PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS 2019 (BY SENSORIUM THEATRE) – The Artground

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS 2019 (BY SENSORIUM THEATRE)

Sensorium Theatre is Australia’s only performance company making live shows specially designed for children with disabilities. They are the incredible mastermind behind Oddysea, an interactive multi-sensory performance developed for audience with additional needs.

Two-day masterclass with Sensorium Theatre
Friday 1st (Friday) & 2nd (Saturday) November 2019, 10am – 5pm                        Venue: The Artground

Calling artists from all disciplines: Musicians, Set, Sound and Lighting Designers, Performers, Puppeteers, Dancers, Storytellers, Textile Artists, Visual Artists

Are you interested in making interactive, immersive work that enables universal access for audiences including those with disabilities?
Are you interested in collaborating cross-culturally?
We are looking for artists from all disciplines to take part in Research and Development sessions exploring the idea of making a new interactive multi-sensory performance installation that is a collaboration between Australia’s Sensorium Theatre and artists from Singapore.

Using a piece from the National Museum of Singapore collection as a stimulus, Sensorium Theatre Artistic Directors Michelle Hovane and Francis Italiano will explore ideas and discuss the principles of multi-sensory theatre making for universal access.
Following this 2-day masterclass, selected artists will be invited to gain practical experience assisting Sensorium Theatre performers to deliver workshops and performances to children with disabilities during a season of their show, Oddysea. This will take place 4th-18th November at The Artground.

 

 

 

ABOUT
SENSORIUM THEATRE

Sensorium Theatre from Perth is the only professional theatre company in Australia who designs and develops productions for young audiences with special needs.

They hope to improve the lives of children with disabilities by sparking their imagination.

Since their founding in 2010, they have enchanted thousands of young people with disabilities with the magic of live theatre.

Sensorium Theatre has performed at multiple venues across Australia including the Sydney Opera House, and was also featured on Australia’s ABC News Breakfast Show.

 

   


 

 

Dates/ Times:
1st Nov, Friday:  10am – 5 pm
2nd Nov, Saturday, 10am – 5 pm
Age Group : Adults only
Tickets: $180
Book Tickets: https://sensoriumtheatre-masterclass-2019.peatix.com/
Venue: The Artground (Whitebox), 90 Goodman Road, #01-40, Block J, Singapore 439053.
For enquiries, please email: kimi@theartground.com.sg

 

Criteria for participants:

Essential
 Experience and/or interest for creating work for children with disabilities
 Availability of selected artists for an artist briefing and protocols Monday 4th November, 10am – 4pm
 Availability to attend at least 3 x 1.5 hrs workshops/performances with children with disabilities between November 4th-18th

Desirable 

Experience/Interest in creating:
 multi-sensory work
 interactive & immersive performance
 cross disciplinary creation
 cross cultural collaborations

*4th-18th Nov timing
Workshops in school: 5th Nov – 8th Nov (am/pm)
Performance timing: 9th Nov, Sat (10am, 1pm & 3.30pm), 10th Nov, Sun (11am & 2.30pm), 12th Nov, Tue (9am, 11am & 2pm), 13th Nov, Wed (11am & 2pm), 14th Nov, Thur (9am, 11am & 2.30pm), 15th Nov, Fri (11am & 2.30pm), 16th Nov, Sat (11.30am & 2.30pm), 17th Nov, Sun (11am)

The long-term vision of this program is to investigate the desire and potential to develop a new performance work through a cross-cultural collaboration between artists from Singapore and Sensorium Theatre.

The workshop also includes an opportunity to watch Oddysea with audience with additional needs.