Acting intensive: Create your own theatre

4 October 2019 - Common Room

Turn dreams into reality by learning how to create a piece of theatre with tution from the experts.

No experience is needed – just come and join in the fun.

Two Productions is a theatre company making innovative, original works from its base in The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora. It’s on a mission to grow and foster Christchurch’s theatre scene with a vision of the city becoming internationally recognised for innovative theatre. They have produced the devised works Moemoea at Te Papa Marae, If You Only See One Show in your Life, The Disaster Brothers, the Basement Theatre season of Balmy, the immersive theatre show, The Powerful Event, on a vacant space in Christchurch, The Wild Hunt for The Body Festival 2014, Open for Business in St. Kevins Arcade, Auckland and The Little Prince for the 2018 Anthony Harper Summer Theatre. The company is passionate about education that is professional, exciting and safe.

Students will learn from Holly Chappell-Eason and Tom Eason, professionals working in the industry and experienced teachers. They will be supervised by adults all day and all they need to bring is lunch, snacks, water, a workbook and their enthusiasm!

Holly Chappell-Eason

Holly Chappell-Eason has a Master of Theatre Arts in directing from Victoria University and Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. She has taught acting at Original Scripts Theatre School for 10 years, had a successful high school teaching career and worked as a director and tutor for Toi Whakaari and Whitireia Polytechnic. She is the co-artistic director and producer of Two Productions.

Tom Eason

Tom Eason studied at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. He has performed in Red Leap Theatre’s Sea and Dust Pilgrim, and Group F’s The Breath of the Volcano and Skin of Fire in the Auckland International Arts Festival. He was a deviser and performer in The Wholehearted for Massive Theatre Company in 2016. Tom has recently performed on the main stage at The Court Theatre in their productions of Astroman. He is co-artistic director of Two Productions and has performed in many of its works.

Ages: 7 to 15

Bookings: Required and non-refundable

Dates: Friday 4 October 2019

Times: 9.30am to 3.00pm

Venue: Common Room, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

$55

Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 30 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.