An intensive week of drama workshops for Victorian students with limited access to the arts.
We're looking for a group of young people from across Victoria for our annual Betty Amsden Youth Scholarship Course, a life-changing week of drama workshops at MTC. The course provides an opportunity for young people with limited access to the arts to learn and develop drama skills, gain confidence, self-awareness and self-expression whilst building friendships and a lifelong affinity for theatre. All meals are provided, and accommodation is available for a limited number of students from regional Victoria.
This program is offered free of charge to students who would not otherwise have access to an extra-curricular drama program due to economic, geographic or personal barriers.
When and where?
Monday 20 September - Friday 24 September 2021
Southbank Theatre, The Lawler
Who is eligible?
Young people who:
- Are aged from 14 to 16 years at the time of the course
- Are currently enrolled in secondary school in Victoria
- Would not usually have the opportunity to participate in an intensive drama course due to disadvantage in one or more of the following areas: economic, educational, geographic and/or social/personal
We strongly encourage teachers to nominate students who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those with disabilities.
How do I apply?
Applications for 2021 are now closed.
MTC gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Betty Amsden Foundation.
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