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"Spring into Theatre Workshop" - Echuca Moama Theatre Company
September school holidays just got better for 20 young people!
Would you like to be involved in a holiday program that ends in a musical theatre performance? Do you love theatre and drama and wish to hone your skills and have a bit of fun?
The "Spring Into Theatre Workshop" is designed to encourage local youth to develop musical theatre skills and confidence. (Young people currently involved in this year's EMTC Youth Production are not eligible to apply)
Five days of fully supervised fun for 12 - 18 year old, current Secondary School students. An action packed week of fun and learning skills of the theatre from 22nd - 26th September 2014.
Learn: drama games, audition skills, voice care and projection, body and movement, character development, sets, props and backdrops, Build self esteem and confidence, make new friends.
Facilitated and tutored by experienced actors, directors, backstage crew, trained teachers and a local playwright.
Three days of intensive learning at Echuca Moama Theatre Company's shed on Simmie Street, Echuca. A trip to see a major production of Les Miserables in Melbourne and a day of performance on Friday at local Aged Care facilities to showcase your talent.
Total cost is $200 per participant (includes some snacks and drinks, transport and show tickets for Melbourne trip and youth membership to EMTC)
To Book: (limited to strictly 20 places on a 'first in' basis)
Or email completed paperwork and pay via EFT
Or attend to pay in cash/ bring your cheque/ money order on the due date 2nd August
Full details for payment are on the registration form.
Places are NOT CONFIRMED until payment & registration form is received.
Year 10 students from Regional Victorian schools with a passion for science were invited to John MonashScience School (JMSS) for a 3-week block to attend classes with JMSS students, visit Monash University for science workshops, and experience Melbourne. Maegan Johnson from Year 10 has demonstrated excellent initiative and has been selected to attend the Regional program. She is currently studying at the John Monash Science School.
Maegan will study Emerging Sciences in fields such as:
Maegan will return to JMSS to present her Emerging Science projects to peers, parents, teachers and academics at the annual Science Fair in October.
Pat Farmer is an Australian ultramarathon runner with 32 years in the field. He holds countless records achieved in the hottest places in the world and the coldest. In 2011 Pat ran from the North Pole to the South Pole, a total of 21,000km's, to raise funds for the International Red Cross. In 2013 Pat ran the length of Vietnam to bring clean water projects to those in need throughout the country. This was achieved through support of the Vietnamese Red Cross.
Pat is a multiple world record holder for endurance running. He has run around Australia and across North America twice. Pat served 8 years as a Member of Australia’s Parliament, with 3 years as Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Science and Training.
Winner of “Achiever of the Year” (2000), awarded by Prime Minister, John Howard. Pat has raised millions of dollars for causes during his 20-year running career including Lifeline, Cancer Council, and Diabetes Australia.
Echuca College were lucky to have Pat visit the College and share some of his amazing journeys and experiences with our students. Pat shared the messages to "Never Give Up" , "Always believe in yourself", "The only person who quits for you is you". Students really enjoyed his presentation and were amazed by his achievements.