Calling All Young Thespians - Youth Theatre Is Back!
Monday, 06 Feb 2023Young theatre-lovers are invited to join the Youth Theatre Troupe at Griffith Regional Theatre this year, with sessions catering to young people aged between 9 and 18.
The after-school drama classes are available for junior students aged 9 to 12 on Tuesday afternoons and senior students aged 13 to 18 on Monday afternoons.
Facilitated by new Troupe Leader Melanie Toscan, students will learn a range of drama and performance skills in a fun and supportive environment. Junior Troupe will enjoy improvisation, scripted workshopping, group and solo performance work as well as theatre sports and games.
Senior Troupe will focus on performance techniques for stage and group performance work. Senior Troupe will also will get to create, develop and perform a short show, with input from Statera - a professional production company during Term 1 & 2.
Manager of Griffith Regional Theatre, Marg Andreazza, said we’re glad to have Melanie on board for 2023 and are looking forward to having the drama troupe kids back at the Theatre again.
“It is such a great program for kids interested in the performing arts or just looking for something different to do,” said Mrs Andreazza.
“We’re especially excited to provide a performance opportunity to the senior students with guidance from theatre company, Statera - we can’t wait to see what the students come up with!”
Junior Troupe costs $80 for a six-week block and runs on Tuesdays from 4.30pm to 5.30pm, commencing on Tuesday 14 February and will conclude on Tuesday 21 March.
Senior Troupe is $120 for an eight-week block and runs on Mondays from 5pm to 6.30pm, commencing on Monday 13 February and finishing up on Monday 3 April.
Service NSW Creative Kids vouchers can be used to pay for enrolment.
Troupe students and their families will be eligible for discounted tickets to selected shows throughout the year.
Enrolments can be made at the Box Office, by calling 6962 8444 or visiting www.griffithregionaltheatre.com.au
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