Larval Mask Workshop with Beth Twentyman (Ages 12-16)

For young people aged 12 – 16

We are thrilled to host acclaimed mask performer Beth Twentyman and offer a one day larval mask (pictured) masterclass for young people in the Northern Rivers.

With a mask we see everything. We see every movement and every expression the body makes. Performing with masks allows us to learn clarity in movement, silence and experience the fun of telling stories using the body in space.

This is technical training for young people who are excited to use their imagination and play to explore the simple world of larval masks. Participants will learn body and movement analysis, pantomime technique, character building and the mask of the body.

Larval masks were inspired by the Basel Mask festival in Switzerland, where the renowned acting teacher Jacques Lecoq took them to teach his students the start of expression.

About Beth Twentyman

Beth Twentyman is an artist, performer, mask maker and founder of Melbourne Masks & Theatre. She trained in the Lecoq movement theatre tradition at Helikos International School of Theatre Creation with Giovanni Fusetti and mask theatre creation with Matteo Destro.

Date: Wednesday June 30 2021
Time: 9.30am – 3pm (inc. 30 minute lunch break)
Venue: The Studio NORPA, Lismore City Hall

Early Bird Cost: $50 per person if booked by Monday 7 June 2021.
Standard cost: $65 per person if booked after Monday 7 June 2021.

Strictly limited numbers (16 max.)

Please get in touch with us at [email protected]  if you have any questions.

Use a $100 Creative Kids voucher from NSW Government!
NORPA is an approved and registered Creative Kids provider. Parents/carers can redeem the $100 voucher on offer to every NSW child at NORPA’s ‘Introduction to Acting’ course. Creative Kids is a NSW Government initiative aimed at making it easier for school-aged kids (4.5 to 18 years old) to get involved in creative and cultural activities. Parents, guardians and carers can claim a $100 voucher per year to put towards the cost of lessons and fees with registered providers. For more information about how to apply for $100 Creative Kids voucher visit:

If you are redeeming your Creative Kids voucher for this theatre workshop, please call Box Office on 1300 066 772 to make your booking