WORKSHOP PROGRAM

Matriark is the home of physical and devised theatre making for young people. Get in touch to organise a workshop at your school or venue. All workshops are run by experienced, qualified teaching artists... 

INCURSION WORKSHOPS
ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Matriark workshops

are amazing! ​

We offer all types of workshops to support your programme. The following available to come to your school or venue (click workshop for more details):

"Really engaging and helpful for the students" (St Andrews Cathedral School)

Regional? Restricted Access?

No worries!

Matriark is fully equipped to run workshops online for your class. 

LENGTH: We recommend max length 1-hour but can split across multiple sessions.

REQUIREMENTS: Matriark uses a secure zoom link for workshops but will happily work with whatever software you have access to.

"I got so much positive feedback from the students" (Inaburra School)

 
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COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE

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PUPPETRY & PHYSICAL THEATRE

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PRELIMINARY & HSC DRAMA MENTORSHIP

Jam packed Commedia workshops to inspire your students!

Get us in to bring Commedia to life for your students. Workshops include a vast collection of masks and Commedia props.

SCHOOL STAGE: Years 7-10

LENGTH OF WORKSHOP: 2 Hours (can be flexible)

CONTENT: Covers the four main stock characters (Zanni, Masters, Lovers, Imposters) with lazzi and mask technique.

NSW SYLLABUS OUTCOMES: 

4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.3.2

5.1.3, 5.1.4, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.3.2

The Puppetry & Physical Theatre Experts.

Matriark is up for anything. Let us know if you have an idea. If you run a physical theatre programme? Or need a workshop to supplement your show, hit us up!

AGES: All ages... 

LENGTH OF WORKSHOP: 2 Hours (can be flexible)

CONTENT: Past workshops have included:

  • Shadow Puppetry

  • Storytelling

  • STEAM

  • Mask making

  • Physical approaches to Shakespeare

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Online delivery. Experienced mentors. Supporting young creatives.

Matriark has designed a brand new program of online mentorship for young people navigating the HSC. This mentorship can be tailored to your IP/GP needs. 

SCHOOL STAGE: Year 12

LENGTH OF MENTOR SESSION: 1 hour per/person

CONTENT: Workshop 

NSW SYLLABUS OUTCOMES: 

P1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6, 3.3

H1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.3, 3.5

 

EDUCATION RESOURCES

Our full teacher resource includes an expanding number of pdfs including the following:

  • The Origins of Commedia dell'Arte

  • Professional Actors and The First Divas

  • Mask Technique

  • Comprehensive Stock Character Lesson Plans (Zanni, Magnifico, Capitano, Innamorati, Dottore)

 

If you've recently had Matriark Theatre at your school you will have received an access code for these teacher resources. If not! Never fear, you can purchase the access code from us below for $35 by clicking the Buy Now button!

Access a free Matriark resource for use in your classroom!

FREE SAMPLE

COMMEDIA RESOURCE

ACCESS RESOURCES

Once you have an access code for Matriark's teacher resources, click above to access.

PURCHASE TEACHER RESOURCES ($35)

Click to purchase an access code to our full Commedia teacher resource 

(NOTE: Workshops receive complimentary access)

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

We live, work, create, play and perform on Aboriginal land. In all things, Matriark Theatre acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and pays respect to Elders past and present. This land was stolen, never ceded.

Always was and always will be, Aboriginal Land.