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Producing School Performances

  • Nazareth Catholic College - Primary Campus 176 Crittenden Road Findon, SA, 5023 Australia (map)

Book here for Workshop 1 or Workshop 1 & 2 of the Producing School Performances series.

Presenters: Daniela Zagari & Druscilla Fabretto (Performing Arts Educators)

- Workshops to provide a step by step guide to producing a school or community performance

- Examples and activity based ideas for storytelling through movement, characterisation, choreography, music, recording, costuming, sets, props, lighting and promotions

- Suitable for early childhood teachers, primary teachers years R-7 and performing arts teachers

Ticket sales close 9pm Friday 9 March

The 2 workshops will endeavour to give you a step by step guide to plan a successful production. Whether it be a whole school event, class performance, graduation ceremony, Wakakirri or a Christmas concert, the following workshops may just give you the inspiration you are looking for.

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W O R K S H O P 1

The first workshop will focus on the initial development of creating a school performance.

Stage 1 will focus on the introductory elements of organising the event: #Thebigidea

During Stage 2 the facilitators will pay particular attention to establishing the story, the setting, character development and the show stopper: #TheScript

Stage 3 highlights what happens behind the curtain and the scenery needed for the event; choosing music, costumes, props, making sets and establishing committees: #TheScenery

Participants will walk away with a variety of ideas and sequential steps to start planning for their school extravaganza.


W O R K S H O P 2

Stage 4 incorporates movement and characterisation. Participants will explore the realm of choreography and the various elements of dance that will magnify the stage performance: #CentreStage

An integral part of performance is its backstage crew and organisation. Stage 5 gives the participants an insight into lighting and sound management, running sheet examples, correspondence and general administration: #Backstage

Stage 6 the final piece to producing an amazing school performance is through promotion, media communications, reflection and feedback: #Curtaincall

Workshop 2 will take place in Term 2 Week 3. Saturday 19 May 2018 9:15am - 12:30pm. Only want to attend workshop 2? Book here:

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