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Lights, camera, teach!

DISCOVER innovative directing techniques

ENRICH your teaching skills and practice, and deepen your knowledge of how to build a theatre company

COLLABORATE with renowned theatre-makers Chris Drummond, Jascha Boyce, Daisy Brown, and Lisa Goldsworthy.

Registrants can select two of the three workshops on arrival when registering.

The final session of the day will focus on creating a thriving theatre company. Our presenters will discuss the ideation, realisation, and development of their companies to support teachers in the new content of the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Drama subject outlines: Company and Production. Their discussion will be followed by a Q&A session with our panel of theatre-makers.

Jascha Boyce

Jascha Boyce is a founding member and company director of Gravity & Other Myths (GOM), the Adelaide based acrobatics and physical theatre company. Jascha has recently launched Pulsing Heart, a creative studio crafting immersive activations and participatory art installations.
After over 25 years of training, teaching, and performing, Jascha now focuses her creative passion and drive, pushing the boundaries of new circus and participatory art through simplicity, honesty, and innovation.

Daisy Brown

Daisy Brown is a highly experienced theatre-maker, director, and educator in the Adelaide arts scene. She has directed, devised, or produced over 30 new Australian works. She is also a practicing high school teacher and has taught at Flinders University’s Drama Centre and AC Arts specialising in acting, direction, and devising. Daisy is co-creator of independent theatre company The Misery Children. Their upcoming work, The World is Looking for You, premieres in August 2020. Daisy creates intimate, engaging theatre with emotional truth to remind us all that we are human.

Lisa Goldsworthy

Lisa Goldsworthy trained in and loved the circus from the age of 9. She graduated from South Australia’s Circus Centre in 2013. Lisa joined Australia’s leading contemporary circus, CIRCA, and has since performed with a variety of other companies including Briefs Factory, Slingsby Theatre company, Time and Space Circus, and Jerome Bell. She is now a key ensemble member of Out Of Chaos, the most recent work of the physical theatre company Gravity & Other Myths.

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The Institute of Educational Assessors, in partnership with Bentleys SA, is offering an Industry Spotlight Session for teachers of Accounting. Hear directly from industry and university experts about the real-world skills students need to work in the accounting

What's on | Drama copy | Session timetable

  1. Session Time


  2. Registration - Quartet Bar

  3. Welcome, acknowledgement of country and housekeeping

  4. Professor Martin Westwell, Chief Executive of the SACE Board

    SACE Board direction (copy TBC)

  5. Working the floor (session 1) Contemporary theatre creative rehearsal peadagogy as a model for student drama in schools

    Understand the purpose of the new Stage 2 PE Course for meeting the needs of the contemporary world.

    In Australia and internationally, there is a growing consensus that a range of attributes and expertise are necessary to successfully navigate life in an increasingly complex world. Brad’s research aims to find the connections between the new SACE Physical Education curriculum and the capabilities deemed necessary for the futures of work.

  6. Morning Tea

  7. Jessica Morrish and Brad Snell - Developing student skills for success

    Evidence of learning in the new Stage 2 course

    Jessica Morrish and Brad Snell - Developing student skills for success

    Understand the purpose of the new Stage 2 PE Course for meeting the needs of the contemporary world. Evaluate strategies for empowering students to collect data and analyse evidence. Appraise communication and collaboration descriptors and identify opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate these competencies.

    Evidence of learning in the new Stage 2 course

    Apply understanding of the learning requirements to the analysis of performance standards in order to appreciate how students can best evidence their learning.

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