Direction & Design for Young People

Direction and design for young people 


This WA Youth Theatre Company short course is for emerging artists who have an interest in directing and designing for large scale theatre productions. This is a two day intensive workshop with the second half of the program to be run in 2021 which will give a hands on experience of working behind the scenes. 

Join designer Zoe Atkinson (Hecate, Ghost in My Suitcase) and musical theatre and opera director Brendan Hansen (Assassins, I Am My Own Wife) as they share their industry secrets to help you develop and craft your skills, as well as provide you with the opportunity to put them into practice. 

This initial intensive two day course will cover designing for theatre productions on a large scale, from stage to costume as well as directing singers and actors for music driven productions. It will look at the fundamentals of direction and design for theatre and also focus on the importance of the collaborative possibilities of directors and designers realising a shared production vision. 

Important information: 
This course will run over two Saturdays, from 9am-5pm. 

Date: 17th and 24th of October
Time: 9am-5pm 
Where: The King St Art Centre, WAYTCo Studio, Level One 
Cost: FREE 

This is an incredible opportunity to learn from some of Australia’s best, so don’t miss out! 

Please note that applicants must be 17 and over to apply. 

Send your expressions of interest which inlcudes your information, any previous experience and why you would like to particpate in this course to by the 10th of October to secure your spot.