A platform for collaborative exchange between Caravan Next partners Teatr Brama (Poland) and Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium (Denmark) with Milk Crate Theatre, Shopfront Arts Co-Op, Spark Youth Theatre, artists and community members.

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•CONFERENCE•
SONGS

Monday 29 October | 9am–6pm

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For

Artists, theorists & community members

SPEAKERS

10 international and Sydney-based theatre practitioners & facilitators. Read about our speakers.

What it is

A platform for exchange between local and international approaches to socially engaged theatre, with a program that includes:

  • creating cultural spaces

  • songs and acts

  • presentations on how theatre changes the way we think, feel and relate

  • case studies of socially engaged theatre projects

  • open discussions about the role of artistic practice in social life

Venue

Redfern Town Hall
73 Redfern Street, Redfern

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•WORKSHOP •
THEATRES

Tuesday 30 October | 9am–4pm

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For

Artists & community members

Facilitated by

Teatr Brama (Poland) & Anna Stigsgaard from Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium (Denmark)

What it is

An opportunity to develop new professional skills in vocal performance and socially engaged theatre making, and create a song to be performed in the Barter.

Venue

Redfern Town Hall
73 Redfern Street, Redfern

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•BARTER•
SOCIAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Presentation – Tuesday 30 October | 5pm

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For

General public, artists & community groups

Facilitated by

Anna Stigsgaard from Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium (Denmark) & Teatr Brama (Poland)

What it is

A pop-up public performance where what we, as individuals or groups, can do is woven together in a common performance.

Venue

Redfern Town Hall
73 Redfern St, Redfern 

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•PARTICIPANT ENQUIRIES•

The Conference is one of 10 international conferences in the frame of the European Social Community Theatre Project Caravan Next – co-funded by the Creative Europe Program. The conferences aim to spread inspiration, tools and knowledge about social community theatre based on the experiences of the 30 Caravan Next events.

All 10 Caravan Next conferences in 2018:

APRIL: Conference in Brussels, Belgium, by Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium – Odin Teatret. MAY: Conference in Seville, Spain, by Atalaya/TNT. JUNE: Conference in Szczecin, Poland, by Teatr Brama. SEPTEMBER: Conference in The Hague,The Netherlands, By ZID Theatre. OCTOBER: Conference in Yerevan, Armenia, by Atalaya/TNT, Conference in Turin, Italy, by UNITO/SCT Center, Conference in TaoYuan City, Taiwan, by Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium - Odin Teatret, Conference in Goulburn and Sydney, Australia, by Teatr Brama. NOVEMBER: Conference in Morocco, by ZID Theater, Conference taking place in both New York and Bethlehem, USA, by UNITO/SCT Center.

Further information

10 international and Sydney-based theatre practitioners & facilitators.

 

Daniel Jacewicz, Caravan Next representative, Teatr Brama, POLAND
Founder and leader of Teatr Brama
More info – Caravan Next | More info – Teatr Brama

Margot Politis, Milk Crate Theatre, AUSTRALIA
Artistic Director of Milk Crate Theatre and recognised leader in NSW inclusive arts practice
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Jess Cook, 107 Projects, AUSTRALIA
Managing Director of 107 Projects and creative entrepreneur working in community, government and corporate arenas
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Jenny Chrissy, Teatr Brama, USA & POLAND
Project manager, actress, arts educator, cultural animator with Teatr Brama
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Dr Laleen Jayamanne, AUSTRALIA & CEYLON
Cinema Studies teacher at the University of Sydney from 1990-2014
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Alice Williams, AUSTRALIA
Conference organiser, independent artist, PhD candidate, and socially engaged theatre maker
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Martin Edmond, AUSTRALIA
Author and screenwriter
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Natalie Rose, Shopfront Arts Co–op, AUSTRALIA
One third of the performance collective POST, and Creative Director of Shopfront Arts Co-op
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Felicity Nicol, Spark Youth Theatre, AUSTRALIA
Theatre director, performance maker and Artistic Director of Spark Youth Theatre
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Anna Stigsgaard, Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium, DENMARK
Current director-in-residence at the international theatre Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium
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Everything you need to know about the event

 

VenuE

Redfern Town Hall
73 Pitt Street Redfern

Conference

Monday 29 October | 9am–6pm

Workshop

Tuesday 30 October | 9am–4pm

barter

Tuesday 30 October | 5pm

Tickets

One day pass (Conference OR Workshop) – $40 / $20 concession
Two day pass (Conference, Workshop & Barter) – $50 / $40 concession
Community & Unwaged – Free

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CATERING

Conference tickets include a catered lunch on Monday 29th October.

The Tudor Hotel and it’s bistro are offering attendees who show their event pass 20% off lunch, dinner and drinks on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th October.

TRANSPORT

Train – Redfern Station (5 minutes walk)
Bus – 305, 308, 309, 310 (1 minute walk from Redfern Street)
Ride – your are awesome!
Drive – Pitt Street has very limited 2hr on-street parking

accessibility

Redfern Town Hall has ramps at front of building, lift to upper floors, and accessible toilet.
Hearing loop at the front of the Redfern Town Hall for people who are hearing impaired.

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