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What Does the World Need To Hear?

BY Theatre Works | 03-Sep-2014
A workshop for 7-12 year olds. A fact. A whisper. A stern voice. A joke. Maybe ( ) Together thinks there are enough adults voices and opinions in the world. So this is about children (ie you!) taking centre-stage and yelling loud what you believe needs to be said. What Does the World Need To Hear is part of Kaleidoscope - a micro-festival of performance and participatory experiences for under 12s. This workshop will take place at Luna Park. All bookings must be made in advance.
Venue: Luna Park
Address: 18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda
Date: 03 Oct 2014 - 04 Oct 2014
Time: 11:15am and 1:45pm
Ticket: All tickets are $20.00
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What Does the World Need To Hear?
Presented by: Theatre Works A fact. A whisper. A stern voice. A joke. Maybe ( ) Together thinks there are enough adults voices and opinions in the world. So this is about children (ie you!) taking centre-stage and yelling loud what you believe needs to be said. Come yell into a megaphone, hide hand-made notes for adults to find & be a VIP artist taking on the world! This workshop focuses on discussion & empowering children to find ways in which they can voice their opinions through performance art and gifting. This workshop will be facilitated by Alex Desebrock Alex Desebrock is an independent artist based in Melbourne. Her work spans interactive theatre, live art, installations, online and public interventions. Her practice focuses around empathy, connecting strangers, big questions, democracy and the child’s voice. 

She is the lady behind Maybe (__) Together that have presented across a range of venues and festivals, including Sydney Festival, Awesome Festival, Federation Square, The Arts Centre, White Night Melbourne, Harvest Festival, ArtPlay, The School of Life Melbourne, homes, street corners and on a plinth in front of the Brunswick Town Hall. A series of interventions have also been performed in London, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Alex completed Animateuring (VCA) in 2011 and was awarded the Barbara Manning Scholarship. In 2012 she received a Jump Mentorship to work with the Artistic Director of Carte Blanche (Denmark). 

She also received an Australia Council ArtStart grant in 2013 which included a residency at Contact Inc, Brisbane. She is a founding member of INHEPI tribe, an international network of interactive theatre and art makersfrom Europe and Australia. She is also a member of collective of Arts x Activism, creating participatory works for social action. Alex has a BA(Arts Management) and was the Program Coordinator at ArtPlay for 3 years. All bookings must be made in advance. This workshop will take place at Luna Park 18 Lower Esplanade St Kilda A link to the artist's website What Does the World Need To Hear is part of Kaleidoscope - a micro-festival of performance and participatory experiences for under 12s. Kaleidoscope has been supported through the City of Port Phillip's Cultural Development Fund and the Besen Foundation.