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DRAMA 
4
FUN

A fun introduction for ages 9-12 to be social, build confidence, make friends and develop new skills of play, acting, public speaking and performance.

Q: What is Technicolour Youth Theatre?
A: A collective of young artists, creatives and industry professionals
 

Based on the Gold Coast, South East Queensland, TTC is a new theatre company est. 2019; regarded as dedicated, creative, innovative and pioneering. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Andrew Cockroft-Penman, Technicolour Theatre Company engages some of Australia’s leading theatre-makers and teaching artists. Facilitating intergenerational engagement between young creatives and industry professionals, Technicolour invites students to harness their full potential whilst industry professionals empower them with the practical skills and technical knowledge to develop their craft. Encompassing innovation, imagination, emotional intelligence and, ultimately; success. Offering weekly classes, workshops and performance opportunities, in 2022 we are delighted to extend this offering to ages 9-12 with our 'Drama 4 Fun' Saturday Creative Workshops.

“The past 2 years with TTC, under the direction of Andrew has been incredible.  The weekly rehearsals, extra workshops, working along side industry professionals is invaluable experience.  This is hands down the best Theatre company on the Gold Coast”

Q: What ages are catered for by Drama 4 Fun?
A: Ages 9-12 years old
 

In 2022; TTC are excited to announce that in addition to the 'Technicolour Youth Ensemble' (ages 12-18), we will also be offering 'Drama 4 Fun' (ages 9-12) and establishing the 'Technicolour Young Artists' Ensemble (ages 16-25). 'Drama 4 Fun' is specifically designed to enrich young creative minds with practical skills in performance and public speaking, whilst students develop confidence, imagination, emotional intelligence and lasting friendships.

“We can learn about the idea of ‘hate’ and how the actions it inflicts only leads to disaster, as well as how we shouldn’t judging people by a name – Capulet or Montague – (not a book by its cover), that if everyone was more accepting and didn’t look at what you were born into, we could look at the true in people – relevant also to the social issues of race, status and sexuality still today.”

Q: When and where are workshops?
A: The Southport Community Centre (Saturdays)
 

Drama 4 Fun will operate in on a Saturday morning with two sessions offered from

10:00am-11:30am and 12:00mid-1:30pm. More information can be found HERE

Please note that class sizes are capped at 20 students. Enrolment information HERE

“We can learn about the idea of ‘hate’ and how the actions it inflicts only leads to disaster, as well as how we shouldn’t judging people by a name – Capulet or Montague – (not a book by its cover), that if everyone was more accepting and didn’t look at what you were born into, we could look at the true in people – relevant also to the social issues of race, status and sexuality still today.”

Q: Who is involved in Technicolour Youth Theatre?
A: Industry Professionals
 

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Andrew Cockroft-Penman, Technicolour Theatre Company engages some of Australia’s leading theatre-makers and teaching artists. Facilitating intergenerational engagement between young creatives and industry professionals, Technicolour invites students to harness their full potential whilst industry professionals empower them with the practical skills and technical knowledge to develop their craft. Encompassing innovation, imagination, emotional intelligence and, ultimately; success. Check out our full listing of partner organisations, teaching artists and their qualifications, training and international credits HERE

Tutors catering specifically to 'Drama 4 Fun'

“We can learn about the idea of ‘hate’ and how the actions it inflicts only leads to disaster, as well as how we shouldn’t judging people by a name – Capulet or Montague – (not a book by its cover), that if everyone was more accepting and didn’t look at what you were born into, we could look at the true in people – relevant also to the social issues of race, status and sexuality still today.”

Q: How much does it cost?
A: Technicolour Theatre Company has a focus on empowering young creatives with accessible opportunities
 

TTC Youth Ensemble (Ages 12-18)

* A weekly 2 hour workshop for the duration of school terms on a Tuesday or a Wednesday (4:30pm-6:30pm)

* Guest workshops throughout the year led by industry professionals. More information HERE

* Official Technicolour Theatre Company Polo

*A Professional Headshot

* A Ticket to a professional grade production @ QPAC or HOTA

* Any costs associated with the production

Valued at: $460/term

Cost: $350/term

Add ons: subsidised admission to additional weekend guest workshops (Members Workshop Pass)

Drama 4 Fun (Ages 9-12)

* A weekly 1.5 hour workshop for the duration of school terms on a Saturday morning

* Official Technicolour Theatre Company Uniform

* Any costs associated with the presentation night. More information HERE

Valued at: $260/term

Cost: $200/term

Add ons: subsidised admission to weekend guest workshops (Members Workshop Pass), a professional grade headshot and/or discounted tickets to a professional grade production.

 

TTC Young Artists (Ages 16-18)

* A weekly 2 hour workshop for the duration of school terms

* Guest workshops throughout the year led by industry professionals. More information HERE

* Official Technicolour Theatre Company Uniform

*A Professional headshot

* A Ticket to a professional grade production @ QPAC or HOTA

* Any costs associated with the major production

Valued at: $400/term

Cost: $300/term

Add ons: subsidised admission to additional weekend guest workshops (Members Workshop Pass)

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Ella, Class of 2019

Technicolour Theatre Company has so many incredible people involved, it feels like a home; where expressing yourself through the nature of theatre is free of judgement in such a supportive environment in the TTC family

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Jasmyn, Class of 2021

TTC’s diverse theatre program provides new learning opportunities each week; I’m learning something different in each class with a community of people who share a strong appreciation for theatre and performing.

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Abby, Class of 2021

It's a beautiful community. So friendly. I have had a great time