Participate in a creative process to observe and interpret patterns in the Australian landscape.
Respond with voice, movement and words, collaboratively composing a unique performance or short film. Films become part of the Becoming Australian film series.
“How does what I’m learning change the way I see myself, the natural world, and those who were here before me?”
These workshops follow the fabulous Kangaroo Traps interactive performance (50-90min, and can be tailored to arts students)
Students creating and combining movement and sound in response to the performance (up to 30 students):
Short Workshop (45min)
Long Workshop (90min, Yr5 up)
Full day workshop to create a short, performable piece (2 x 90min) which can then be rehearsed by a teacher and performed.
Full day workshop to create a short film (2 x 90min plus editing time) which we then edit and deliver digitally within 2-3 weeks.
Workshops can also be integrated into camping program. Incursion or packaged experience in Poatina, Tasmania (accommodation available).
“Being able to draw things from the environment instead of being stuck in a classroom…we were actually there to see it.” Yr 9 student, Wagga Wagga Christian College
“Quite different from what we usually do – using sounds and body language.” Yr 9 student, Wagga Wagga Christian College
“Everybody contributed and it made sense – community and purpose.” Yr 9 student, Wagga Wagga Christian College
Drama students at Australian Christian College made the original movement, music/sound and words for this: