TEEN DRAMA: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST PRODUCTION

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TEEN DRAMA: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST PRODUCTION

250.00

CLASS: Sundays, 5.00-6.00pm, Playing Field Studio, City
AGE RANGE: 13-17 (confident 12 year olds accepted)

Classes begin Sunday 13 May (Sunday of Week 2, Term 2)
First class and last class will be 2 hours long 5-7pm.
All other classes are 1 hour.
Final class and performance will be 8 July.
Classes: Playing Field Studio, corner of Barry Drive & Kingsley St, Acton

Prerequisite: students enrolling in this course require prior experience in drama. 

In this nine week course for teens, students will audition, rehearse and perform an abridged version of the classic and very funny play, The Importance of Being Earnest. Along the way, students will learn about character development, English accents, line-learning strategies and the comedic style of the play (farce). Please read about the characters and plot of the play here

The script will be adapted to suit the number of enrolled students and students must be happy to learn lines outside of class. All roles are interesting and challenging for students. Students will audition during Lesson 1 based on advice provided on enrolment. 

The course will end with a free public performance of The Importance of Being Earnest.

Tutor: Kirsty Budding. Kirsty lives and works in Canberra as a theatre producer and teacher. She has been shortlisted for the Sydney Theatre Company Young Playwright’s Award (2008) and has won the Canberra New Playwright’s Award (2008); the Canberra Area Theatre Award for Best Original Work (2014); and the Short+Sweet Festival Best Script Award (2016). More recently, Kirsty was a semi-finalist in the 2017 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest, Los Angeles. Kirsty’s playwriting appears in The Voices Project: Encore Edition (2015) published by Currency Press, Sydney and her anthology of monologues Paper Cuts: Comedic and Satirical Monologues for Audition or Performance (2017) is published by Blemish Books, Canberra. Kirsty has produced and directed a range of youth and adult productions and especially enjoys working with teens who love acting and all things theatre.

Status: Currently accepting enrolments

Fee: $250 per term. 

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