August Seminar Professional Development Sunday 26th August

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Date(s) - 26/08/2018
9:00 am - 3:45 pm

Castlereagh Boutique Hotel - The Masonic Club

Venue: Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, 169 Castlereagh Street Sydney NSW 2000 Cost: Early bird rates available if payment made on or prior to Friday 17th August.
PROGRAMME: Sunday 26th August, 2018
9.00 Arrival and Registration
9.25 Welcome and outline of the day
9.30 Niki Simpson – Principles of Stage Make Up
11.00 Morning Tea (provided)
11.15 Sari Eramus- Hickey – Play Production and Stagecraft (Part 1)
12.15 Lunch (not provided)
1.30 Sari Eramus-Hickey – Play Production and Stagecraft (Part 2)
2.30 Touchstones – Peer Led Learning ‘Focus on Relaxation’ Noel Cislowski
3.40 Committee Meeting Agenda items to be emailed to [email protected] by Friday 10th August
4:45 Conclusion of Day
COST: Early Bird registration closes Friday 17th August 2018
Member: Early Bird: $80 Regular Rate: $110
Non Members: Early Bird: $100 Regular Rate: $130
Concession/Senior: Early Bird: $70 Regular Rate: $85
Students: Early Bird: $60 Regular Rate: $60
First time attendee: Early Bird: $35 Regular Rate: $35
*Note: there is no student or first-time attendee Early Bird rate. Early Bird closes on 17th August 2018, after which full rates apply.
PAYMENT: By TrYbooking: Click on August Seminar on the top right-hand side of this page and click BOOK NOW for secure online payment by Mastercard, Visa or AMEX (preferred method) Payments will close online on Thursday Thursday 23 August.
On the Day Registration: Cash or cheque only on arrival at seminar.
NIKI SIMPSONPrinciples of Stage Makeup Workshop
Niki Simpson is a makeup artist with over 10 years experience in everything from Stage to Photography, Film, TV and Bridal. She also has a background as a stage and screen actor, and after years of applying her own makeup for performance was motivated to complete her professional training.
In this presentation she will introduce you to the principles of stage makeup, the tools and products required and demonstrate the design and application of a basic makeup for women or men using products you can find easily on any budget. She will cover:
Principles Of Stage Makeup Basic stage makeup design for both men and women Products used and how to apply and remove them The importance of hygiene How to use makeup tools and clean them
SARI ERAMUS-HICKEYPlay Production & Stagecraft Sari Erasmus-Hickey has been involved in Education and Performing Arts education on many levels. It started after auditioning and being accepted in a Teachers’ training course with specialisation in Speech and Drama. Once she started teaching, she completed a Licentiate in Speech and Drama through the University of South Africa and pursued her interest in acting with involvement in Theatre productions. Most memorable was a professional production of Electra by Sophocles with a director from the Athens Theatre in Greece.
After settling in Australia she continued a career in Teaching, with great involvement in school productions and Performing Arts Festivals. She chaired a regional committee, organising Drama festivals for some ten years. She adjudicated Debating and Public Speaking events for several years.
Involvement in theatre productions continued through out and she has performed in more than twenty plays such as Macbeth, Steptoe and Son and Dirty Dusting. The Q Theatre workshops presented opportunities for further skills development and SariE was a member of the advance group for three years. She has directed twenty one major productions, the last being Happiness by David Williamson in 2018.
Sari will be covering the following material:
● Creating and capitalising on opportunities for performance ● Venues: Play production in school studio (Finding a venue) ● Play production Process: Play/script selection, auditions, rehearsals, marketing. ● Stagecraft: practicalities of set design, blocking, movement, technical, lighting and sound.
At times, members will be actively involved, in group problem solving activities
TOUCHSTONES – Relaxation
We are continuing our regular sessions for the sharing of corporate knowledge from basics to the best. We all have experience in teaching various aspects of the foundations of our craft and these sessions will be facilitated by members of your committee to bring out the combined knowledge of the group for the benefit of brand new teachers and re-energising those with years of experience.
So bring your ideas, experience and enthusiasm to share with the other members of the Association. The topic in August is “Relaxation” led by Noel Cislowski, prior to a peer led discussion.