Extreme Arts: Theatre Intensive ‘Extraordinary Storytime: From Page to Stage!’
Join outstanding teachers and performance artists from award winning physical comedy ensemble PO PO MO CO.
David Maney and Kimberley Twiner (PO PO MO CO) facilitate theatre making workshops for budding performers. Through physical theatre, clowning, puppetry, lip-sync, dancing, and more, participants will create their own extraordinary mini stage shows inspired by their favourite picture books. Guaranteed to be funny and fabulous!
Suitable for children aged between 6 – 12 years.
The children’s outcome show is in FCAC’s Performance Space on Thursday 11 July at 2:30pm. Friends and family are welcome.
WHEN: Four day program, Monday 8 – Thursday 11 July, 10am – 3pm
Before care: 8.30am – 10am
After care: 3pm – 5pm
Please note: Please book in before care and after care at time of booking as service depends on bookings received.
Earlybird (Before 1 June)
4 days: $240 full / $190 concession
Standard (After 1 June)
4 days: $300 / $230
Before care: $10 / After care: $15
Please note: Children take three breaks during the day. Please pack enough snacks and lunch.
PO PO MO CO are also bringing Once Upon a Drag Storytime to FCAC, a family-friendly rainbow storytime meets comedy sketch show. PO PO MO CO‘s resident drag blokes Mark, Keith and Gavin bring to life three inclusive kids books through puppetry, song, dance, characters and lip-syncs.
About PO PO MO CO:
PO PO MO CO are a Melbourne-based award-winning physical comedy ensemble dedicated to making work through a queer lens. We are recipients of the Melbourne Fringe Circus Oz award for our promotion and interrogation of contemporary clowning, Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund, Adelaide Fringe Best Emerging Artist weekly award, and were nominated for Best Comedy Melbourne Fringe 2017. Founded in 2015, current core company members are Lily Fish, Hallie Goodman, David Maney, Claire Sullivan and Kimberley Twiner.
‘If Monty Python were starting out today they’d be PO PO MO CO.’ — Broadway Baby
‘PO PO MO CO are like unicorns, spreading their electrifying energy everywhere in sight.’ — Theatrepeople
Presented as part of FCAC’s Arts Learning Program.
1- Image by Nayt Housman.
2- Image by Jackie Dixon.