practitioners from every avenue of drama and is often called on to problem solve or do exceptionally tricky make-up. Given his background as a professional pharmacist, he often makes his own concoctions of blood etc. and is keenly aware of health and safety. He is an entertaining presenter and a master craftsperson and we are lucky to have his wealth of wisdom and experience in teaching a session on special effects.


Earlier Event: September 1
The Creative Classroom (Part 2)
Later Event: October 26
Primary Drama/Arts Resource Swap
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