This Spring, the flowers won’t be the only thing blooming at Courthouse Youth Arts!
This Saturday the 22nd of September you can catch a free acoustic gig headlined by Geelong’s very own, Luke Biscan. Also playing will be emerging young artist James Leete and the incredible Isabella Khalife. The gig is on the same day as Geelong Gallery’s Archibald Prize, needless to say, it is going to be a big day in the cultural precinct of Geelong!
In more music news, Diversity Rocks Music Festival is taking centre stage this October! Diversity Rocks is a 1-day inclusive music festival that celebrates the diverse skills of artists of all abilities, both emerging and more experienced. Come along on Saturday 27th October and hear music from our talented line-up.
In theatre news, these school holidays, CHYA’s new resident theatre company: Someone New Theatre Company, will be holding a range of workshops in acting for theatre, directing theatre, improvisation, makeup for stage and script writing! Open to all ages 14+ at any level.
Western Edge Youth Arts presents, Antigone. A theatre performance with the promise of song, dance and poetic text and the opportunity to interact with the characters and together; explore the complexity of the play’s themes. Western Edge Youth Arts will be holding an Antigone workshop on Friday the 28th of September at 1pm and performing the piece on Friday the 26th of October at 8pm. Come along, it’s free!
CHYA’s resident theatre company Somebody’s Daughter Theatre Company are on the lookout for creatives between the ages of 12-26 to participate in the Voicebox production for its fourth successive year. The show, “Dodging the Path” is open to all youth at any level and every style of artistic expression!
Introduction to Linklater voice work for young actors. Join us for a two-weekend intensive vocal training with Christina Koch, a world-renowned voice production teacher dedicated to voice training and development. The workshop is an introduction to Linklater progression, physical awareness, breath awareness, touch of sound, sigh of relief, gathering and releasing vibration, freeing the channel for sound – releasing tension in jaw, tongue and toning the soft palate for responsiveness to impulse. Spaces for this workshop are limited, secure your position now for this unmissable experience!
In art news, ‘Common People,’ a visual art exhibition by Louise Devery will have its opening night this Friday the 21st September and will run until the 19th of October. ‘Common People’ is a collection of art using paint, copper leaf, posca pen and fine liner, to explore the human form beyond the naked eye.
Art workshops in tote-bag decorating, pattern making and so much more will be held at Courthouse Youth Arts this Spring/Summer! These workshops are open to all youth at various levels in their crafts.
To book or to find out more on what’s on @ CHYA, visit www.courthouse.org.au