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Devising Theatre for Social Comment

Presented by Shock Therapy

Thu 14 Mar
Devising Theatre for Social Comment

Devising Theatre for Social Comment

Sam and Hayden share their rigorous approach to devising, together with the training methods that make up their signature style. The workshop will look at the impact of Boal and Brecht, and covers how physical theatre creates inventive, performer-centric storytelling. 

Links to Curriculum:

General Drama 11 -12
Unit 1: Share, Unit 2: Reflect and Unit 3: Challenge  

Applied Drama 11-12
Collaboration, Unit C: Contemporary and Unit D: Commentary 

Drama 9-10 

  • Investigate use of elements of drama, performance skills and/or conventions to communicate and/or challenge ideas, perspectives and/or meaning in drama across cultures, times, places and/or other contexts.

  • Develop performance skills and/or techniques to manipulate elements of drama and/or use conventions to communicate the physical and psychological aspects of roles and characters consistent with intentions. 

General Capabilities: Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Literacy, Personal and Social capability. 

Thu 14 Mar
Studio 1 – HOTA Central
Free to all school groups attending FUEL performances.
Bookings limited to 2 school groups (max 40 students)
Thu 14 March - 11:30am

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