As a NSW Institute of Teachers’ endorsed provider of Institute Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at Professional Competence, The Project – Schools Industry Arts will again be presenting six Professional Development courses for teachers in association with The Seymour Centre in 2013 following our successful launch in 2012.
Presented as one day courses or two day programs within the working theatre of the Seymour Centre, each course will draw on the skills of leading performing arts industry professionals. The Project - Schools Industry Arts and its tutors are committed to delivering a practical, hands-on learning environment to equip primary and secondary teachers with the skills, confidence, connections and inspiration to deliver outstanding arts education programs through extra-curricular activities and programs that harness dance, drama, music and VET Entertainment syllabuses.
Places in each course are limited. To book your place, call the Seymour Box Office on 02 9351 7940 or visit www.seymourcentre.com.au
SHOW CHOIR 13th & 14th August 2013
Australia’s love of the Show Choir phenomenon continues to build and schools are embracing this exciting medium in their Performing Arts curriculum and extra-curricular activities. Participants of this program will explore theming, music selection, mash-up, choralography production elements, theatrical direction and everything schools need to create a stellar Show Choir. Teachers will leave the course confident to develop a vision and identity for their choir and bring their performance to life on stage. Click here to find out more
STAGE AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT 19th & 20th March OR 30th and 31st July 2013
Performing Arts teachers are often loaded with managing school concerts, assemblies, live events, musicals, presentations and theatrical performances. All of these activities demand theatrical knowledge, rehearsal management, technical skills, show calling and production management. This is gritty, hands-on learning within a working theatre that can be applied at school level but also directly translates to teaching various curriculum content in Drama and VET Entertainment syllabuses. Click here to find out more
TEACHING VET ENTERTAINMENT SYLLABUS 24th & 25th June OR 22nd & 23rd October 2013
For teachers trained in teaching VET Entertainment, this program is presented in a working theatre and provides the opportunity to attain relevant and up to date knowledge, industry experience and skills through hands-on learning. Tailored to participants’ requests to cover both compulsory and elective units, with skills learnt directly translating to the delivery of curriculum. This is an opportunity to idea share with fellow VET teachers on best practice for delivering this ever-evolving curriculum for students. Click here to find out more
LARGE-SCALE PERFORMANCE 4th June OR 5th November 2013
This one of a kind program caters to the popular school movement towards large-cast performance, whole-school events, parades, flash-mobs and mass movement exhibitions. Presented by a world leader in large-scale choreography who has directed, choreographed and produced segments for multiple international events, this course equips participants with the inspiration and tools to plan, produce, rehearse and master the skills required to work with 40, 400 or 4000 performers. Click here to find out more
MUSIC THEATRE 7th & 8th May OR 3rd and 4th September 2013
This course catapults music theatre into the 21st century, making it relevant and accessible to teachers, students and audiences. Presented by professional performers, designers and directors from the industry, this program ticks all the boxes: directing, staging, music, song delivery, choreography, design, lighting, stage management and publicity. Teachers will leave the program with a personalised manual to lead the music theatre program for their school. Click here to find out more
NARRATIVE DANCE 19th February 2013
Story-telling through dance can be tricky, but this course will equip teachers with the skills to stage a narrative dance performance that will fuel the hearts and minds of students and audiences. Most performance events for schools demand teachers navigate sets, costumes, choreography, and music. Whether creating a narrative dance performance for competition or in-school, this course will draw on the skills and experiences of teachers and industry professionals with years of experience in this field. Click here to find out more