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Clowning around with Beatboxing and Mime

Digital performance workshop

Join Dr AudiYO - Holly Austin, for a series of exercises designed to unlock imaginative play.

In your classroom.

 

“By not using words in this workshop we’ll explore other more universal ways to express ourselves and our characters, through the use of vocal percussion and our physical body to help communicate story.”

Holly Austin

Voice, body, and imagination!

Join Dr AudiYO - Holly Austin, for a series of exercises designed to unlock imaginative play.

Holly will teach skills in mime and help students invent their very own clown character. Along the way beatboxing will be introduced to create sound effects that will underscore your clown character comedy.  

Presented by Sydney Opera House

More about Holly Austin... 

Holly Austin is one of Australia’s most versatile multi-disciplinary performers celebrated for her individuality in theatre-making and her unique vocal dexterity. She studied Clowning with Pierre Byland in Switzerland and Improvisation with Keith Johnstone at Loose Moose Theatre Company in Canada, and at Second City in Chicago. In addition to being a versatile and skilled performer, Holly is a writer for both stage & screen, generating much of her own work. 

Holly is also a musician and beatboxer and played at the SXSW Festival with Sui Zhen as well as performing with the likes of Grammy Award winning artist Common, Martha Wainwright, John Butler, Amanda Palmer, Holly Throsby.

NSW Syllabus Links

Subject

Objectives

Outcomes

Stage 2

Stage 3

English

Speaking and listening

EN2–1A

EN3–1A

Thinking imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically

EN2–10C

EN3–7C

Drama

Making

DRAS2.1

DRAS2.2

DRAS3.1

DRAS3.2

Music

Performing

MUS2.1

MUS3.1

Organising Sound

MUS2.2

MUS3.2

 

Learning across the Curriculum

Australian Curriculum General Capabilites

Other General Capabilites

Literacy

Critical and creative thinking

Personal and social capability

 

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