Physical Theatre & Circus

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Suitability:
Grades 7 - 12
Available Terms:
Terms 1 - 4
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It’s Theatre meets Circus via a whole range of physical skills that can be applied to any unit, be it Brecht, Shakespeare, Clown, Physical Theatre or… Circus!

Students will experience:

  • Physical performance
  • Theatrical application of physical skills
  • Complicite and ensemble building
  • Fast physical performance creation
  • Improved co-ordination and awareness of self in time, space and relation to others
  • Principles of balance (counter-balance, basic human balances and group pyramids)
  • Generation of movement from text and of text from movement
  • Working with emotional and physical stimuli
  • The power of dynamic stillness and considered movement

Workshops can be tailored to suit your group’s skill level and required outcomes.

DurationPricing
60 mins$275
90 mins$440
120 mins$550
180 mins$660
Full Day$1100

All prices include GST

"Homunculus was fantastic to work with, as they planned these workshops based on my students prior knowledge and their own and the school's resources. They made each workshop engaging and the students thoroughly enjoyed working with them.★★★★★

- Redcliffe SHS, QLD

"The performers were absolutely excellent! Ability to read the audience and improvise was excellent. Focus and skill was amazing to watch and great content/meaning beyond just circus skill.★★★★★

- St Rita's College, QLD

"This act was a great culmination of content, mask and physical theatre skills. It wowed the students with the acrobatic tricks and fully engaged them in the action on the stage. The questions section involved very well formed and informative answers. A lovely experience. Thank you. 5 Stars!★★★★★

- The Total School Of Education, QLD

"Students in Years 9, 11, and 12 then had the privilege of workshopping many of the techniques and ideas explored in the performance, during a one-hour-long actor-led session. All such students have enthusiastically spoken of the workshop experience and how great it was to tackle team-building through a dramatic lens. It was a wonderful opportunity for students to engage with professionals in the field and to gain inside knowledge of the workings of this genre of theatre.
Cannot wait to have you back again!★★★★★

-St Marys College, mMaryborough, QLD