This free two day workshop offers theatre training for young people aged 14-24 years. Suitable for all levels of experience, it will be led by professional tutors from the Massive teaching team. You will learn theatre foundation skills and techniques, and explore different ways of making theatre pieces using your own ideas and stories. The workshop runs from 10am to 4pm each day at Mangere Arts Centre.
TUTORS: Miriama McDowell and Celeste De-Freitas
Miriama McDowell has been working with Massive for 15 years. She was an actor in ‘100 Cousins,’ ‘Havoc in the Garden’ and ‘My Bed My Universe.,’ and co-directed ‘The Island,’ which toured to the National Theatre of Scotland Youth Exchange Programme in 2016. Miriama recently collaborated as co-writer on the 2018 emerging artists’ show ‘Sightings,’ and is currently a tutor for Massive Nui Ensemble.
Celeste De-Freitas has been with Massive since 2016, when she joined Massive Nui Ensemble. She performed in emerging artists’ productions ‘Chance to Ignite’ in 2016, and ‘Sightings’ in 2017. Celeste trained as a tutor in 2018, and is now part of the Massive teaching team.