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WOOHOO!! Easter Holiday Drama Workshops are just 2 weeks away!!

Welcome to the month of the Easter Bunny 🐰

If you listen carefully you can hear the rustle of small hands being rubbed together in excitement. Children around the country are quivering in anticipation, that mysterious fluffy purveyor of chocolate treats is on his way. That bunny heralds the only day in the year when its okay to eat chocolate for breakfast. And the end of Term 1. And the dawn of the school holidays! So bring on Easter we say!!

Here at ATYP, that means...
READ ON...

WRITING OPPORTUNITIES

This month we have a two brilliant offers for our writing cohort.

Now open: The ATYP Foundation Commissions. $24,000 across two commissions for writers of any age.

Opens 8 April: National Studio 2019 for emerging writers aged 18-26

These are wonderful opportunities to develop your skills and creative confidence as a writer - not to mention being mentored and have your writing workshopped and performed.

APPLY TO WRITE

PRO-SERIES IS BACK!

Our incredibly popular ATYP Pro-Series is back for 2019.  To kick off the program we are delighted to have award-winning actor Anita Hegh (A Cheery Soul, Harp in the South, Arturo Ui) leading a weekend intensive around characterisation.

Learn how to approach a character from the first read, through rehearsals to stepping on stage. For actors aged 18-26, this is invaluable training to add to your process and craft.

Strictly limited places. Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May.

Applications close 6 May.

APPLY PRO-SERIES

AUTUMN SCHOOLS HOLIDAY DRAMA

The school holidays are just around the corner (yay!) and we have a program of fantastic drama workshops design to fire up the imaginations of kids from Kindergarten to Year 12.

Our younger drama fans can choose from a great range of 1, 2 & 4-day workshops all with fun themes. Our older actors (Yrs 7-12) can spend time with industry trained actors to learn brilliant tips and tricks. 

SPECIAL OFFER: Book a 2 or 4-day workshops and get one of our fab 1-day classes at 50% off!

HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

AUDITIONS 

Our next production, Follow Me Home, is fast approaching! Auditions are being held this week and there are still a couple of slots available. Hit the button below to check out full details for auditions and the show. Then keep an eye on our social pages to catch some behind the scenes pics and interviews.

This production tackles youth homelessness and we are proud to bring it to the stage in association with Riverside Theatres in Parramatta and the Advocate for Children and Young People (ACYP).

Tickets for Follow Me Home are already on sale via the Riverside Theatres website.

AUDITION FOLLOW ME HOME

OFFERS FROM OUR FRIENDS...

SYDNEY WRITERS FESTIVAL
 

As part of Sydney Writers’ Festival (29 April—5 May) Family Program, New York Times bestselling author Aaron Blabey – creator of The Bad Guys, Pig the Pug and Thelma the Unicorn ­– shares a sneak peek at new stories and shows you exactly how he draws his most popular characters. 

Enter now using competition code ‘ATYP’ to win a double pass to the event at Sydney Town Hall on Saturday 4 May.
GRIFFIN THEATRE COMPANY

Griffin Theatre Company’s Batch Festival presents You’ve Got Mail by Sarah Hadley & ATYP National Studio alumni Ang Collins: a weird and wild hour of laughs, so-bad-they’re-good Hollywood tropes, and cyberfeminism.

For the chance to win a double pass to the Friday 26 April performance at 
10pm, send your name and contact details to winners@griffintheatre.com.au with the subject line ‘ATYP.’

A LITTLE PIECE OF ASH at KXT


JackRabbit Theatre will present the world premiere of Megan Wilding’s 'A Little Piece of Ash', a story about grief, loss, and the survival of the modern Aboriginal woman, at the Kings Cross Theatre (KXT) from 16th to 27th April.

For the chance to win two tickets 'ASHJACKRABBIT' to jack@jackrabbittheatre.com for your chance to win two tickets to the previews.

NEW THEATRE 

Eliza Doolittle – an aspirational young flower girl with no money and unintelligible speech – sees a chance to escape the destiny of her birth. Language lessons from the wealthy, bullying, funny, linguistics professor Henry Higgins seem like just the ticket. But a ticket to what?

To win a double pass to the performance on Sunday 28 April at
5pm, email publicity@newtheatre.org.au with ATYP PYGMALION in the subject line.
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