Inject a boost of Shakespeare into your year with shake & stir’s 2017 MECC Shakespeare In-Residency.
Want to be treated like a professional actor? Want to run the drills, hone your skills and be put through your paces while starting to think about your own style of professional practice? Then get ready to exercise your creative muscles.
Presented by Shake & Stir Theatre Co. and the MECC.
Residency Workshop : $80 admission for 5 days
Residency Workshop + ticket to shake & stir co. performance of Dracula > Thursday 27 July, 7:30pm > $95
(Combined Workshop and Dracula ticket can only be purchased via the MECC Box Office in person or phone 4961 9777)
You will be motivated to push your artistic boundaries in a stimulating and rewarding environment while discovering a range of skills and techniques all with a focus on William Shakespeare.
At the culmination of the week, showcase the creative fruits of your labour in a fully-staged performance at the Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre complete with showcase lighting by the shake & stir touring crew.
Collaborate with an experienced, mega-team of industry professionals including the cast of Dracula - Ross Balbuziente, Nelle Lee, Adele Querol, Nicholas Skubij, Michael Wahr & David Whitney.
With Mackay a regular shake & stir stop on our national tours, participants would know shake & stir from previous main stage shows including Statespeare, Animal Farm, 1984, Wuthering Heights, Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts and Tequila Mockingbird as well as our extensive in-schools touring.
Students must be available for all workshop times across the week-long residency.
Monday, July 24 > 5pm – 8pm
Tuesday, July 25 > 9am – 5pm
Wednesday, July 26 > 9am – 5pm
Thursday, July 27 > 9am – 5pm
Friday, July 28 > 9am – 5pm