Three-day musical theatre workshop
30 September - 2 October 2019 - Common Room
Two Production presents three days of singing, dancing and acting for children/youths aged 7 to 15 years old with exciting industry professionals.
Learn amazing musical theatre numbers to perform at the end of the workshop in a fun environment.
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 Helena Harvey and Cameron Mchugh, 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!
Helena Harvey is an experienced educator and theatre practitioner completing her Bachelor of Performing Arts at the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art. She choreographed NASDA’s most recent production Earthquakes in London, was co-dance captain for 42nd Street, performed as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof and Barbie in Wild Cabbage. Helena is passionate about insipring young children to be creative and explore, which she hopes to do through projects such as the original musical she’s helping to write.
Cameron Mchugh is completing his Bachelor of Performing arts at the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art. He is a passionate performer, teacher, writer and musician. Theatre credits include NASDA productions of Earthquakes in London, 42nd Street and Fiddler on the Roof. He acted and co-wrote original music for the production of Blood Wedding. Cameron is currently co-writing an original New Zealand musical alongside Helena and three other students from NASDA, which he hopes to tour around the country once it’s finished.
Ages: 7 to 15
Bookings: Required and non-refundable
Dates: Monday 30 September to Wednesday 2 October 2019
Times: 9.30am to 3.00pm
Venue: Common Room, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch