Secondary education

four indigenous performers, one man and one women standing, one man and one woman sitting with desk and books in front of her, standing man has hands in air describing something

EXPLORE, DISCOVER, EXPRESS.

 

 

Enjoy the benefits of arts education with our Education Program. Increase knowledge of social and cultural issues. Enhance communication and expression. Build confidence and teamwork skills. Develop creativity.

Our secondary education program offers arts experiences across a range of genres. Learnings are delivered in an intimate and inclusive environment.

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A new original work exploring themes of resilience, mental health, relationships and identity.

DATE 14 July 7pm
VENUE Kingston Butter Factory
AUDIENCE Secondary (15+)
WARNINGS This performance contains adult themes, coarse language, references to domestic violence, suicide and depression, blackouts, and haze.
ARTFORM Drama
COST Students $15

One free teacher ticket for every 10 student tickets booked.

WORKSHOP: 14 July 1pm (maximum of 30 people)

For workshop enquiries or bookings contact the Box Office on 3412 5626

LINKS TO CURRICULUM

The Arts (Drama/Dance/Music), HPE, English, Sose and Media Studies.

Performance Genres
Physical Theatre, Political Theatre, Epic Theatre, Mime, Multiple Role Playing, Comedy, Monologue and Live Music

Themes

Mental Health, Resilience, Identity, Relationships

Education resources pack available on request.

 

By the Mamas Boys Collective.

Traversing theatre, hip hop, poetry, and the boys’ imaginings of classic texts, Brothers Book Club is as inspirational as it is hilarious and unflinchingly honest.
You’re going to want to be part of this Book Club.

DATE 27 July 6.30pm (preview); 28 July 7.30pm; 29 July 7.30pm; 30 July 7.30pm; 2 August 11am & 6.30pm; 3 August 6.30pm; 4 August 7.30pm
VENUE Kingston Butter Factory
AUDIENCE Secondary (15+)
WARNINGS Adult themes around race, culture and relationships; Some coarse language
ARTFORM Drama
COST Students $15

One free teacher ticket for every 10 student tickets booked.

EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

Pre or Post show workshops may be available with directors Ari Palani, Claire Christian and/or the Mamas Boys for your students. Workshops can be tailored to suit the needs of your students, units of work and texts in line with the REFLECT and TRANSFORM units of work.

 

LINKS TO CURRICULUM

From, Style & Conventions
Magical realism, Contemporary performance, Realism, Multi-Form (dance, hip hop, poetry), Transformation of classic texts

Senior Syllabus Units
Grade 11 Unit Two: Reflect;  Grade 12 Unit Four: Transform

Also suitable for Grade 10 students.

Themes

Family, Growing Up, Culture & Community, Literature, Manhood / Masculinity, Friendship

Education resources pack available on request.

Them

by Samah Sabawi

In a city at war, five young people count down the days before a boat sets sail for a safer place. Who will leave, who will stay, and what will their choices cost them?

DATE 9 August 11am, 7.30pm; 10 August 11am.
VENUE Kingston Butter Factory
AUDIENCE Secondary (14+)
WARNINGS This production contains themes of war which may effect those with experience of conflict.
Adult themes, moderate language, and sudden loud special effects.
ARTFORM Drama
COST Students $15

One free teacher ticket for every 10 student tickets booked.

 

LINKS TO CURRICULUM

THEM is rich in themes and access points for students of English, Theatre Studies and Drama, International and Gender Politics, and History.

Performance Genre
Drama

Themes

Identity, belonging and displacement.

 

Four young Aboriginal women from regional Australia, who like singing country music, suddenly get the chance to change their tune and their lives.

DATE 26 August, 7.30pm
VENUE Logan Entertainment Centre
AUDIENCE Secondary (14+)
ARTFORM Musical Theatre
COST Students $15

One free teacher ticket for every 10 student tickets booked.

LINKS TO CURRICULUM

The Arts (Drama/Dance/Music)

 

The Boy Who Talked to Dogs

Young Marty is a triplet. One of three, only he is the odd one out, the runt of the litter. No one understands him, except his dogs.

DATE 2 September 7pm
VENUE Logan Entertainment Centre
AUDIENCE Secondary (14+)
WARNINGS This performance contains references to domestic violence
ARTFORM Drama
COST Students $15

One free teacher ticket for every 10 student tickets booked.

LINKS TO CURRICULUM

The Arts (Drama/Dance/Music)

THEMES Belonging & family, Violence, bullying & safety, Memory & perception, Coming of age, Survival, Mental health

Study Guide available on request

Silence

SILENCE is an urgent call for TREATY, highlighting the stories and struggles of First Nations communities since colonisation.

DATE 11 & 12 October 7pm
VENUE Logan Entertainment Centre & Kingston Butter Factory
AUDIENCE Secondary (14+)
ARTFORM Dance Theatre
COST Students $15

One free teacher ticket for every 10 student tickets booked.

LINKS TO CURRICULUM

GENERAL DANCE: UNIT 3
How does a choreographer’s cultural background affect the communication of their viewpoint in dance?
DANCE 7–10
Analyse a range of dance from contemporary and past times to explore differing viewpoints and enrich their dance making, starting with dance from Australia and including
dance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and consider dance in international contexts.
ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER STUDIES
ARTS IN PRACTICE
DANCE; DANCE IN PRACTICE
DRAMA; DRAMA IN PRACTICE
ENGLISH; ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE
CURRICULUM PRIORITIES
Aboriginal perspectives and Torres Strait Islander perspectives.

Teacher notes & workshop available on request

 

A beautifully observed, humorous and poignant play, Ray Lawler’s much-loved tale of two Queensland cane cutters who for 16 years have worked up north in the brutal sugar cane fields and travelled back to Melbourne to meet up for five months of partying and romance with their barmaid girlfriends.

DATE 26 October 7pm
VENUE Logan Entertainment Centre & Kingston Butter Factory
AUDIENCE Secondary (14+)
ARTFORM Drama
COST Students $15

One free teacher ticket for every 10 student tickets booked.

LINKS TO CURRICULUM

The Arts (Drama/Dance/Music)

 

 

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