Devising Theatre: Viewpoints & Composition

Presented by Dr Lynne Bradley & Nicole Reilly at the 2019 DQ State Conference. Since 1992 Zen Zen Zo has been introducing Queensland to new theatrical forms and practices, including Physical Theatre, Viewpoints, Butoh, Suzuki Method, Site-Specific Theatre, Immersive Theatre and Intimate Theatre. This practical Masterclass explores the dynamic world of devised theatre through Viewpoints… Read more »

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Seizing the Senior Syllabus

Presented by Rachel Ford at the 2018 DQ State Conference. The new senior drama syllabus provides many opportunities and challenges for Queensland Drama teachers. A critical component in preparing students for success in Year 12 is to ensure they have a solid understanding of, and experience with performance-making, dramatic form and dramatic structure. Participants in… Read more »

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Practical Forming – What and Why?

Presented by Deb Wall, Sue Pearn, & Tricia Clark-Fookes at the 2017 DQ State Conference. Back by popular demand to explore what’s coming next for Queensland Drama education, workshop participants will have opportunities to engage with Practical Forming tasks such as Directing and Demonstrating a Devised Concept. Advantages and disadvantages of various Forming assessment instruments… Read more »

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Finding Direction

Presented by Charlene McMenamin at the 2017 DQ State Conference. Aimed at senior Secondary Drama teachers, this workshop will share ideas for teaching and assessing directing. This includes ideas for developing a unit of work and assessment tasks (Forming), along with a practical workshop demonstration and participation. These structures, approaches and activities can be applied… Read more »

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