murwillumbah mixed abilities
This mixed abilities theatre course is an all inclusive opportunity to have a fabulously fun time whilst learning some serious theatre skills!!
The course is open to anyone with a disability, or a lived experience with disability, aged 18 and older, with the ability to engage. It is also open to carers and mentors.
Theatre is a wonderful arena to in which to explore and build confidence, social skills, spatial awareness, voice and also the themes which arise within the group.
In the first term we will be playing with theatre games, simple movement and gesture exercises, image theatre, improvisation and voice. We will sometimes use costume, props, musical instruments and recorded music.
The second term will be more of the same with the possibility of developing a showcase of work to be shared with the community.
The Autumn Club hall is a large hall in central Murwillumbah with very easy access. Our emphasis is on creating a safe and very supportive space where all can engage at their own level of ability. It’s going to be fun! Participant age restrictions - Anyone 18 + ! Please contact Philippa today on 0422 882 319.
10 x Monday Afternoons 1 pm - 3 pm.
Murwillumbah Autumn Club. 16 Tumbulgum Road, Murwillumbah, 2484 (wheelchair accesible)
ABOUT YOUR FACILITATORS...
Philippa Williams - Director/Community
Philippa Williams has a Diploma from the London School of Speech and Drama and toured for fifteen years as an actress with Dionysia Theatre, The Rose Theatre Company, The Mask Studio, Portal Productions, Circle X Arts and TaurusVoice Theatre Company.
Philippa ran the Stroud Performing Arts Courses in Gloucestershire, England and has taught, directed, facilitated and worked as a therapist in a variety of settings including schools, colleges, the Mental Health Sector, with teenagers with special needs and in Adult Education.
Philippa has a Diploma in Dance Movement Therapy and an Advanced Diploma in Psychophonetics Counselling. Since coming to Australia seven years ago Philippa has been teaching, facilitating theatre courses and directing community theatre productions.
She has taught at The Actors Workshop in Brisbane, Byron Bay Film and Television School, Cape Byron Steiner School, Shearwater School, The Warehouse Workshop and WeMove Studio. Philippa is passionate about using theatre to empower people and bring communities together.