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Dreams of Benny by Sarah-Vyne Vassallo and collaborators

15 April 2024

In the Centre for Creativity


An immersive movement-based, creative experience for people with disabilities by Sarah-Vyne Vassallo and Collaborators.

Uplifting and joyful workshop

Benny is a seal that lives on the steps of the Sydney Opera House. He visits occasionally and perches regally, taking up all the space he wants, basking in the adoration of people taking photos. This immersive workshop created by professional artists with disability takes participants on an imaginative journey - through a series of experiences that explore Benny’s admirable qualities. Over three hours participants will move and collaborate, exploring a variety of materials and objects and finally come together to participate in one magical moment.

Whilst no experience is necessary, people who enjoy the following will thrive in this workshop:

  • Moving and physicalising creative tasks
  • Imaginative exploration
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Sensory activation

This workshop will involve visual and auditory queues and a range of movements adaptable to any ability as well as use of coloured lights and textured props.

Presented by Sydney Opera House


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