Flannofest: The Tower

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The Q’s much sought after education project is back taller than ever in 2017!

“A complete experience of theatre making in a professional environment.”
– Cindy Pecovnik, Blue Mountains Grammar

Flannofest gives high school drama students the opportunity to explore different theatrical styles, and work with industry professionals including writers, directors, actors and technicians, as together they create an original performance 8-12 minutes in length.

The Tower brings together eight schools from across Western Sydney and pairs them with eight professional theatre artists. Their job? To build a tower bigger and better than any other that has been built before. It seemed like a good idea when it was approved but as building commences subtle differences become enormous problems. Chaos, calamity and moments of calm circle around the building site as over 100 young artists each try and have their say and shape The Tower as best they can!

To book a group to participate as creators just contact Ian Zammit, our Schools Coordinator at ian.zammit@penrith.city or on (02) 4723 7606.

To book a group to be in the audience use the attached booking form.

Rehearsals 19-22 June
Performances 23 June

Duration 90 minutes + 20 minute interval

Schools

Student $18 / 1 teacher free per 10 student tickets purchased

Creator: $550 per school group

Teachers: download the booking form here.

  • Friday, Jun 23 2017 12:00pm
  • Friday, Jun 23 2017 7:00pm

“A complete experience of theatre making in a professional environment.”
– Cindy Pecovnik, Blue Mountains Grammar

Flannofest gives high school drama students the opportunity to explore different theatrical styles, and work with industry professionals including writers, directors, actors and technicians, as together they create an original performance 8-12 minutes in length.

The Tower brings together eight schools from across Western Sydney and pairs them with eight professional theatre artists. Their job? To build a tower bigger and better than any other that has been built before. It seemed like a good idea when it was approved but as building commences subtle differences become enormous problems. Chaos, calamity and moments of calm circle around the building site as over 100 young artists each try and have their say and shape The Tower as best they can!

To book a group to participate as creators just contact Ian Zammit, our Schools Coordinator at ian.zammit@penrith.city or on (02) 4723 7606.

To book a group to be in the audience use the attached booking form.

Rehearsals 19-22 June
Performances 23 June

Duration 90 minutes + 20 minute interval

Schools

Student $18 / 1 teacher free per 10 student tickets purchased

Creator: $550 per school group

Teachers: download the booking form here.

Stage 5 Drama: Elements of Drama, Playbuilding, Dramatic Form / Performance Style, Creative Movement;
Stage 6 Drama: Improvisation, Playbuilding, Acting, Elements of Production in Performance, Theatrical Traditions and Performance Styles

provides a focal point for performing arts activity in the Western Sydney Region