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Want to learn about the audition process? What is the director looking for?
What a director expects of you as a cast member.
This workshop will cover:
* Preparing for an audition – what is a director looking for?
* Blocking – the actor, the director and the drama teacher

David Sidwell & Scot Hall   Find out about your tutors
Saturday 9.15 – 10.15am


Come along and learn some new skills. Suitable for beginner and advanced singers.
This workshop will cover:
* Warm ups and vocal exercises
* Ensemble and harmony singing
* Shaping a melody

Nick Braae & Jonathan Hawthorne Find out about your tutors 
Saturday 10.30 – 11.30 am


Fantastic workshop for dancers and non-dancers who want to gain confidence.
This workshop will cover:
* Having a good dance audition experience
* Performance and stamina
* The art of taking corrections and notes

Sonja McGirr-Garrett & Alexis Holmes Find out about your tutors
Saturday 11.45 – 12.45pm


Practical tools in acting. An insight into the craft of character development.
This workshop will cover:
1. given circumstances/creating character
2. intensions/objectives
3. performance/delivery

Kyle Chuen & Nick Wilkinson Find out about your tutors
Saturday 1.30 – 2.30pm

Fly Floor

Curious about how flying works? Keen to be involved in a HOS show backstage?
This workshop will cover:
* Rigging cloths
* How to fly a gauze smoothly
* Visit to the grid – are you up for it?
* Brailing lines – working with ropes

Damian Brown, Tom Smith and Ron Braithwaite
Saturday 3.00 – 4.00 pm

Overcoming Your Fears

Does fear stop you from performing or auditioning? Need some physical and mental tips to help?
This workshop will cover:
* How fear manifests in singing
* Understand how your brain works – minimise fear
* Physiology of the Larynx – what can you do?

Chris Sidwell & Julia Booth Find out about your tutors
Saturday 3.00 – 4.00pm

Stage Management

Interested in becoming a stage manager? Come along and find out all about it.
This workshop will cover:
* Calling cues in a musical number
* Everything you need to know to survive Production Week

Nicole Hardy & Annah Jacobs Find out about your tutors
Saturday 4.30 – 5.30pm

Costume Design and Wardrobe

Interested in becoming involved in a wardrobe team? Have you worked on small plays or musicals?
This workshop will cover:
* Building a wardrobe
* Fast changes
* Period costuming

Claire Field, Tracey Wilson and Maria Eaton Find out about your tutors
Sunday 9.15 – 10.15 am

Makeup and Hair

Interested in working in the makeup and hair team? Want to learn some tips and tricks?
This workshop will cover:
* On stage basic makeup for males and females
* Speciality makeup tricks/tips
* Individual cast makeup kits
* Wig preparation

Jocelyn Kerr Find out about your tutor
Sunday 10.45 – 11.45 am

A big thank you to our funder  Creative Communities Scheme and sponsor Clarence St Theatre for the weekend.


Minimum age – 13 years old
$10 per workshop or
$40 for up to 6 workshops
(ends 22 Feb 2020)

$15 per workshop
(after 22 Feb 2020)

HOS Members

$18 per workshop or
$70 for up to 6 workshops
(ends 22 Feb 2020)

$23 per workshop
(after 22 Feb 2020)


$25 per workshop or
$100 for up to 6 workshops
(ends 22 Feb 2020)

$30 per workshop
(after 22 Feb 2020)

Become a Member

Become a member of HOS and receive discounted workshops.
Memberships from $20