VOICE FROM THE PAST: Creating Oral History Projects
With 28 years’ experience in creating theatre works based on oral and recorded histories, award-winning THEATRE 180 will guide you through the process of researching and crafting a story for theatrical retelling in a fun-filled and enlightening workshop.
Join Founding and Current Artistic Directors Jenny Davis OAM and Stuart Halusz, with special guest, Stage Designer Neil Sheriff, as they work with you to explore aspects of the extensive Collection at WA Museum Boola Bardip, for inspiration and provide you with an accessible toolkit to delve into your own creativity and imagination to bring the stories from our past to life.
This informative, interactive and practical workshop is ideal for:
• Theatre Makers
• Drama Teachers
• People interested in their own family history
• People interested in Western Australian history and exploring the many stories contained in the WA Museum Boola Bardip Collection
Your ticket includes:
• All materials
• A ‘Page-to-Stage’ insight into THEATRE 180’s hit productions of AB Facey’s A FORTUNATE LIFE and SYDNEY II: Lost and Found, and the creation of our new genre CinemaStage
• Practical toolkit for researching and recording Oral Histories for theatre
• Q&A with THEATRE 180 Creatives, Producers and Actors
• Tea & coffee
*Participants would benefit from bringing a smartphone or laptop to assist in capturing research information and writing script notes.
Organiser: THEATRE 180
Location: Woodside Learning Studios, WA Museum Boola Bardip, Perth Cultural Centre.
Date: 28 November
Time: 10am – 3pm
Some of the ways you can support us
As an independent, not-for-profit theatre company, we welcome any form of support, be it as a Patron, Philanthropic Donor or Corporate Sponsor. Donations of $2.00 or more are tax-deductible.
The THEATRE 180 Public Fund (ABN: 33 042 434 145) is a tax deductible fund listed on the Australian Government’s Register of Cultural Organisations maintained under Subdivision 30-F of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
ALL DONATIONS ARE MAINTAINED IN A SPECIAL PUBLIC FUND ADMINISTRATED BY THEATRE 180 AND THESE FUNDS WILL ONLY BE USED FOR THE PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF THE ORGANISATION.
THEATRE 180 Public Fund
Chair: Robin Tunnicliffe FCPA CPM
Jenny Davis OAM
Make A Donation
Whether large or small, your donation will help THEATRE 180 in a variety of ways - by providing much-needed resources to support our administration or cover insurances and professional fees, or to help fund a particular area of our work such as set/props construction, wardrobe, Emerging WA Artist mentoring or script development.
Become a Sponsor
THEATRE 180 works with a number of organisations and individuals in a variety of ways to achieve different outcomes. Please contact us to find out more.
Leave A Legacy
A bequest to THEATRE 180 will help to ensure that many more audiences will continue to benefit from the stories we tell, for many years to come.