The Young Playwright Project: Ivy Kršlović

Another week of online classes is made brighter with another of our young playwrights joining us to develop their new work! Today, we met with @_ivy_k_, whose awesome new play covers themes of girlhood and empowerment.  The Young Playwright Project is supported by @bendigocb_altlavpcook🎭 Image Description: Desktop screenshot. On the left of the screen is an openContinue reading “The Young Playwright Project: Ivy Kršlović”

The Young Playwright Project: Samira Reason

Today, we met online with the first of our writers for The Young Playwright Project: @samira.reason ! Samira is an experienced performer, choreographer and writer studying theatre at @vca_mcm.  Today’s rehearsal consisted of a brilliant score created by @megpie____which asked us to create “volcano jars”: small collections of all the items we would save if we had to leaveContinue reading “The Young Playwright Project: Samira Reason”

Congratulations Scarlett! VCE Drama Dux.

We are so proud to share that Dramawerkz Youth Theatre student Scarlett Davidson has been recognised as her school’s Dux of VCE Drama! Scarlett is a fantastic actress, artist and writer and while this achievement is to be commended in any year, it is especially incredible given the adaptability and creative limitations Scarlett had toContinue reading “Congratulations Scarlett! VCE Drama Dux.”

Catching up with our Alumni: Shevaun Pope

On the eve of our first Dramawerkz Youth Theatre class of 2021, I’ve had the chance to catch up with another Dramawerkz alumni: voice teacher and speech pathology student Shevaun Pope! Here’s what we got to discussing: Mia (CEO): What is your favourite memory from your time at Dramawerkz? Shevaun: My favourite Dramawerkz memory wouldContinue reading “Catching up with our Alumni: Shevaun Pope”

Catching up with our Alumni: Greta Doell

Greta Doell is a theatre maker and ex-Dramawerkz student, who trained with me (it’s Mia Boonen here: the CEO!) while we were teens. The other day, we had a virtual chat about some of the memories we made, and what Greta has been up to since those days. Mia (CEO): What is your favourite memoryContinue reading “Catching up with our Alumni: Greta Doell”

Dramawerkz in 2021

Interested in joining Dramawerkz Youth Theatre in 2021? Join us for a FREE trial lesson on February 6! Places are limited so message us here on facebook, call 0413414587 or email to reserve your place today. Dramawerkz Youth Theatre is a fully hands-on performing arts program, open to students aged 13-25, where young peopleContinue reading “Dramawerkz in 2021”

Join us for a ‘Lyre Bird’ Community Screening, this Friday at 7:30!

This semester, students at Dramawerkz have focused their creative energy on the creation of a ‘Lyre Bird’ film – making the best of the strange strange circumstances this year has brought upon us. Join us in a celebration of the hard work and determination students have shown throughout 2020… and watch a good film whileContinue reading “Join us for a ‘Lyre Bird’ Community Screening, this Friday at 7:30!”