Fundamentals of Voice, Body & Text Acting Class with Accomplished Theatre Maker Anna Loren, Black Box Theatre, Monday nights, November 4 to December 2

Fundamentals of Voice, Body & Text Acting Class with Accomplished Theatre Maker Anna Loren, Black Box Theatre, Monday nights, November 4 to December 2

Over 5 weeks, this Fundamentals of Voice, Body & Text acting class will guide you through the foundational elements necessary to harness your full potential as an actor. Join actor, theatre maker and facilitator, Anna Loren at The Black Box Theatre and take your acting to the next level. You’ll develop new and innovative approaches to storytelling and character, expand your skill base and grow your craft. Classes run Monday nights, 6:30pm-8:30pm for 5 weeks from November 4 until December 2.  Cost: $190 for the 5 week course To Book: www.trybooking.com About Anna Loren Anna holds an MA in Ensemble Theatremaking from The Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, London and brings over a decade of teaching experience to the Sunshine Coast’s Black Box Theatre. Recently returned from London where she faciliated for The Rose Bruford Youth Theatre, NCS The Challenge and the Drama Club, Anna has also taught locally for The Actors Workshop, Brisbane and NIDA Open programs. A recipient of the Rose Bruford International Scholarship, Anna is currently one of eight emerging playwright’s chosen to participate in Playlab New Writing Theatre’s Incubator Program. She is a full time resident at The Old Ambulance Station and was recently awarded an RADF...
Create Your Own Lampshade-Fabric Workshop, Saturday 21 September, Black Box Theatre

Create Your Own Lampshade-Fabric Workshop, Saturday 21 September, Black Box Theatre

Join Julie Hillier from Ministry of Handmade for this fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living workshop and create your own professional standard drum or empire lampshade from scratch. Using fabric of your choice, make a new decor item that will be the hero of a room or to co-ordinate with existing furnishings. The fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living program is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund and council’s Living Smart program. Date: Saturday 21 September from 2pm to 5pm Where: The Black Box Theatre, The Old Ambo Cost: $105 Tickets: Sunshine Coast...
Create A Coil Basket Using Recycled Fabric, Saturday 21 September, Black Box Theatre

Create A Coil Basket Using Recycled Fabric, Saturday 21 September, Black Box Theatre

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as creating a useful object from scrap materials! As part of the Sunshine Coast Council’s fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living program, learn a new skill and have some fun while you inject your personality into the making of a coiled basket using recycled fabrics. Karen Wright from Zenzero Design will be your tutor and guide you step-by-step through the process. The fabric - Slow Fashion, Artful Living program is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund and council’s Living Smart program. Dates: Saturday 21 September from 10.00am to 1.00pm (Workshop 1); Saturday 21 September from 2.00pm to 5.00pm (Workshop 2) Where: The Black Box Theatre, The Old Ambo Cost: Each workshop is $95 Tickets: Sunshine Coast...
How to Make Loops and Beats with Ambo Media Makers, Wednesday & Thursday 25 & 26 September

How to Make Loops and Beats with Ambo Media Makers, Wednesday & Thursday 25 & 26 September

In this two day Loops and Beats workshop, you’ll gain the essential skills needed to sample sounds and create loops and beats using midi, virtual instruments and audio. Topics covered in the workshop include: importing, recording, editing and layering sounds; applying effects and creative processing to loops and beats; and how to combine samples with virtual instruments. You will also learn how to mix and export your finished loops and beats as audio files to use in your own projects. This workshop will suit anyone entering any genre of electronic music or someone who wants to add new techniques to their current production skill set. When: 9.00am to 2.30pm, Wednesday & Thursday 25 & 26 September Where: Ambo Media Makers at the Old Ambo Cost: $132 Bookings: Eventbrite Enquires: Robyn Cook, 0458 723 590 or...
Make a Podcast with Ambo Media Makers

Make a Podcast with Ambo Media Makers

Make a Podcast with Ambo Media Makers, 10.00am to 2.00pm Sunday 26th May and Sunday 9th June. Join international award winning radio veteran, locative audio storyteller and podcaster, Hamish Sewell, for a two-part workshop on Podcasting. These hands on sessions are designed to develop a framework and all the practical skills to make you very own podcast.  “Our appetite for podcasts continues to grow across multiple genres, led by compelling true crime stories with real impacts on injustice in our society. At the heart of such podcasts are strong stories that engage listeners, no matter their gender.” 2018 ABC podcast survey Podcasts are exploding via digital media and streaming services. Thanks to digital streaming and an extraordinary range of different kinds of shows available, podcasts afford one of the most intimate listening environments today and a unique opportunity for organisations and businesses to showcase their stories. They can be listened to anytime and in a multitude of places and space: from planes and trains to automobiles. In Australia alone, according to the ABC, listeners are tuning in on average for 6.5hrs a week.  Workshop One: 10.00am to 2.00pm, Sunday 26th May. Laying the Ground, will cover the essential things you need to know: from a short study of podcasts, to developing your ideas, to essential equipment, audio production tools, to podcast hosting platforms and marketing.  Workshop Two: 10.00am to 2.00pm, Sunday 9th June. Developing Practical Skills, will take a hands-on first-steps approach to building your podcast. From drafting your scripts, to basic microphone and audio handling skills, to recording audio and using a multi-track editor. Cost: $160 per attendee Bookings: Robyn Cook,...
Masterclass workshop for performance artists – Friday 18th & Saturday 19th January

Masterclass workshop for performance artists – Friday 18th & Saturday 19th January

Theatrelab: 2019 commences with a Masterclass for performance artists in taking Voice and Text into Performance with two nationally acclaimed theatre actor/teacher/directors, Dianne Eden OAM and Jennifer Flowers. VENUE: The Black Box Theatre, at the Old Ambulance Station, Nambour MASTERCLASS TIME: Friday 18th January 6.00pm to 9.00pm and Saturday 19th January 10.00am to 4.00pm.  COST: $70; Sunshine Coast Theatre Alliance members, $50; Youth, $30 FURTHER INFORMATION: https://bit.ly/2FdmrPs BOOKINGS: https://bit.ly/2H11Ak7 About Dianne Eden OAM As head of Voice and Acting at QUT for 23 years Dianne Eden OAM has nurtured two generations of actors.  She was recognised for her extraordinary commitment, with an Alan Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award. Dianne is Australia’s first Designated Linklater voice teacher and is a member of the guest Faculty at Shakespeare & Company, Massachusetts. She completed post graduate voice and text studies with Fran Bennett (California Institute of Arts); Patsy Rodenburg (at Guild Hall, London); and Cicely Berry.  About Jennifer Flowers Dianne will be working beside Jennifer Flowers, an actor/director and teacher who has worked extensively for all major theatre companies in Australia. She is the recipient of a Churchill Fellowship and has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Matilda Award for her contribution to Queensland Theatre as well as numerous Matilda Awards. She has served on several Theatre Company Boards and contributed to peer assessment panels for Arts Queensland. TheatreLab 18:19 is supported by Sunshine Coast Council through the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional...