The University of Wollongong is excited to introduce a new selection of school holiday workshops offered on 17 & 18 July 2024 for students in Years 11/12. These workshops are led by award-winning playwright, screenwriter and UOW lecturer Mark Rogers, winner of Sydney Theatre Company's Patrick White Award. Two different workshops are available: Monologue Masterclass and Playwriting Masterclass.

Expressions of Interest will open Monday 29 April and close on Monday 20 May 2024. After this date your application will go on a waitlist and we will be in touch as spaces become available.

Please note that sponsored places will go to applicants who demonstrate the most need. Remaining spaces in the workshops will be filled according to application date.

Monologue Masterclass

Gain valuable insight and practical experience working on monologues and solo performances. Suited for students in Years 11/12 who are passionate about performing.

Date: Wednesday 17 July 2024

Location: University of Wollongong Campus, Building 29 (Jillian Broadbent)

Time: 9.30am-2.00pm

Cost: $25* per student

Who can attend? All students from all regions in Year 11/12 are welcome to submit an EOI, regardless of their experience in this area. Amateurs welcome!

*This price includes a light lunch. Students are expected to bring their own snacks to supplement the lunch.

 

playwriting masterclass

Do you have a flair for dialogue, big ideas and wild characters? Learn how to write a compelling drama in this workshop suited for students in Years 11/12 who have a passion for words and story.

Date: Thursday 18 July 2024

Location: University of Wollongong Campus, Building 29 (Jillian Broadbent)

Time: 9.30am-2.00pm

Cost: $25* per student

Who can attend? All students from all regions in Year 11/12 are welcome to submit an EOI, regardless of their experience in this area. Amateurs welcome!

*This price includes a light lunch. Students are expected to bring their own snacks to supplement the lunch.

HOW TO REGISTER

Parents/Carers can submit an Expression of Interest on behalf of their child at this page. This does not guarantee your child a place in the workshop. We will begin accepting EOIs on Monday 29 April 2024.

A limited number of fully sponsored places are available. Please indicate on your EOI if you'd like to apply for a sponsored place.

WHEN WILL I HEAR BACK?

The deadline to submit an expression of interest is Monday 20 May 2024.  We will review EOIs then and notify all applicants by email shortly after if they have been successful in their application. Please note that sponsored places will go to applicants who demonstrate the most need. Remaining spaces in the workshops will be filled according to application date. After 20 May your application will go on a waitlist and we will be in touch as spaces become available.