Back by popular demand! Canvas Bag and the Isaac Theatre Royal are excited to announce the return of the highly successful School Holiday Drama Workshops in the July School holidays.
These workshops are designed to challenge children & teenagers with new ideas about acting and performance. Immerse yourself and learn improvisation skills through a selection of high energy and fun games. Dabble in musical theatre including voice work and contemporary choreography in the beautiful surroundings of the majestic Isaac Theatre Royal.
This July the course will be split into three age groups; 7-10yrs, 11-13yrs and 14-17yrs. The workshop will take place over two days culminating in a showcase of what the students have been working on, performed on the Isaac Theatre Royal stage!
You’ll supply energy, a willingness to learn, and bundles of imagination!
School Holiday Drama Workshops!
Mon 19 July – Tues 20 July 2021
Gloucester Room; The Stagehouse; Ravenscar Lounge
Imagine! Create! Perform!
The Isaac Theatre Royal are teaming up with Canvas Bag Drama School to present an exciting two-day Intensive School Holiday Drama Workshop!
Dates: Monday 19th July and Tuesday 20th July 2021
Time: 9am – 4 pm
Place: Isaac Theatre Royal, 145 Gloucester Street, Christchurch Central
Group 1: 7 – 10 years
Group 2: 11-13 years
Group 3: 14-17 years
Cost: $150 incl GST (workshop lunch additional)
Wear: Comfortable clothing
Workshop lunch is sorted! Take the hassle out of organising and pre-purchase a healthy, delicious lunch for only an additional $15 per day.
Lunches include: a substantial savory item, piece of fresh fruit, a sweet treat and a choice of drink (bottled water, Charlies orange juice pouch or Charlies blackcurrant & apple juice pouch). All dietary requirements will be catered for.
Participants are welcome to bring their own packed lunch.
Annabel has done drama throughout her childhood and found a passion for teaching performing arts. She trained at Excel School of Performing Arts in Auckland and then for the successive two years, at Hagley Theatre Company in Christchurch. Annabel taught year nine and ten high school level drama and has run holiday programme drama workshops through various organisations. Annabel brings energy and excitement to her teaching and loves bringing out imagination and creativity in children. Annabel is currently a teacher at Canvas Bag Drama School and is completing her bachelor’s degree in Teaching and Learning in Primary School Education at Canterbury University.
Josiah believes that involvement with the arts is a journey of constant learning, central to his belief system as an artist is openness, honesty, and punctuality. He is an author of poetry and prose; with his first book coming out in 2019 and his second scheduled for release in late 2020. Josiah’s practice has embraced amateur theatre, combined with the occasional professional or semi-professional role. Currently he is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Anthropology – fuelled by a keen interest in people and what makes them tick.
Brittany graduated from Otago University in 2019 where she completed her Bachelor of Arts majoring in Theatre Studies and minoring in Dance and History. After creating and performing for years she is now training to be a teacher through the University of Canterbury. Brittany is an enthusiastic, bubbly person who has a passion for drama and working with young people.
All participants will receive a certificate detailing the achievement of their intensive holiday drama workshop at the end of day two.