Basics of Stage Combat

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre


About the Course

The Joan Autumn Holiday Theatre Workshops (13 – 17 years)

This April’s Autumn School Holiday Workshops at The Joan provide specialised theatre making workshops for young performing artists around the Penrith region.

Date and Times

  • Monday, Apr 23 2018 10:00am

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This April’s Autumn School Holiday Workshops at The Joan provide specialised theatre making workshops for young performing artists around the Penrith region. It’s an excellent opportunity for young artists to dive deep into their imaginations and explore new techniques in performing arts creation, as well as sharing the experiences with new friends in the April school holidays.

PROGRAM: Basics of Stage Combat, Ages 13-17

One day course, Monday 23 April

Course Description:

For the Autumn School Holiday Workshops, Karin Kennedy from local stage combat experts Swordplay returns to The Joan with more theatre techniques in stage combat to sink your teeth into! This full day course provides introductory training in the safety aspects, rules of engagement and basic skills for armed combat (AM) and unarmed combat (PM) for the stage.

Fees: $60 for 1-day package

Schedule: Monday 23 April – Stage Combat Course

10am – 10.30am             Registration

10.30am – 12.30pm        Armed Stage Combat with Karin

12.30pm – 1pm               Lunch

1pm – 3pm                      Unarmed Stage Combat with Karin

3pm – 3.10pm                 Exit, Parents arrive and collect children 

Important Information

Who are the workshops for?

The Joan Holiday Theatre Workshops are for young artists aged 8 to 17 years who have some previous experience with theatre. Please take into consideration that the majority of students who attend these workshops have been participating in theatre or drama classes for at least one year.

Who will be teaching the workshops?

The Joan engages professional teaching artists with years of experience as practitioners and as teachers with a passion for teaching young people. Many have performed with professional and independent theatre companies across the state, the nation and internationally. Sharing their expertise and unique style, teachers along with our class assistants will provide support and guidance to all students.

What do I wear?

Wear casual theatre rehearsal wear, something that you already have and feel comfortable in eg. dance tights and top, leotard and tights with skirt or shorts over the top, or track pants and t-shirt/singlet top. Comfortable close-toed shoes are required.

What do I bring?
Please bring your own lunch, snacks and your own bottle of water. Students with any allergies should take appropriate precautions.


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