Come And Make Performance
Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 March
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 2019 program including the full lineup of artists, workshop descriptions, the timetable, access information, contact person and everything else you need to know about attending CAMP.
CAMP 2019 is supported by Give Where You Live, Geelong Community Foundation, Helen Macpherson Smith Trust, Percy Baxter Charitable Trust, Angior Family Foundation, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), V/Line, the City of Greater Geelong – Creative Arts Program, Geelong Regional Library Corporation & Courthouse Youth Arts.
Join the exclusive all day-workshop for high school students only on Sunday 31 March. Click here to register or scroll down to learn more about this workshop.
Back to Back Theatre has four free positions to offer emerging artists in their first five years of practice who are interested in processes for devising socially inclusive performance. To apply, please send a one – page description of your experience and why you’d benefit from this opportunity to
(03) 5221 2029
CAMP is a supportive and inclusive event. When you register, you 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.
For more information please contact:
Community Programs Assistant
(03) 5221 2029
View the CAMP 2019 Workshop Timetable
Download the CAMP 2019 Information Pack
An experiment in how we work with our body’s senses, memories and impulses to create movement.
Paea is a dancer, dance maker, writer and teacher.
Copying each other and finding copy cats through a series of activities and games.
POST is an acclaimed collective known for making fiercely intelligent and entertaining theatre.
Making performance using phone calls, answering machines and text messages. (Please bring your own headphones and mobile phone.)
Sandpit blend design and technology to create captivating experiences in the digital and physical world.
Exploring techniques for screen-based performance.
Miranda is an award-winning writer and director, and premiered her debut feature film shot in Geelong at MIFF in 2018.
Using microphones and looping pedals to generate soundscapes.
Zoë is a cellist, composer, performance maker and educator.
Using audio-cued performance techniques to explore the idea of being alone together. (Please bring your own headphones and smartphone.)
Roslyn is a writer/director who makes headphone-verbatim and audio-driven performance.
Exploring change and transformation by creating characters, personas and masks.
Sophie is a director, curator and writer with a background in contemporary art.
Maude and Emma bring the tropes of Burlesque – the classic strut, the bump, the grind – together with your individual bodies to make something unique and wonderful!
Maude is a theatre maker and performance artist. Emma is a performance maker who has done Shakespeare, Burlesque and everything in between.
Giving attention to the movement and sound of the outside world to create a performance.
Lz creates performance experiences that connect our inside experience with the outside world.
Creating secret rules for performance: entering the dance without knowing any of the choreography by heart, meeting someone for the first time in the afterlife.
Shian is a dancer who has always relied on serendipities.
Explore defective interview techniques, ineffective conflict resolutions, dysfunctional double acts and displaced social commentaries with estranged cousins Ahmarnya Price and Scott Price.
Ahmarnya is a visual artist and performance maker. Scott is an actor and a Back to Back ensemble member.
Everything is the work and we are all makers, gathering the sources of our projects every day.
Leisa Shelton is a performance artist/maker and curator with a practice that foregrounds collaboration. Sarah is a member of the Back to Back ensemble.
(All day Youth workshop. For ages 12 – 17 only)
A playful day-long performance workshop exploring the idea of tracks and traces as intertwined with life and story.
Amelia is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator with an interest in processes that nurture connections between people. Alex makes live art with young people at the intersection of art, culture and politics.