Registration for Taster Workshop
Kicking-off in 2021, Accelerate Ensemble is a new performance ensemble for young adults with disability who want to explore their own arts practice and work together to push the boundaries of what theatre can DO.
If you’re interested in participating in Accelerate Ensemble, please register and attend the taster workshop to get a hands-on experience of what the program will be like. (N.B: Participation in a taster workshop is a requirement of being selected for the Accelerate Ensemble program, commencing on 28 April 2021.)
When: 4-6pm, Tuesday 30 March
Where: Civic Theatre Playhouse (375 Hunter St, Newcastle - entry off Hunter Street)
Register: Please complete the form below. Registrations are essential as places are limited.
Accessibility: Auslan interpreted and audio described (only if participants select these features in the registration form by 5pm, Thursday 25 March)
After the taster workshops, participants who wish to be considered for Accelerate Ensemble will be invited/supported to submit a simple Expression of Interest.
Accelerate Ensemble is a partnership between Tantrum Youth Arts and Civic Theatre, supported by Beyond Bank Australia.
Important information for prospective participants
What: Accelerate Ensemble is a new creative program (ongoing), consisting of weekly workshops/rehearsals throughout 2021. Selected participants will receive training in performing and making theatre, leading to the creation and presentation of exciting new performance works
When: Wednesdays starting from 28 April 2021 (excl. school holidays and the first week of each school term)
Where: Newcastle City Hall (290 King St, Newcastle) - Banquet Room
Who: Young adults with disability who are:
Aged between 18 and 30
Living and/or working in Newcastle
The program is suited to independent NDIS participants with an interest in performing and making their own creative works. No experience required! Each workshop will be led by Tantrum’s Artistic Director/CEO Chris Dunstan and supported by another artist from Tantrum, with additional assistance provided by Civic Theatre / City of Newcastle staff. We understand the importance of working with participants’ existing supports to establish an inclusive and dynamic creative space.
If you have any questions, or need help with this form please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (02) 4929 7279.