Summer Holiday Series: In Person

Welcome to Jump StART Youth Theatre!

Explore our Summer Holiday Program today.

Summer is coming, and Jump StART is ready to make it a holiday to remember! We’ve got more planned for you than ever before, with workshops available online and in person, and spanning from three-hour intensives to a full drama packed week. So don’t delay, join us to Jump StART your creative journey today!

Night at the Zoo

For School Years K – 2

WHEN
Weds 20th Jan 9am-3pm

WHAT
What do the animals do once the visitors have left and the zookeepers have all gone to bed? On this night at the zoo adventure, we’re going to find out! 

In this all day, fun-filled drama workshop, we’ll embody our favourite animals and tell the stories of what they might get up to when no one else is watching. Join us for penguin tea parties, lion dances and giraffe volleyball!

WHERE
Darlo Drama
16-18 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst, NSW

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

  • Teamwork
  • Creating characters and exploring physicality
  • Building stories
  • Creative play
  • Presenting a group performance

World Creation Week: The Fortune Teller

For School Years 3 – 6

WHEN
Mon 11th – Fri 15th Jan, 9am-3pm

WHAT
Ever peered into a crystal ball and imagined what it would be like to see into the future? Ever wondered if magic or time travel could be real? For one week, we will bring your imagination and wildest dreams to life, building our very own play, set around the concept of fortune telling. Will it be a high-tech world of robots, underwater cities, or living on a new planet (with some alien friends perhaps)? Join us to create the future you want to see.

WHERE
Darlo Drama
16-18 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst, NSW

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

  • World building and understanding genre
  • Storytelling and story structure
  • Exploring character archetypes
  • Working as an ensemble 
  • Stagecraft and performance skills in relation to an original work

Stage and Screen Masterclass

For School Years 7 – 9

WHEN
Mon 18th Jan, 10am-4pm

WHAT
Ready to take your screen and stage acting to the next level? This workshop is designed for emerging performers passionate about honing their craft and exploring performing across mediums.

Whether you are a seasoned performer or just starting out, this workshop will be full of fun and challenge as we interrogate script analysis and try out performance techniques used by your favourite world-class actors.

WHERE
Darlo Drama
16-18 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst, NSW

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

  • Performing the screen
  • Performing for stage
  • Script analysis
  • Working and communicating effectively with scene partners
  • Interrogation of techniques including the work of acting theorists Uta Hagen, Chekov and Lecoq

Audition Technique

For School Years 10 – 12

WHAT
This intensive session is designed for our upper school students interested in stepping out of the classroom and into a professional performing arts setting. Whether you have your sights set on drama school or a professional gig, this workshop is for you. Together we will explore the difference between a screen and stage audition, navigating the etiquette and expectations of both you and your panelists. There will be multiple performance opportunities, as we work on short contrasting scripts for different mediums, and you’ll get the chance to hone your monologue skills and expand your repertoire.

* This special masterclass is capped at 5 students

WHEN
Tues 19th Jan, 10am-1pm

WHERE
Darlo Drama
16-18 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst, NSW

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

  • Audition preparation, expectations, and etiquette
  • Audition skills for TV commercials, film and television, drama schools and theatre
  • Improvisation, ‘cold reads’, scene work, and monologue technique

Creative Kids

As a registered provider for the Creative Kids program, you can redeem your voucher with us and let your child develop new skills. Enrol them in a new activity so they can create something great. To redeem your voucher, email hello@jumpstartyouththeatre.com with participant’s name, date of birth and voucher number.

Click here for more information about Creative Kids Vouchers.

Questions?

Reach out to us at hello@jumpstartyouththeatre.com

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