Rebus Theatre to commence weekly classes

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Rebus Theatre to commence weekly classes

Speaking Role, Acting Out, and Inclusive Drama will all be resuming in the week beginning July 20

COVID-Safe plans will be in place to minimise any risk to participants

All classes are open for enrolments now!

Speaking Role - Enrol for Term 3 evening classes

A free program for people with a disability that affects their ability to communicate.

Mondays 6:30-8:30pm school Term 3

Accessible venue in or near Civic TBA

Speaking Role is a free theatre-based program for people with a disability who would like to enhance their communication and social skills for volunteering, employment and participation in their community.

The course will suit people who have some ability to communicate verbally but have difficulty in always being understood. It is led by two experienced theatre tutors, Gretel Burgess and Sammy Moynihan.

The program will use role-play, improvisation and Forum Theatre. Some sessions will be devoted directly to job-seeking skills, especially interviews.

Classes will run on Monday evenings, 6.30-8.30pm from Monday July 27 to Monday September 21. Tutors will interview participants about their goals for the course in the week commencing July 20, before classes commence in the following week. We will have in place COVID-Safe plans to minimise any risk to participants.

Speaking Role is funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency through their Information, Linkages and Capacity-Building program, with support from the Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres.

Contact to express interest in being a part of Speaking Role, or for further information.


Acting Out classes resuming in term 3

Free inclusive drama program for LGBTQIA+ Youth aged 12-17 years

Tuesday 4:30-6:30pm during school 3, Gorman Arts Centre

Acting Out is a free drama program for LGBTQIA+ youth aged 12-17 years led by our associate artists Sammy Moynihan and Anaïs Maro, with a youth peer worker from Meridian (formerly AIDS Action Council) onsite for each class.

Sammy and Anaïs are passionate explorers of humanity and theatre. Come play and learn with them in an inclusive space whilst creating a new work informed by theatre styles from all over the world!

This workshop will give you performance skills and an inclusive space to play and make new work about the things that are important to you.

Acting Out will introduce participants to a range of skills and theatre techniques before delving into the process of devising work for performance. There will be an informal performance for friends and family at the end of the semester.

Acting Out is brought to you by Rebus Theatre in partnership with Meridian and the Canberra Inclusive Partnership, and funded by the Chief Minister's Charitable Fund 2019.

Please download an enrolment form and send to to express interest.


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