Summer 2023 Workshop Series

SUMMER WORKSHOP SERIES


NORPA is collaborating with Griffin Theatre Company & Sydney Dance Company to deliver a series of summer workshops to young local creatives.



WEEK 1: MON 9 JAN – FRI 14 JAN



‘Unlocking the Local’ Young Playwrights Workshop


Join Griffin Theatre Company for our ‘Unlocking the Local’ Young Playwrights Workshop in January 2023! 

In partnership with NORPA as part of their Summer Workshop Series, this introduction to playwriting from Australia’s leading new writing theatre is open to 15 young writers in Years 10 – 12 in 2023. 

Learn the basics of playwriting craft and storytelling from some of Australia’s most exciting young working writers. Workshop attendees will write a five-minute scene drawing from their own experiences as young people living regionally, and will build a dramatic landscape together to create an exciting living world.
 
When Monday 9 January – Friday 13 January 2023 
Where: Northern Rivers Conservatorium, Lismore
Cost: Free!
Applications are open: Apply Now  
 
For more information please contact Griffin Theatre Company’s 
Programs Producer Janine Lau at 
[email protected] or (02) 9332 1052. 
 
Griffin Theatre Company’s Unlocking the Local Writers Workshop is part of the Holiday Break program supported by the Office for Regional Youth in partnership with Create NSW. 
 


WEEK 2: MON 16 JAN – FRI 20 JAN



Creative Youth Dance Intensive


Join Sydney Dance Company for our Creative Youth Dance Intensive in January 2023!  

In partnership with NORPA as part of their Summer Workshop Series, this intensive program is open to dancers aged 14–18 with some experience in dance. 

Working with Sydney Dance Company's Teaching Artists, young dancers will have the opportunity to explore their own creativity through contemporary dance techniques, creative tasks and development. 

Participants will experience the choreographic process and repertoire of Sydney Dance Company, culminating in an informal performance opportunity at the end of the week for family, friends and the broader community. 
 
When: Monday 16 January – Friday 20 January 2023 
Where: Southern Cross University, Lismore
Cost: Free!
Application are open: Apply Now
 
For more information please contact Sydney Dance Company’s Learning Manager Justine Turner at 
[email protected] or (02) 9258 4843. 
 
Sydney Dance Company’s Creative Youth Dance Intensive is part of the Holiday Break program supported by the Office for Regional Youth in partnership with Create NSW. This workshop is also supported by Southern Cross University.