If you're one of our amazing term students then you will want to know all about The Shortcuts Festival! For anyone who is not sure The Shortcuts Festival is our end of Semester One Festival that showcases all of the students' hard work over the semester. Students have been preparing for this performance in their classes since the beginning of this term. Some might have scripts, others might be devising their performance. Find below the schedule for our tech rehearsals and performances. I suggest highlighting so that you can find the info quickly, it's what I do!
CAIRNS POST HIT AWARDS!
You may have seen my last post but if you haven't allow me to fill you in! This year we were lucky enough to be nominated for the Cairns Post's Hit awards three times:
Best Local Artist or Arts Collective - The Young Company
Best Theatre, Drama or Stage Performance - Children of the Blackskirt AND Wishfly by Dr Jane Modric
These nominations really do mean a lot to us and we are very grateful for the opportunity to work with very talented young people on projects that mean a lot to both us and the performers. If you could take two minutes to vote for us it would be greatly appreciated, even send the link to Grandma, Grandpa, Uncles, Aunties, Cousins, neighbours, fish, dogs, cats, sheep and Evil Villains! Every vote counts!!
You can click the button below to vote for TYC!!
ON THE SPOT IMPRO COMP!
CALLING ALL YOUNG CREATIVES FROM 17-25!! This year The Young Company and REACH will be holding an "On the Spot Impro Comp" for some of the region's best improvisers to go head to head in. Will you be able to outwit, outplay and outperform them all? If you or someone you know is ready to take on the challenge then be fast to register, click the button bellow for more details!! By registering you will get to participate in Improv Training Sessions with our Artistic Director, Mike Elliott, a very experienced improviser who can give you all the tips and tricks you will need to take the trophy!
SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN!
If you're looking for a fun way to beat the heat this holidays then take a look at our Holiday Programs! Our programs run for 4 days with a chance for family and friends to come along and watch a performance at the end of the last day! This holidays we have two great four day programs and one fantastic day program, which is all about improvisation! Each four day program gives participants the opportunity to work with an influential member of the arts community and we are very excited to announce that the Australian Theatre for Young People will be coming up to work with the participants for the first week! The ATYP (Australian Theatre for Young People) are based in Sydney so we are very excited to be able to give students this opportunity. For more details and to book click the button below! Book now to get an Early Bird discount!
Last Saturday the Roving Troupe went out to the Esplanade to do some rehearsing with some unsuspecting members of the public... They all dressed up in their PJS (or should I say woke up?) and headed out to play pillow fight with some unsuspecting people! This was a really great opportunity as the Roving Troupe will be doing a lot performing in and around the public. I think it's safe to say that they had an awesome time and it only wet their appetite for more public performances!! See below for some pictures!
PRIMARY TEACHER PD DAY!
If you are a primary teacher and would love to learn more about drama then come along to our Primary Teacher PD day! This day will be run in association with REACH by Leigh Boswell. If you would like to book or learn more then send the fabulous Leigh Boswell an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
GET YOUR DANCE ON!
On the 19th of March TYC is hosting a glow in the dark disco! Keep an eye out for the details in the newsletter (attached below) because it is going to be one AWESOME night!
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Hopefully this wasn't too much of an information overload! Look out for next week's entry when we take you on a backstage tour of TYC!
Have a great week!
This is Evelyn, exiting Stage Left!