David Hobbs

Master class series of theatre workshops starts on 30 April

The role of the actor takes centre stage in the first of our comprehensive 2022 professional development workshop series. The four-hour workshop, “The Actor at Work”, will be presented by David Hobbs starting at 10am on 30 April at the Bates Hall, Blackheath Community Centre.

This interactive workshop will include:

  • getting the part
  • rehearsing the part
  • performing the part
  • surviving the on-stage experience
  • meeting actors who have survived the experience.

Participants will be in the best of hands. David Hobbs is a trained stage director, actor, and instructor. He has experience in both fields for small professional and prominent community theatre groups. He spent several years as a workshop designer and tutor with Dept Education’s division of Speech and Drama.

For over 50 years he has performed in, directed, designed, and produced numerous plays. His experience runs to tutoring new playwrights, organising drama festivals, producing poetry recitals, and structuring rehearsed play readings. Most particularly he has devised and presented countless theatre workshop activities across a variety of subjects.

Bookings are open now at a cost of $45 for members; $50 for non- members (Includes morning tea and lunch.) Participants can enrol as BTC members at the start of the workshop. Discounts for full time students.

Previous workshops sell out fast, so book now to reserve your place by contacting our Professional Development Director, Christine Watts at christinewatts23@gmail.com or on 0412 917 753

BTC The Peach Season

Time to harvest your seat for The Peach Season

Good news. Tickets for the first BTC production of 2022, The Peach Season, are now on sale. Performances are on Thursday to Sunday 26 to 29 May.

We are pleased to announce that Humanitix, the not-for-profit ticketing platform whose fees all go to charity, is handling our bookings. Go to the website https://www.humanitix.com/au and click on the performance of The Peach Season you wish to book.

You will see five performance options for The Peach Season. Note the new seating layout. The “thrust” stage is a first for the Blackheath Theatre Company. This format is more inclusive, more dynamic, and creates a more captivating audience experience. Just pick your seat(s) and you will be led through the booking process.

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