Discover insights into the theatre-making process in our interactive workshops.

We strive to make creative, theatrical experiences accessible to all students in Victoria. Thanks to generous donors we are able to offer free or low-cost workshops to a limited number of regional students in 2021.

Acting Skills

Explore the ways in which actors can create and embody characters in fun, physical exercises that use your voice and body. Gain insight into the work of actors at MTC and how a professional rehearsal room operates.

Suitable for: Year 9+

Duration: 2hrs (can be tailored to your timetable)

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face or virtual

MTC's Production Processes

Through the lens of VCE Theatre Studies, explore the lifecycle of an MTC production. Students learn about what MTC staff and artists do in the planning, development and presentation stages, with concrete examples of tasks and duties. The workshop is presentation-style, with interactive questions throughout, and a concluding activity where students creatively interpret unusual script excerpts in each stage. Where possible, a guest from the MTC production department will join for a Q&A.

Suitable for: Year 10+

Duration: 90min (can be tailored to your timetable)

Mode of delivery: Zoom (or your school's preferred platform where possible)

Exploring Macbeth

Learn more about the characters and context of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth through the lens of the 2017 MTC production. Easily accessible performance tasks bring the text to life in your classroom, as students engage with script excerpts in fun and collaborative ways.

Suitable for: Year 9+

Duration: 2hrs (can be tailored to your timetable)

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face (contact us if you'd prefer a virtual workshop)

Cost

These workshops are made available free or low-cost thanks to generous donors. Contact us to find out more.

Bookings

Email education@mtc.com.au with:

  • your preferred dates/times (please provide at least two options)
  • your school name
  • number of students to participate the workshop

 

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