In 2013, the Empire Theatre is presenting a diverse array of performances specifically designed for young audiences, as well as assisting young people to get maximum benefit from attendance at other productions by offering:
Animal Farm by George Orwell | Thursday 2 May, 7.30pm
Queensland Ballet's Giselle | Wednesday 22 May, 7.30pm
Expression Dance Company's R&J | Thursday 6 June, 8pm
Slut by Patricia Cornelius | 7-9 June
Nadia & The Blue Flamingo | Saturday 29 June, 11am
Piano Lessons by Anna Goldsworthy | 5-6 July
Ensemble Theatre's Frankenstein | Tuesday 23 July, 8pm
Oz Opera's Don Giovanni | Tuesday 6 August, 7.30pm
Queensland Symphony Orchestra | Friday 9 August, 7pm
Possum Magic | 19-20 August
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare | 12-15 September
The Empire Theatre provides professional development opportunities for teachers throughout the year. Our 2013 PD workshops include:
Circus and Physical Theatre - The Sault Poets
Senior Syllabus - Tricia Clark-Fookes
Contemporary Theatre - shake and stir theatre co (Animal Farm, Statespeare)
Contemporary Dance - Lisa Wilson (Lake, Contour)
Digital Partnership - National Australian Teachers of Media Conference
Conducting in Schools - Sam Nester (Brian Boak Bursary winner)
Choral Singing - Mark O'Leary (Young Voices of Melbourne)
Register your interest for the above proposed workshops to stay up to date with developments. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Empire Youth Arts aims to enrich and empower the youth in our region through the performing arts. Term-based workshops are held throughout the year for youth as well as additional opportunities to develop their skills. Find out more about Empire Youth Arts.
We also offer Technical Tours to students from Grade 4 onwards. These tours showcase our state of the art facilities and provide students with a practical insight into the workings of the Theatre.
These tours may be planned to suit your syllabus needs, from a brief familiarisation tour to more extensive technical training for senior students. Cost will be provided on application. Find out more about Empire Theatre Tours.
To find out how your school can be involved with the Empire Theatre, please contact us at email@example.com or call 07 4698 9900.