CAMP | Come And Make Performance
Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 April 2015
An intensive weekend of delightfully ruthless creative investigations for community members with and without disabilities.
Each workshop results in a performance. Positions are limited and bookings are essential.
Full weekend, full day or single workshop tickets available.
CAMP is a supported and inclusive event. When registering you can note any accessibility requirements you might have. If you are not able to use the online form please contact us and we will assist you with your registration.
2015 ARTISTS & WORKSHOPS
ROB REID | PLAY AND PERFORMANCE
Games as physical performance and story telling. Robert Reid is a playwright, game designer and Artistic Director of Pop Up Playground.
ADELE VARCOE | FASHION BABY
Work it, own it, show it. Create costumes, props & sets for a mind-blowing fashion show. Adele Varcoe is a designer, artist & director who creates fashion performances.
JESSICA BELLAMY | DIAMONDS IN THE DIRT
Devise a performance inspired by the guilty pleasure of popular culture. Jessica Bellamy is a playwright and theatre maker.
DAN HAN | RADICAL BODIES
Breaking your borders and exploring the body through space, rhythm and play. Daniel Han is a performer, theatre maker, and founding member of the Studio Matejka physical theatre company (Poland).
LYNDEL QUICK | FLOURISH!
Explore the movement of the French courts of Marie Antoinette and Louis the 14th. Lyndel Quick is a choreographer and director currently making work with Blink Dance Theatre.
NICOLA GUNN | SIMPLE ACT
Explore everyday ordinariness to make performance from nothing. Nicola Gunn writes, directs and performs her own work in Australia and internationally.
JOSEPH O'FARRELL | PURE HORROR!!
Creating performance from ghost stories. Joseph O'Farrell (JOF) is a theatre maker, installation artist and curator.
EMMA VALENTE & KATE DAVIS | GET MESS
Making Visual Theatre with THE RABBLE. Kate Davis and Emma Valente are the co artistic director’s of avant garde theatre company THE RABBLE.
PETER HOUGHTON | TAKING THE PITH
Make comic performance by sending up the bigwigs. Pete Houghton is a writer, director and actor.
INGRID VOORENDT | ACTION!
Movement, task based performance, and improvisation. Ingrid Voorendt is a director and a choreographer.
TAMARA SEARLE & ADELE VARCOE | THE SECRET LIFE OF COSTUMES
Bring out your inner costume designer in collaborative, improvised performance. Tamara Searle is the Artistic Associate of Back to Back Theatre.
JAMES PRATT | WHAT COULD BE MORE AWFUL THAN DYING?
In this workshop we’ll look at the fun, physicality, timing and idiocy of playing dead. James Pratt is a theatre maker, director and performer.
EMERGING ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES
Back to Back Theatre has six free places to offer emerging artists interested in processes for devising performance to attend workshops over the course of the weekend. The positions are valued at $246.
Interested designers, directors and writers are invited to forward a one-paragraph expression of interest, stating why they would like to attend CAMP and how it will benefit their practice.
In most cases, an emerging artist is generally considered to be someone in the first 5 years of their professional practice.
Please forward expressions of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm 20th February. Places will be confirmed by 23rd February.
NDIS: Back to Back Theatre is a registered NDIS service provider. If you receive funding from the NDIS and would like to direct funds towards the CAMP program, please contact us on the details below to discuss eligibility.
CARERS: In general we encourage participants to engage in workshops without a carer. However, if a participant requires specialised one-on-one support please contact us to discuss this. Carers and guardians are welcome to participate in the workshops as a fee payer and will need to fill out an individual registration form.
Enquiries & Booking Assistance
Community Programs Coordinator
PH: (03) 5221 2029
Back to Back Theatre
Old Courthouse Building (entry via Police Lane)
60 Lt Malop Street
Geelong, VIC 3220
If you associate with having a disability and the cost of the program is a significant barrier for you, please contact us.
Terms & Conditions:
If you allocate yourself to multiple workshops within the one timeslot, Back to Back Theatre cannot guarantee your position in those workshops. If you register for more workshops than you have paid for, Back to Back Theatre can edit your registration at their discretion. Registrations are non-refundable, but can be transferred up to 48 hours prior to the event commencing. To attend the workshops as a concession ticket holder, a valid student card or healthcare card is required.
Image: SUMMER SCHOOL 2014 Photo: Ahmarnya Price
Supported by: Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Victoria, City of Greater Geelong, Give Where You Live, TAC, R.E. Ross Trust, Gandel Philanthropy, Deakin University & Percy Baxter Charitable Trust.