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The Boal Project - Academy production team 2016
Tue., 30/08/2016, 4:00 pm – Thu., 27/10/2016, 7:00 pm AEST
What's your dream?
Ever wanted to change the world?
Augusto Boal helped change the world. He taught people how to fight for their human rights.
He was so good at it the government of Brazil exiled him for being too dangerous.
What is your voice? Can you be dangerous? What do you want to change? What do you want more of? What makes you angry, exultant, happy or sad? Let's make a show about it!
Let's make a show that starts with the work of Augusto Boal and discover how our voices can change the ourselves and the world .
It's not about telling people what to do. It's using theatre to re-write the software of your own brain!
Boal created amazing techniques:
Let's see what happens when we speak out loud.
An Acting and Communication Academy Production with Artist in Residence and Director, Christopher Tomkinson.
A graduate of WAAPA, Christopher has directed and devised shows for The Actor’s Centre, ATYP, AIM, Camp Quality and Shopfront. His next project is 'The Second Age Project' with Sport for Jove Theatre. His play, The Orphan’s Orchard, has been published by Cambridge University Press. He has performed with Sport for Jove, Bell Shakespeare, Sydney Theatre Company, Ensemble Theatre, Pinchgut Opera, and he in the musical Eureka. His camera credits include multiple appearances in both Water Rats and A Country Practice, the ABC telemovies Hunger and Princess Kate and lead roles in the short films Bus Ride, Teeny Weeny, The Mystic Halls of Time and the slasher feature Slaughtered. In 1999 Christopher studied in London and Paris with Philippe Gaulier and Pantheatre through a Lend Lease Scholarship.