MAY WORKSHOP SESSION 1: NON-LINEAR
Brutal Utopias speaks in rich, resonant metaphors to examine the eternal clash between lofty ideals and realpolitik, and the search for perfection in a world that is tilting imminently toward chaos.
DATE & TIME: Fri 27 May, 10am – 1pm
FACILITATOR: Stephen Carleton
The Non-Linear workshop focuses on Brutal Utopias by multi-award-winning playwright, Stephen Carleton and its connection to Unit 1: Non-Linear (Share). Stephen Carleton, Playlab Theatre’s Playwright in Residence, will present the workshop and explore the non-linear dramatic form through his new work, Brutal Utopias.
Participants will get a copy of the supplied text and a ticket to a preview performance*.
*Preview tickets are non-transferrable to another date.
TEACHING THE CURRICULUM – AN EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP SERIES
Playlab Theatre’s series of Professional Development workshops are back in May and July 2022 with more content and deeper connections to the current Drama curriculum.
Designed to unpack the conventions of form, style and structure, these workshops provide practical strategies and ideas to explore texts, engage students, deconstruct meaning and the manipulation of the elements of drama across different genres.
Delivered over 2 days, each of these 4 workshops will explore a specific unit through an in-depth analysis of a new Australian play. Flexible options are available for the series. Choose to attend the full series, two days, one day or individual workshops.
Book now to bring the stage into the classroom and gain deeper insights into the stories that are shaping our nation.
- Full Series: Four workshops $259.00 (including four free publications, two preview tickets* and lunch).
- One Day: Two workshops $140.00 (including two free publications, one preview ticket* and lunch).
- Individual Workshops: $69.00 (including a free publication)
*The preview tickets are non-transferrable to another date.
All workshops will be held at Brisbane Latvian Hall, please email all enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAY WORKSHOP SESSION 2: EPIC THEATRE
DATE & TIME: Fri 27 May, 2pm – 5pm
The Epic Theatre workshop focuses on Slow Boat by Anna Yen and its connection to Unit 3: Epic Theatre (Challenge). The workshop will present and unpack the conventions of Epic Theatre and elements of drama in the new epic work, Slow Boat. >> View full workshop information.
JULY WORKSHOP SESSION 1: THEATRE OF THE ABSURD
DATE & TIME: Fri 22 Jul, 10am – 1pm
The Theatre of the Absurd workshop focuses on New Babylon by multi-award-winning playwright, Stephen Carleton and its connection to Unit 3: Theatre of the Absurd (Challenge). Stephen Carleton, Playlab Theatre’s Playwright in Residence, will present the workshop and unpack the conventions of Theatre of the Absurd by delving into his own absurdist work dealing with the climate change crisis. >> View full workshop information.
JULY WORKSHOP SESSION 2: TEACHING FIRST NATIONS THEATRE
DATE & TIME: Fri 22 Jul, 2pm – 5pm
The Teaching First Nations Theatre workshop focuses on Playlab Theatre’s new production, debuting in March, Face to Face by First Nations playwright, Emily Wells and its connection to Unit 3: Theatre for Social Comment (Challenge). The workshop will cover the protocols and perspectives for teaching First Nations work. Participants will get a copy of the supplied text. >> View full workshop information.