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Outreach

WA Youth Theatre Company is delighted to offer fully-funded Schools Outreach, thanks to our Partner, Healthway, promoting the Act Belong Commit message.

“This program above all helps to increase confidence and self esteem, in particular with our students who come from such diverse backgrounds. I find it helps girls from countries where women don’t have a voice to become more self-sufficient and independent.”

– Drama Teacher, Dianella Secondary College

Keen to know if we do Outreach?

Yes we do!

Act-Belong-Commit Outreach offers theatre extension activities to secondary students in low socio-economic, or low-ICSEA, Perth metro schools at no cost to schools or participants. Centred on performance and theatre-making, this program is a great first experience of WAYTCo for new, diverse, and non-traditional participants, and a stepping stone into our other performance programs.

In 2022 the program will be presented in an 8-week, 1hr/week format. We will work with customisation requests where possible, (e.g. 4x 2hr long sessions, or 2x 4-week programs), and schools may certainly request a shorter program, however, there is a cap of 8hrs/school.

Outreach is delivered by practicing professional artists who are scheduled following careful vetting and consideration of their experience teaching young people, especially kids at risk.

PLEASE NOTE: This program is not intended to be used to assist drama teachers with their direct workload (i.e. with curriculum delivery or putting on school productions), rather it should value-add to classroom teaching. Program roll-out is dependent on tutor availability.

Schools Outreach 2022 arises from our partnership with Healthway and proudly carries the Act Belong Commit health message.

Complete the form below to express interest.

 

Term 3 Program (SAMPLE)

WEEK

WHAT

WHO

WHEN

TIME

(Tuesdays)
1 Intro & Safe Practice Yr 9 drama class 26 July 9:50-10:50
2 Play building fundamentals Yr 9 drama class 2 August 9:50-10:50
3 Improvisation Yr 9 drama class 9 August 9:50-10:50
4 Devising Yr 9 drama class 16 August 9:50-10:50
5 Devising Yr 9 drama class 23 August 9:50-10:50
6 Devising Yr 9 drama class 30 August 9:50-10:50
7 Rehearsal Yr 9 drama class 6 September 9:50-10:50
8 Showing Yr 9 drama class 13 September 9:50-10:50

Schools Outreach EOI

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