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Speak me Mighty with Matriark: Workshop

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Newtown Library

8 - 10 Brown Street

Newtown, NSW 2042

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Write and perform your poetry set to the sounds and
sights of Matriark Theatre.

Bring your words with you or write them in the workshop, then turn them into a performance with the visuals and soundscapes of Matriark Theatre. If you've got something to say, this is a safe place to say it; grow your tiny whisper into a mighty voice.

This March, our regular meetups for high-school students start with spoken word. Matriark Theatre joins us for some creative collaboration in our 3-hour workshop. At the end, you’ll put on a public performance and present your poetry.


Workshop and Performance

Hone your writing and self-expression through a series of writing exercises with poet Dr Gareth Jenkins. Members of Matriark Theatre will work with you to produce projections and soundscapes that make your words come alive. Grow your confidence in this non-competitive environment.

After the workshop, participants will put on a short performance for friends and supporters.

Spoken words blend with audio and visuals to add another dimension to your words.

Matriark Theatre

Sydney-based theatre-makers, Matriark, create new work for young people and families. Residing above Waterloo Library in one of the City of Sydney’s new Creative Live/Work spaces, they hail from a variety of creative backgrounds. Matriark use puppetry and physical comedy to build worlds and imagine surreal characters and stories for the stage. Their work has graced numerous Sydney stages, including the Monkey Baa Theatre, City of Sydney, Casula Powerhouse and Riverside Theatres.

The free workshop is suitable for high-school students 13+ and no prior experience is necessary. With a maximum of 20, bookings are recommended.

The free performance is suitable for anyone who appreciates improvisation and the views of young people. Bookings recommended.

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