Category Archives: Performing Arts

The Technology Show!! By Squidstamp

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The Technology show is a show of skits,

that describes the awesomeness and

downsides of social media

and all technology of the 21st Century!!

Funny skits are what made the show interesting, as well as

a small discussion           thingy at the end.

The show was as informative as it was entertaining.

There was a cool song at the end about not letting technology rule you, you rule it!

Mum said she liked the educational message about not letting technology control you.

My brother also thought it was a cool show.

This was on at the La Mama Courthouse in Carlton during the school holidays.

Here are some pics:

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iCloud—-LOL Smile

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Here I am with the performers.

Argy Barge!!!

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We (the other 9-12 YO kids and I at the Argy Barge workshop at the Roola Boola festival) started off with a fresh canvas! No – one had pre – planned our storyline. We  got to make it up ourselves.

We started  off by playing some fun acting  games to help us get used to what we would be doing over the next 4 hours.

After we had finished up with the games (and when I had finished failing miserably), we started pouring out our ideas up onto the white board. We came up with many random, crazy, impossible – in – real – life ideas. We made sure that our story was weird, funny, wacky, impossible – in – real – life  and most off all … RANDOM! We had meerkats, an assassin that killed people with a blunt pencil, lactose – intolerance free cheesecake, Fartenstein ( yes, I spelt that right!!! )  and a twist … sort – of.

We used all kinds of acting! We used puppets, ourselves as the actors, shadow puppetry and lighting effects!

We put on the performance for our families afterwards and you can see a sample of the enthusiastic response in the video below.  My mum and brother enjoyed the show.

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Hannah with theatre director of Argy Barge – Anthony Crowley

Also here is a sample of a production from the workshop.

The Curious Game by Born In A Taxi

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ALL HAIL THE QUEEN!

ALL HAIL THE  QUEEN!

The Curious Game - Queen and Knight

The Curious Game – Queen and Knight

The Curious Game - Pawn

The Curious Game – Pawn

The Curious Game Trio

The Curious Game Trio

At the Royal Court, is a Mega – sized ( not cereal – box sized ) chessboard, with us Royal Subjects as the pieces. But, this not a game of moving, taking, and capturing pieces – this is a game of imagination, and copycattering!! There are hardly any rules, except for one: NO YAWNING ALLOWED!

You must not displease the Queen, or else, her “club” will come in search of your behind! You must be willing to take part! The Queen said, and I quote, “… I want FULL PARTICIPATION!” If you win the “curious game”, you will be crowned king/queen over all of … “BigNosePeople Land!” ( or at least, I think that’s what they are called….. )

The Curious Game Trio

The Curious Game Trio

My brother thought  it was  brilliant!! And mum thought the costumes were also fabulous!!

The Curious Game - the Queen and I

The Curious Game – the Queen and I

  

 

 

 

I went to this on 2nd July 2013 at the Roola Boola Festival run by City of Stonnington, Melbourne.  There are more great performances and kids workshops running through to this Friday 5th July see www.roolaboola.com to book.

 I am also attending the Argy Barge Puppetry workshop at the Festival this Friday – looking forward to it!  Perhaps will see you there! Open-mouthed smile

Also here’s a sample of a performance of The Curious Game from another show: