seniors theatre program

This 5 week course is an exploration of theatre techniques using improvisation, writing, movement, voice, mask ensemble and performance. 

No prior theatre experience necessary!  This course may conclude with an informal end of term performance to family & friends in the Theatre. We have two 5 week programs coming up! Each $60.

Thursday 3 May to Thursday 31 May  2018.

Thursday 7 June to Thursday 5 July 2018.

Thursday Mornings 9.30am - 11.00 pm. The Byron Theatre, Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay.

The 5 wk course cost is $60 and each session runs for 90 mins.  Please contact Philippa today on 0422 882 319.  

Participant age restrictions - Anyone 55 + !! 


NEXT START DATE 7 June 2018.



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 Dionysian 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 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 six 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 and The Warehouse Workshop. For the last fifteen years Philippa has been working with groups of women exploring Feminine Archetype themes and creating theatre productions. 

“Acting is my way of investigating human nature and having fun at the same time.”
— Meryl Streep