Rockpockalypse: shaping new work in regional Australia

Presented by Jessica Lamb at the 2019 DQ State Conference. In this session, Jessica will present her recent examination of the potential of the role-playing game in theatre-adverse and ambivalent communities, through the case study: ‘Rockpocalypse’. Drawing on an interdisciplinary body of research spanning game theory, frame design and gifting, she will take delegates through… Read more »

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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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SHAPE and REFLECT: Magical Realism and the Brisbane Experience

Presented by Charlene McMenamin and Matthew Ryan at the 2019 DQ State Conference. Designed for Senior Secondary Drama teachers as they shape learning and teaching for Unit  2: Reflect, this workshop will explore ideas for teaching magical realism and drama that reflects lived experience, using Matthew Ryan’s stage play Brisbane. Ryan’s play, set in Brisbane… Read more »

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Sounds Funny: ICT tools for shaping podcasts and radio sketches

Presented by Tavia Seymour at the 2019 DQ State Conference. A practical demonstration of the freely available software and readily available hardware that teachers can use to guide their students into becoming confident shapers of sound. Onstage, soundscapes and effects vitally contribute to mood and meaning. Online, podcasts are increasingly popular, audible has expanded access… Read more »

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