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Back to Back Theatre

60 Little Malop St
Geelong
Victoria
Australia 3220

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PO Box 1257
Geelong
Victoria
Australia 3220

Tel 61 3 5221 2029

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CAMP

Come And Make Performance
Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 March 2018

Registrations for CAMP 2018 are now open. Click here to register.

CAMP is Back to Back Theatre’s annual weekend of delightfully ruthless theatre-making workshops for community members with and without disability who love, or are curious about, performance making.

No experience is necessary and new faces are especially welcome.

Full weekend, full day or single workshop tickets are available but positions are limited and bookings are essential.

 

Scroll down for more information on the 2018 program including the full line up of artists, workshop descriptions, the timetable, access information, contact person and everything else you need to know about attending CAMP.

CAMP 2018 is supported by Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria, City of Greater Geelong, TAC, Give Where You Live, Geelong Community Foundation and Helen Macpherson Smith Trust.

2018 Program – Artists & Workshop Descriptions

SARAH KRIEGLER & JACOB WILLIAMS
SHADOW MAKER

Explore the world of shadow puppetry as a story-telling tool, using your body as a puppet.

Sarah Kriegler and Jacob Williams make puppetry that pushes beyond expectations as Lemony S Puppet Theatre.

 

ROMANIE HARPER
EVENT vs ENVIRONMENT

Constructing performance spaces that explore the ways that a space or environment can change the way we view an event.

Romanie Harper is a designer and theatre maker.

 

TAMARA SEARLE & INGRID VOORENDT
BIBLIOMANIAC

An abundance of stories amidst the silent book stacks at the Geelong Library are the site and inspiration for performance making.

Tamara Searle is a director and Artistic Associate at Back to Back Theatre.

Ingrid Voorendt is a director and performance maker.

 

JACK SHEPPARD
COMMON GROUND

Create performance through individual, collective and First Nation Perspectives using movement and text.

Jack Sheppard of the Kurtjar Clan, is a performing artist who works in the fields of movement, theatre, dance and poetry.

 

CHRIS DUNSTAN
MISSION: IMPOSSIBILITY

Embrace failure and the impossible to be silly, vulnerable and to leave your own mark when devising for theatre.

Chris Dunstan is a theatre maker, community artist and the current Artistic Director of Spark Youth Theatre.

 

ZOEY DAWSON
YOUR LIFE YOUR WAY

Create a unique script for performance based on your real (and imagined) life.

Zoey Dawson is a playwright, theatre maker and performer.

 

ADENA JACOBS
O FORTUNA!

A devising workshop inspired by the grand narratives and imagery of opera: explore the excess, the beauty, the highs and the lows, the lovers and the losers. No singing involved.

Adena Jacobs is a theatre & opera director and the Artistic Director of Fraught Outfit.

 

JACKSON CASTIGLIONE
LIFE CYCLE

Make performance exploring momentous occasions within our lives – birth, death and the in between bit.

Jackson Castiglione is an artist and director, he works with Field Theory, and also a lot with kids.

 

EMILIE COLLYER
WORDS FALL

Big lies, small truths, everyday moments, epic revelations: a workshop about making performances from the many ways words help us and fail us.

Emilie Collyer is a playwright, author and poet.

 

JOSEPH O’FARRELL (JOF)
INFINITY DANCE JAM

An all dancing, all creating, feast of activities that promotes accessibility, community and the universal nature of dance!

JOF is a multi-artist who makes works that celebrate the diversity of our community.

 

CHRISTOPHER BROWN & SIMON LAHERTY
RIDDLE ME THIS

Make performance from provocations and riddles designed to measure lateral thinking, social intelligence and assertiveness.

Simon Laherty is an actor and director and member of the Back to Back ensemble.

Christopher Brown is an actor, director and theatre maker.

AVIVA REED
MULTI – SPECIES

Explore drawing as performance and create a large-scale map of life and its connections.

Aviva Reed is an artist who explores science.

To view the CAMP 2018 Timetable click here

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Accessible Event

CAMP is a supportive and inclusive event. When you register, you will have the opportunity to note any accessibility requirements you might have.

Back to Back Theatre is a registered provider with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).  If you receive support from the NDIA it might be possible to direct funds towards attending CAMP.

If cost is a barrier for you to attend, please contact us so we can discuss your options together.

Contact Us

Please direct enquiries to:
Nikki Watson
Community Programs Coordinator
nikki@backtobacktheatre.com
(03) 5221 2029

Back to Back Theatre will be closed from 22 December 2017 and will reopen on 8 January 2018. If you need to get in touch with us urgently, please email info@backtobacktheatre.com, otherwise we look forward to getting back to you when we return from holidays.

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Upcoming Performances

03 Mar 2018 - 04 Mar 2018

CAMP, Back to Back Theatre, Geelong