Arts Education 2019

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre provides multiple ways in which young people can engage with the arts, whether it’s through experiencing performances or participation in workshops.

“The Arts also have a unique role for young Australians. Compared to people aged over 24, young people are much more likely to say that the Arts have a big impact on self-expression and creative thinking.” Australia Council for the Arts

Introducing our 2019 Season:

The Sapphires

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Australian Booty

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360 ALLSTARS

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My Urrwai

11 April | 11am Years: 7-12
Curriculum Links/Themes: Storytelling, English, History, Culture and Identity, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander themes.

Ghenoa Gela - little sister, daughter, granddaughter, comic, teacher, fighter, gold medallist, air guitarist, charmer, TV star, Torres Strait mainlander, walking political statement – has made a show.

This is your invitation into the complex political, social, colonial and cultural expectations she navigates every day.

An Education Kit is available for all schools who book. Click here to view an extract of the kit.

A workshop is available for a school that has booked, on a first come, first served basis. For further information please call Melinda Maillard on 4429 5765 or email here

Length: Approx 60 mins (no interval)
Cost: School Groups 8+ students $25 | One teacher free per school group of 8, additional teachers at student price.
For more information about the show, click here.
For a copy of the booking form, click here.

Possum Magic

Years: Preschool, K-4
Tuesday 7 May | 1pm & Wednesday 8 May | 10.30am & 12.30pm
Curriculum Links/Themes: English, Drama, Music, Science, Geography

For more than 30 years, Mem Fox’s Possum Magic has captivated and enchanted young people all over Australia. Grandma Poss loves making magic. She makes wombats blue and kookaburras pink. She makes dingoes smile and emus shrink. But one day, when danger arrives in the form of a snake, Grandma uses her most magical spell to make Hush invisible. Hush has many wonderful adventures. But being invisible isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, and Hush longs to see herself again.

An Education Kit is available for all schools who book. Click here to view an extract of the kit.

Length: Approx 50 mins (no interval)
Cost: School Groups 8+ students $18 | One teacher free per school group of 8, additional teachers at student price.
For more information about the show, click here.
For a copy of the booking form, click here.

Jump First, Ask Later

Tuesday 21 May | 7pm
Years: 5 -12
Curriculum Links/Themes: Storytelling, Creativity, Endurance, PDHPE, Drama, English

Jump First, Ask Later is a high-octane multi award-winning urban portrait of the streets of Western Sydney. Featuring members of the Dauntless Movement Crew and directed by acclaimed choreographer, Byron Perry, this multi-award-winning show tells the stories of six young champions of Fairfield’s underground parkour and street style community.

An Education Kit is available for all schools who book. Click here to view an extract of the kit.

Length: Approx 50 mins (no interval)
Cost: Primary School Groups 8+ students $10 | High School Groups 8+ students $25 | One teacher free per school group of 8, additional teachers at student price.
For more information about the show, click here.
For a copy of the booking form, click here.

Hitler’s Daughter

Tuesday 6 August | 10.30am & 1pm
Years: 5-8
Curriculum Links/Themes: English, Drama, History

The play begins early morning somewhere in the Australian countryside. Four children wait for the school bus and they decide to play a game; a simple game of story-telling. As they shelter in the bus stop from a raging storm, Anna creates an intriguing story and simultaneously on stage we begin to hear the bombing of Berlin and we see Heidi crawl from a bunker.

Length: Approx 60 mins (no interval)
Cost: School Groups 8+ students $18 | One teacher free per school group of 8, additional teachers at student price.
For more information about the show, click here.
For a copy of the booking form, click here.

Picasso and His Dog

Tuesday 3 September | 10am & 1pm and Wednesday 4 September | 10am & 1pm
Years: Preschool, K-6 Curriculum Links/Themes: Storytelling, Creativity, Drama, Visual Art, PDHPE

Inspired by this true story, Picasso and His Dog is a delightful show that celebrates the animals with whom we share our lives while exploring what it is to be creative and to create. One fine spring morning in 1957, Lump arrived for lunch. Lump was an elongated sausage dog with floppy ears and an inquisitive nature. He looked around at Picasso’s villa and then into the deep, brown eyes of the man himself and decided he was home.

Length: Approx 55 mins (no interval)
Cost: School Groups 8+ students $18 | One teacher free per school group of 8, additional teachers at student price.
For more information about the show, click here.
For a copy of the booking form, click here.

DOWNLOADS

2019 Season Education Brochure: click here. To request a printed copy of our brochure click here.

Theatre Experience Guide for Schools: click here.

Risk Management Plan for School Visits: click here.

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