Information for Schools | Queensland Theatre

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Ways to Book

Group Bookings For all school group bookings call QPAC Groups on 07 3840 7466 Or email groups@qtix.com.au

Ticket Prices $30 per student for Playhouse $28 Cremorne and Bille Brown Theatres

Performances and Suitability

Every care and consideration is given when creating age recommendations for our shows. Recommendations are based on the script and discussions with the creative team, however, schools should make decisions based on their school context. Please also note that new works undergo a rigorous creative process from page to stage and as a result content is subject to change. Queensland Theatre will communicate any changes in a timely fashion.

Teacher Previews

Teachers with a current school booking can attend the first Preview performance for free. Limited tickets, only available for the first Preview in the season, unless otherwise notified.

Program and Education Resources

Teachers booking school groups will have access to Education Resources for each show to enhance the experience of Queensland Theatre productions.

Education Resources are prepared by the Producer (Education and Youth Programs) for all Queensland Theatre productions. They are emailed to teachers who make a booking for a performance, and can also be downloaded from this website.

Black Diggers by Tom Wright
(LIVE RECORDED THEATRE RESOURCE)


A new resource for the classroom with a live recording of the award-winning play, Black Diggers by Tom Wright, which brings to life the untold stories of the Aboriginal soldiers who served in World War I. The live recording of the work is accompanied by a free downloadable digital resource, containing behind the scenes interviews and activities for Drama, English and History classrooms. To order your copy and download the resource, go to blackdiggers.com.au

2019 EDUCATION RESOURCES

 

Pre-show Workshops

Enrich your student’s experience by booking a pre-show workshop. Workshops will explore the style and content of the performance, building understanding and knowledge. Workshops are hosted on site at Queensland Theatre unless otherwise notified.

Spaces are Limited.

Pre-show workshops can be booked for the following Mainstage Productions:

  • STORM BOY
  • FANGIRLS
  • ANTIGONE

Price Guide:

1 hour - $250

2 hours - $400

For more information please contact Emma FunnellEducation Coordinator 

efunnell@queenslandtheatre.com.au

Ph: (07) 3010 7623 

Teacher Professional Development

In 2019 Queensland Theatre will be offering teachers' Professional Development opportunities which will develop skills and knowledge of various dramatic forms,
support the implementation of the new Senior Drama Syllabus, support the development of teachers unique artistry as teaching artists and provide experiences with our mainstage program. 

Teacher Professional Development days will be an immersive experience lead by one of Queensland Theatre’s leading teaching artists and will culminate in a preview performance of a Mainstage show in the 2019 season. 

Queensland Theatre will be offering the following professional development sessions to teachers in 2019:

Realism; will include a preview performance of DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Saturday, 9 February)

Greek Theatre; will include a preview performance of ANTIGONE (Saturday, 26 October)

Story Telling & Australian Drama;
 will include a preview performance of STORM BOY (Saturday 27 July)

Register Now  For more information please contact Emma Funnell, Education Coordinator efunnell@queenslandtheatre.com.au Ph: (07) 3010 7623

 

Artist in Residence

Artists in Residence (AIR) is a flexible program that has been designed for schools to access professional artists and workshops that are connected to the curriculum. The workshops will be planned specifically to suit your curriculum and students’ needs – whether it be one day or a longer period.

Artists-in-Residence (AIR) is a flexible program that matches schools with professional artists who can deliver curriculum-relevant creative workshops. Course lengths vary from a few hours to multiple sessions over several weeks, and content will be tailored to your curriculum and students’ needs.

What kind of workshop are you looking for? We have provided workshops in:
  • Greek Theatre
  • Verbatim Theatre
  • Realism
  • Performance and Acting Skills
  • Audition Techniques
  • Story and Collage Drama
  • Shakespeare
  • Direction
  • Movement and Physical Theatre

We will find an artist to best suit you and your school. Please contact Emma Funnell for more details on our AIR program. Workshops are priced according to travel time and the artist contracted. See the price guide below for an estimate

Emma Funnell, Education Coordinator

Ph (07)3010 7623

efunnell@queenslandtheatre.com.au

Price Guide

Available for schools located up to 1 hour from Brisbane City CBD:

Up to 2 hours
$340 - $500 
2 – 4 hours $450 – $670
Full Day $680 – $1000
Full Week $1940 – $2800

Available to schools located up to 2 hours from Brisbane City CBD:

Up to 2 hours
$680 – $1000
2 – 4 hours $680 – $1000
Full Day $900 – $1150
Full Week $2250 – $3050

All prices include GST.