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”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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”
On Sunday December 13, Dramawerkz students got to gather for the first time since March and view their film, ‘Lyre Bird’ on the big screen at Sun Theatre! We are so proud of our students for everything they’ve done to make the best of 2020 – what a beautiful end to a long year.
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!”
I think it’s safe to say that 2020 has not gone as anyone had planned. In February, Dramawerkz students were busy creating and rehearsing ‘Lyre Bird’: a brand new show that was to premiere at Stratford Shakespeare on the River festival in April. Then… well… I think we all remember April. Nevertheless, we’ve continued ourContinue reading “‘Lyre Bird’”
Dramawerkz students are still playing and creating online throughout lockdown. Today we took inspiration from Kyall Shanks’ ‘Colour Series’ and built our own worlds of colour from household items. Have a flip through these photos, because they’re pretty cool
As Victoria goes into a second state-wide lockdown, we at Dramawerkz prepare for another online term. We’ve got big plans of projects both large and small, and look forward to embracing our creativity in this second bout of isolation. It’s a time where we must look after each other, while also staying apart and thatContinue reading “We’re back online!”
What a semester! The globe has been rocked by Covid-19, bushfires and worldwide protests and for the first time, these massive global events have really hit home, changing the way our small community interacts. Online classes and social distancing have been a challenge for all, but the way I have watched our students create, collaborateContinue reading “Dramawerkz Semester 1 2020 Newsletter”
This has been a big semester – both globally and in our classrooms – and in amongst all of the uncertainty, I have been consistently uplifted by the positive attitudes and artistic ability of Dramawerkz students. Term 2 has seen our students invest their time into the making of short films about anything their heartContinue reading “Dramawerkz Short Films to Premier on YouTube!”
What a milestone! So proud of our students for their commitment and spirit today – we played some great games, told stories and even met some pets. We look forward to the term ahead!