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Welcome

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Week 1 School Years K–2 School Years 3 – 4 School Years 5 – 6 School Years 7–9 Week 2 School Years K–2 School Years 3 – 4 School Years 3 – 6 School Years 5 – 6 School Years 5 –7 School Years 7–9 School Years 9 –12 Preschool Week 3 School Years K–2 School Years 3 – 4 School Years 3 – 6 School Years 5 – 6 School Years 7–9 School Years 10 –12 Preschool Week 4 School Years K–2 School Years 3 – 4 School Years 5 – 6 School Years 9 –12 ATYP Scholarships About Partners & Supporters Contact

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THE MOST DRAMATIC PLACE TO BE THIS SUMMER IS ATYP!


With classes for all young people from K-12 there is something for everyone. Acting, singing, writing, short films, stand-up, playtime, imagination stretching, movement and so much more! Participants aged 5-12 have the opportunity to delve into the world of magic, the deep ocean or even travel back through time! We have teamed up with the Sydney Opera House to see their production of Roald Dahl’s classic Geogrge’s Marvellous Medicine, given you the opportunity to create your own musical with modern pop songs or maybe you want to discover you inner Superhero with director of 2017’s Wonder Fly,Sophie Kelly. Our older acting fans aged 13-18 can start the year getting ahead with their HSC drama preparation, learn screen acting from industry professionals or perhaps test the boundaries of what theatre can be by exploring musical theatre or trying one of our two special master classes in either comedy or cabaret. ATYP is proud to offer engaging, friendly workshops with industry trained tutors that will keep young performers learning, creating and having fun all summer. Robert Jago Workshops Manager


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School Years K–2

The Faraway Kingdom Enter a world of royalty, knights and magic! Spend the first week of the holidays making crowns, witches’ hats and potions. Be inspired by great stories such as Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, The Sword in the Stone, and many more. Save a King from a fiery dragon or help release a kidnapped princess. Develop storytelling techniques, make new friends, and put on your magical showing at the end of the week.

Dates Wed 04 Jan – Fri 06 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $250 Earlybird $230*

School Years 3–4

Disgusting News I heard the news today and oh boy, it’s disgusting! This summer, make up your own news stories and cross to reporters in disgusting places, reporting on disgusting things. Discover your best news-reporter voice, and interview some of your favourite characters from plays, novels, television or films. While learning presentation techniques and using the powers of improvisation, you will create an entire news bulletin that should gross out your families and friends.

Dates Wed 04 Jan – Fri 06 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $250 Earlybird $230*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


School Years 5–6

My Reality Rules Make sure you get the recipe just right while you nail that song, or you could be voted off the island. Big Brother is watching you! Delve into the culture that is reality television, and create your very own hit reality show. Explore themes and devise a show to perform for your family and friends at the end of the week.

Dates Wed 04 Jan – Fri 06 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $250 Earlybird $230*

School Years 7–9

Comedy Masterclass Making people laugh might not be as easy as you think! Spend the first week of the school holidays learning from one of Australia’s leading comedy professionals. Learn the discipline required to master this form, explore physical comedy, discover improvisation techniques and learn the principles of comedy that will enrich your performance. Throughout this process write, rehearse and perform your own comic sketches to present at the end of the week.

Dates Wed 04 Jan – Fri 06 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 10am – 4pm Price $300 Earlybird $280*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


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School Years K–2

Deep Sea Adventures Let’s go under the sea this summer and explore the depths of the ocean. Discover amazing creatures like giant squid and mermaids, uncover sunken ruins and treasures, and explore worlds like the Octopus’ Garden or Atlantis. Develop your character creation and storytelling skills in this aquatic world and perform a show for your family and friends at the end of the week that’s sure to make a big splash!

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

School Years K–2

The Secret Life of Toys When you have left your room and nobody is home, the toys come out to play! Have you ever wondered how your favourite toy would walk or talk? How would they go meeting another toy from a completely different world? What do they do when they aren’t being played with by their owners? This is the week to answer all these questions. Discover new ways to move, explore silly voices, and learn to tell stories, all for a playful showing for your family and friends at the end of the week

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue Redfern Town Hall Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


School Years 3–4

Quick, Before the Clock Strikes 6! Tick, tock! Time is running out and only you have the power to save us! Spend a week exploring the wonders of time and what an effective tool it can be in storytelling. What are we counting down to? What will happen if we don’t make it in time? Create answers to these questions, develop characters and together create a show that will have your audience on the edge of their seats.

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue Glebe Public School Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

School Years 3–6

There’s a Dragon in the Backyard Those footprints weren’t made by your dog, and you certainly don’t remember lighting a campfire in the backyard. Could the unimaginable have happened? Yes! There is an amazing, beautiful dragon in your backyard! But will everyone else think this dragon is as wonderful and friendly as you do? Investigate themes of home and teamwork, and together work out how to keep this dragon safe. Learn skills in characterisation, devising and storytelling, and by the end of the week you will have devised a show that is sure to captivate your family and friends.

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*


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School Years 5–6

Pop Musical Using current pop songs, create you very own, brand new musical! Find a song to fit your story or make your story fit a song. Be inspired by the modern pop stars and films such as Pitch Perfect and Glee. The week will be filled with singing, dancing, acting and musical challenges. Create your own singing group, have sing-offs, and at the end of the week you will perform your new hit show to an excited audience.

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Seymour Centre Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $375 Earlybird $355*

School Years 5–7

I don’t want to alarm you, but… I think I may be a Superhero! Upon waking up one morning, something feels different. A weight of expectation and responsibility has landed on your shoulders. Working with the director and writer of ATYP’s 2016 Foundation Commission winning play, explore the mythology of the superhero genre, discover your secret identity and delve into the complexity of being a superhero.

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


School Years 7–9

Musical Theatre: Through the Ages Spend a week exploring the genre of Musical Theatre and observe its evolution. From the compositions of Gilbert & Sullivan to Sondheim, learn some of the great songs of all time and put them together to create your own unique musical. Learn vocal technique, basic choreography and storytelling techniques, and put all of these skills together to perform your timeless new piece at the end of the week.

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Seymour Centre Time 10am – 4pm Price $375 Earlybird $355*

School Years 7–9

Short Film Making There are so many mediums to tell a story, and filmmaking is becoming ever more accessible and popular. During the week you will scout locations, write your own script and shot list based on what you find, and direct and perform in your own short film. These holidays we are devising around the theme of ‘lost’. Learn how to create tension and suspense through camera techniques, and work in front and behind the camera. There are many locations to choose from – cafes, alleyways, theatres. Where will you create your masterpiece?

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 10am – 4pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*


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School Years 9–12

Burn the Seats! What if rather than watching a show, patrons participated in one? Be influenced by board games, card games and interactive technology to create a piece of theatre that is totally immersive and engages its audience directly. Spend a week with Caleb Lewis (one of Australia’s leading experts in gaming theatre), exploring the role and purpose of theatre. Use what you learn to shatter the fourth wall and get the audience out of their seats!

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 10am – 4pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

Preschool: Ages 4–5

Space Adventures Spend the day putting on your jetpacks, and countdown to lift off as you journey through time and space! Enjoy hearing stories of astronauts, aliens, planets and more. Our youngest actors will creatively play, expand their imaginations, make craft and meet friends. At the end of the day get ready for a showing that will be out of this world.

Dates Sat 14 Jan – (1 Day) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 12.30pm Price $50

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


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School Years K–2

The Travelling Imagination Chair One day, BANG! In the middle of the town is a chair. How on earth did it get there and who does it belong to? This chair has special powers and can transport you to different worlds, meet magical creatures and have incredible adventures. Let your imagination run wild in this workshop. Learn character development, story-telling skills and have an enchanting story to perform for your family and friends at the end of the week.

Dates Mon 16 Jan – Fri 20 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

School Years 3–4

Marvellous Medicines and Peculiar Potions “Double, double, toil and trouble”. From the age of Shakespeare we have been obsessed with spells and potions, so why not spend the week devising your own? What powers will your potion hold? What do you do when a potion goes wrong? Learn character development, performance and devising skills. During the week you will go and see a performance of George’s Marvellous Medicine at the Sydney Opera House. ATYP is teaming up with the Sydney Opera House to deliver this fun-packed workshop, and your performance is sure to cast a spell on your audience at the end of the week.

Dates Mon 09 Jan – Fri 13 Jan (5 Days) Venue Redfern Town Hall Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $375 Earlybird $355* (includes ticket to SOH)

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


School Years 3–6

Time Travellers Is it possible to travel back through time and fix the wrongs we’ve wrought before — or will we just create more wrongs by messing with something we’re not meant to? Spend a week creating time machines, visiting the past and future, and ensure you prepare for a safe return. Learn storytelling and character techniques, enjoy dressing up in clothes from different eras and perform a show for your family and friends at the end of the week.

Dates Mon 16 Jan – Fri 20 Jan (5 Days) Venue Glebe Public School Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

School Years 5–6

The Boy Wizard on Trial Is Harry really as sweet and innocent as first thought? Was the Dark Lord really as evil as everyone makes out? As part of an an ensemble, delve deeper into the world of wizard school and put one of the characters on trial! Become the Judge of the court room, be a lawyer for the defense or the prosecution, or maybe one of the characters being questioned on the stand. Learn debating and presentation skills, re-create characters, and have fun devising a gripping courtroom drama for your family and friends at the end of the week!

Dates Mon 16 Jan – Fri 20 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*


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School Years 5–6

Short Film Making There are so many mediums to tell a story, and filmmaking is becoming ever more accessible and popular. During the week you will scout locations, write your own script and shot list based on what you find, and direct and perform in your own short film. These holidays we are devising around the theme of ’lost’. Learn how to create tension and suspense through camera techniques, and work in front and behind the camera. There are many locations to choose from – cafes, alleyways, parks.Where will you create your masterpiece?

Dates Mon 16 Jan – Fri 20 Jan (5 Days) Venue Redfern Town Hall Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

School Years 7–9

Stage and Screen Want to see your face on the big screen one day? Then you need to hone your screen acting skills. Learn how much can be said in just a look. Discover what the differences are when acting for the stage or screen. Once you have the basics down, you are ready to act out some scenes from your favourite shows. Film your work, review the work and analyse your performance. At the end of the week perform your favourite scenes live!

Dates Mon 16 Jan – Fri 20 Jan (5 Days) Venue Sydney University Time 10am – 4pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


School Years 7–9

Rise Up! This is not on. It’s not right. Who cares if this is the way things have been done for ages, it’s time to shake things up! Spend a week getting riled up about the status quo. Maybe it’s the culture in your school, the government or even your friendship group. Explore themes of pack mentality, dictatorship and rebellion. By the end of the week your performance should have your audience stamping their feet and calling out from the stalls!

Dates Mon 16 Jan – Fri 20 Jan (5 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 10am – 4pm Price $350 Earlybird $330*

School Years 10–12

HSC – Intensive Looking to get the most out of your Individual and Group Performances for your HSC? Then this is the course for you. ATYP has a strong record with the HSC, having created a canon of HSC monologues through the Voices Project over the past 6 years. Over this fourday course, discover devising and improvisation techniques, learn how to select the best piece for your Individual Performance, ensure you can contribute to a strong Group Performance and explore how to keep an audience engaged.

Dates Mon 16 Jan – Thur 19 Jan (4 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 10am – 4pm Price $320 Earlybird $300*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


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Preschool: Ages 4–5

Under the Sea Let’s go under the sea this summer and explore the depths of the ocean! Enjoy hearing stories of mermaids, submarines, octopuses and more. Let our youngest actors play creatively and expand their imaginations as they explore the wonder of the ocean. Craftmaking, games and meeting new friends – what better way to spend your day!

Dates Sat 21 Jan – (1 Day) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 12.30pm Price $50

*Earlybird finishes Monday 12 September 5pm


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School Years K–2

Into the Wild Find your inner animal and let them roar! Spend the last bit of the holidays imagining living and growing up in the jungle. What would be different to the way you live today? How would you talk or eat your food, and what animals would you want to live with? Learn movement and storytelling techniques and create a show to perform for your family and friends.

Dates Mon 23 Jan – Fri 25 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $250 Earlybird $220*

School Years 3–4

The Magic Wardrobe When you go down the long hall at my grandparents’ house, there is a door to a room. That door is always locked, but in that room there sits a mysterious wardrobe. We’re constantly told not to go in there, because it can be dangerous. Let your curiosity get the better of you this summer and enjoy solving this strange mystery. Develop your devising techniques, create amazing characters and perform a thrilling show for your family and friends at the end of the week.

Dates Mon 23 Jan – Fri 25 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $250 Earlybird $220*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


School Years 5–6

Sketch Comedy From Laurel & Hardy, Monty Python, The Goonies, Little Britain, and Saturday Night Live, all the way to The Chaser, sketch comedy has been making us laugh forever. Get the edge you need in comedy, learn to write your own original sketch, play with improvisation techniques, physical comedy and a whole lot more. Have your friends and family rolling in the aisles at the end of the week with a variety of sketches, and learn the form that has produced the likes of Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and of course ATYP alumni, Rebel Wilson and Chris Lilley.

Dates Mon 23 Jan – Fri 25 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $250 Earlybird $220*

School Years 9–12

Cabaret Masterclass Australia’s cabaret scene is thriving, and you should be a part of it! Be in the room with one of the industry’s best. Learn how to construct a show that’s interesting and engaging, get advice on how to choose a song list that best suits you, and develop your relationship and connection with both accompanist and audience. This workshop is guaranteed to see your holidays off on the highest of notes.

Dates Mon 23 Jan – Fri 25 Jan (3 Days) Venue The Wharf, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay Time 9.30am – 3.30pm Price $300 Earlybird $280*

*Earlybird finishes Monday 19 December 5pm


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ATYP aims to provide up to 10% of all holiday workshop places to young people from financially and geographically disadvantaged backgrounds. Please email hello@atyp.com.au to request an application form. These places are made available each year thanks to the generosity of our supporters. You can support the ATYP Scholarship Fund. Your donation ensures access → for all young people Show your support to the benefits of A donation to ATYP drama: engaging supports the next generation their own creativity of theatre-makers. as well as improving atyp.com.au/support communication and social skills, and increasing confidence and self-esteem. Please contact Andrew Deane development@atyp.com.au or give online at atyp.com.au/scholarship-fund

Scholarship Partners ATYP partners with The Girls and Boys Brigade to identify young people in greatest need of workshop scholarships. Scholarships are also available to individual applicants from finacially and geographically disadvantaged backgrounds. Please contact Rob Jago for more information rob@atyp.com.au


Staff

Tutors

Artistic Director Fraser Corfield General Manager Amy Maiden Finance Manager Emma Murphy Development Manager Andrew Deane Marketing Manager Kar Chalmers Workshop Manager Robert Jago Education Manager Adèle Jeffreys Production Manager Lauren Makin Finance & Operations Co-ordinator Chrissy Riley Education Co-ordinator Rowan Bate Marketing & Development Co-ordinator Elise Barton Writing Co-ordinator Jennifer Medway Graphic Designer Justin Stambouliah Administration Assistant Bonnie Leigh-Dodds Archivist Judith Seeff Geek-in-Residence Daniel Andrews Writer-in-Residence Lewis Treston

Jacob Allan

Sophie Kelly

George Banders

Luke Kerridge

Sorie Bangura

Amy Kersey

Guillaume

Danielle King

Barriere Hilary Bell Ana Maria Belo

Matt Levett Caleb Lewis Brendan

Yve Blake

McDonall

Justin Buchta

Felicity McKay

Simon Burke

Danielle O’Keefe

Mitchell Butel

Sam O’Sullivan

Laura Buxton

Grace Partridge

Heather

Jena Prince

Campbell Lauren Claire Briallen Clarke Rachel Coopes Michael Cullen

Alex Lee-Rekers Natalie Richards Kate Skinner Eloise Snape Clara Solly-

Drew Fairley

Slade

Curtis

Chris Tomkinson

Fernandez Bronwyn Davies Glover Luisa Hastings

Jessica Tovey Laura Turner Jo Turner

Edge

Kate Walder

David Harrison

Kate Worsley

Honora Jenkins


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Thank you to our venue partners

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*Earlybird finishes Fri 6 June 5pm


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