Spring Holiday Series: In Person

Welcome to Jump StART Youth Theatre!

Explore our Spring Holiday Program today.

These holidays Jump StART is going online AND in person to bring together students in years K-12 to create and collaborate in a shared space. With options from the pirate ship to the audition room, these workshops are designed to test young actors of all ages and experience levels. Join us from the 28th Sept – 9th Oct for seven sessions packed with fun and challenge!

Right now we have our Early Bird discount available on all workshops, but hurry! This offer ends 12th September.

PIRATES & MERMAIDS

For School Years K – 2

WHAT
Ahoy, me hearties! Pocket your doubloons and batten down the hatches! They say mermaids dwell in these waters, aye, and we don’t know how kindly they take to our Jolly Roger, arr…

Whether you’re a pirate in the making or hiding a mermaid’s tail, we welcome you aboard our Pirate Ship for a day of adventure! Bring your cutlasses, eyepatches, and shells, and make sure you’ve got your sea legs on, and together we will create a performance that’ll blow your friends and family away.

WHEN
Mon 5th Oct 9am-3pm

WHERE
New Theatre
542 King St, Newtown NSW 2042

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

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

COST
$60 (Early Bird discount: $50)

MYTHS & LEGENDS

For School Years 3 – 6

WHEN
Tues 6th Oct 9am-3pm

WHAT
Legend has it that there are dark things awaiting down the path of Argos…

Years 3-6 will come together for a day of devising and storytelling, as we bring to life some of our favourite famous myths and legends. Participants will create new characters from scratch inspired by wizards, demons and warriors from the history (and our story) books, and bring them together in a performance that will tell a tale from the beginning of time itself.

WHERE
New Theatre
542 King St, Newtown NSW 2042

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

  • Group collaboration and devising 
  • Inventing and detailing characters
  • Structuring stories
  • Knowledge of history’s myths and legends

COST
$60 (Early Bird discount: $50)

WOULD I LIE TO YOU?

For School Years 7 – 9

WHEN
Thurs 8th Oct 10am-4pm

WHAT
Want to be a wiz at thinking on your feet and learn to free your imagination? This is a workshop inspired by the mother of improvisation theatre, Viola Spolin, and television game shows such as Would I Lie To You? and Thank God You’re Here. There will be no scripts, and no limits – anything and EVERYthing is possible in the land of improvisation. Together we will explore a host of theatre sport games and activities, and perfect the art of the unprepared.

WHERE
New Theatre
542 King St, Newtown NSW 2042

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

  • Improvisation and embracing spontaneity 
  • Knowledge of theatre practitioner Viola Spolin
  • Removing creative blockages
  • Heightening sensitivity
  • Strengthening group and interpersonal communication skills

COST
$70 (Early Bird discount: $60)

MONOLOGUE DEVELOPMENT

For School Years 10 – 12

WHEN
Fri 9th Oct 10am-4pm

WHAT
Take your monologue skills to the next level as you work with professional performers & directors, eager to impart years of industry knowledge (hint: final year individual projects and those looking to audition for drama school will be sure to benefit). Learn how to break down text in new ways, and inhabit the world and character of your monologue. The class will conclude with a presentation of each polished piece.

WHERE
New Theatre
542 King St, Newtown NSW 2042

SKILLS YOU’LL DEVELOP

  • Monologue investigation 
  • Performance techniques
  • Public speaking and literacy skills
  • Adapting to direction in a rehearsal room

COST
$70 (Early Bird discount: $60)

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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