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Friday 31 May 2024 6pm & 8pm

Back for its 10th anniversary, ACT UP! 2024 is a interstate event showcasing secondary schools from ACT and regional NSW. This year Canberra Theatre Centre has partnered with NIDA Australian Theatre Live and Slingsby Theatre Company to elevate each participant’s experience and connection with the Australian arts industry. Students are provided with a stimulus that they explore in class with their teacher. This inspires a 5–10-minute original performance created in class. Hosted by Tahalianna Soward-Mahanga. Mentored by industry artists and partners:
  • Dylan van den Berg (Festival Ambassador)
  • NIDA Open (Festival Partner)
  • Australian Theatre Live (Festival Partner)
  • Slingsby Theatre Company (Festival Partner)
  • Brittany Myers (Festival Stage Manager & Mentor)
  • Ali Clinch (Mentoring Artist)
  • Amy Orman (Mentoring Artist)
  • Clare Moss (Mentoring Artist)
  • Petronella Van Tienan (Mentoring Artist)
  • Jena Prince (CTC Festival Producer)
  • Chris Maher (CTC Education Programs Coordinator)
Featured Schools Friday 31 May 2024, 6pm performance: Bateman’s Bay High School, Braidwood Central School, Marist College Canberra, Merici College, Namadgi School, Orana Steiner School, St John Paul II College, St Peter’s Anglican College (Broulee), The Woden School Friday 31 May 2024, 8pm performance: Daramalan College, Dickson College, Lyneham High School, Narrabundah College, Radford College, St Edmund’s College, Trinity Christian School, UC SSC Lake Ginninderra College

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Synopsis

Friday 31 May 2024
6pm & 8pm

Back for its 10th anniversary, ACT UP! 2024 is a interstate event showcasing secondary schools from ACT and regional NSW.

This year Canberra Theatre Centre has partnered with NIDA Australian Theatre Live and Slingsby Theatre Company to elevate each participant’s experience and connection with the Australian arts industry. Students are provided with a stimulus that they explore in class with their teacher. This inspires a 5–10-minute original performance created in class.

Hosted by Tahalianna Soward-Mahanga.

Mentored by industry artists and partners:

  • Dylan van den Berg (Festival Ambassador)
  • NIDA Open (Festival Partner)
  • Australian Theatre Live (Festival Partner)
  • Slingsby Theatre Company (Festival Partner)
  • Brittany Myers (Festival Stage Manager & Mentor)
  • Ali Clinch (Mentoring Artist)
  • Amy Orman (Mentoring Artist)
  • Clare Moss (Mentoring Artist)
  • Petronella Van Tienan (Mentoring Artist)
  • Jena Prince (CTC Festival Producer)
  • Chris Maher (CTC Education Programs Coordinator)

Featured Schools

Friday 31 May 2024, 6pm performance:

Bateman’s Bay High School, Braidwood Central School, Marist College Canberra, Merici College, Namadgi School, Orana Steiner School, St John Paul II College, St Peter’s Anglican College (Broulee), The Woden School

Friday 31 May 2024, 8pm performance:

Daramalan College, Dickson College, Lyneham High School, Narrabundah College, Radford College, St Edmund’s College, Trinity Christian School, UC SSC Lake Ginninderra College

Dates & Times

Friday 31 May 2024, 6pm

Friday 31 May 2024, 8pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre

CATEGORY:
Family & Kids

DURATION:
6pm performance – Approximately 75 minutes, with no interval
8pm performance – Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, including interval

WARNINGS:
This performance contains strobe lighting effects.

AGE SUITABILITY:
This performance is suitable for audiences of all ages.

LATECOMERS:
For most performances, latecomers cannot be admitted until a break in the performance. Please allow plenty of time to cover traffic and parking delays.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
SEATING PLAN
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