Production and Design Workshops
Black Swan offers a range of performance, production, design and management workshops, which are beneficial for students undertaking drama examinations.
All participants receive a certificate of participation, including the teacher, which can be used towards WACOT professional learning.
Target Audience: High School Drama Students Years 10-12
Where: At your school (no extra charge) or at the State Theatre Centre of WA (room hire charges will apply)
Bookings: Four weeks before the desired date.
Duration: Two hours
Participant maximum: 25
Cost: $325 ex GST & mileage
Choose from the following: Lighting, Sound, Set, Props and Costume.
Assist students with production design elements when working on a production. Concentrating on the design element specified by the teacher and placed in the context of a full production, discussing the role of the designer and their part in the team. Identify key aspects of the design element and the responsibilities of the designer.
Choose from the following: Stage Management, Production Management and Arts Management.
Assist students with production management elements when working on a production. Concentrating on the management element specified by the teacher and placed in the context of a full production, students will discuss the role of the manager and their part in the whole team. Identify key aspects of the management element and the responsibilities of the manager.
Set Design & Model Making
Duration: Two hours or a full day
Participant maximum: 20
Cost: Two hours $325 ex GST & mileage; Full day $700 ex GST & mileage (9am-12pm, 1-3pm); Modelling clay $50
Exploring the creative process of design whilst teaching the students the importance of scale, the spatial environment, line, colour and texture. This workshop can be tailored to address the specifics of your chosen venue.
Duration: One hour
Participant maximum: 25
Cost: $175 ex GST & mileage
Assisting students with the process involved in marketing a performing arts production. Our visiting tutor will concentrate on the marketing element specified by the teacher and will place the element in the context of a full production.
Are you interested in finding out more about what happens during our workshops? Read this interview with Ingrid Proos, who conducted a costume workshop for Black Swan in 2009.
For more information or to book a workshop, please contact:
Black Swan State Theatre Company Education and Community Access Manager
Phone: (08) 6212 9310 Fax: (08) 6212 9318
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