Summer Performance Challenge

summerperformancechallenge2When: August 11/12/13
Where: Central Library, Swindon
Who: For ages 9 – 12

We’re really excited to offer this exciting drama adventure which is being run by theatre company The Last Baguette in conjunction with Pageturners book project.

Over three sessions you will take part in drama workshops; create your own short performance piece inspired by the spookiest, most mysterious library books; and turn it into a performance for our last-day finale!

You must be able to take part in all three sessions. Tickets are £5 per child and can be booked via Swindon Central Library in person or via 01793 463238

August 11th: Drama Boot Camp! 3 – 5.30pm* (Note that this session is slightly longer than the others)
In this session you will take part in two fun workshops to learn some brilliant tips and techniques for putting together and performing your own short dramas. We’ll tell you all about the spooky, creepy and mysterious stories we’re working with and show you lots of ways to bring a story to life.
There will be a short break, so please bring a drink and snack with you.

August 12th: Lights! Camera! Action! 3 – 5pm
In this session you will break into smaller groups and work together to create your own mysterious melodrama or spooky scene for the stage. Sidney and Tristan from the Last Baguette Theatre Company and Lesley from Pageturners will be there to help you every step of the way!

August 13: Showtime! 3 -5pm
This is where you perform your short pieces to an audience of family and friends. You will have an hour to practice first. Family and friends are invited to attend the finale from 4pm where there will be music, books and brilliant performances!

To book call Swindon Central Library on 01793 463238.

For further information and queries contact Leon Flower, Outreach Lead: LFlower@swindon.gov.uk

 

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