Exercise Your Creative Muscles

Join our Q Theatre teaching artists and try these fun and creative activities at home by yourself or with your family. Each video is designed with one of our courses in mind, but are suitable for all Studio Q and Stage Door participants to play with and try their hand at.

Try at Home Activities with Studio Q

Starting Out:
Images and Imagination

The Beach Activities with Justin McCormick
Using images, imagination, body and voice to create stories. Designed for young artists aged 5 – 8.

Starting Out (Online): For Ages 5 – 8

Stepping Up:
Storytelling and Acting

The Beach Activities with Justin McCormick
Using memory, imagination, story structure and creation. Designed for young artists aged 9 – 12.

Stepping Up (Online): For Ages 9 – 12

Starting Out and Stepping Up:
Building A Scene

An Activity with Tania Rose
Using imagination, senses, memory, character-creation, story structure and storytelling. Designed for young artists ages 5 – 12.

Before you start this activity, please download the associated image here

Stepping Up (Online): For Ages 9 – 12

Stepping Up:
Storytelling Activities

“But…So…” and “Yes, and…” with Rowan Bate
Using imagination, listening, body and voice, scene building and story creation ideas. Designed for young artists aged 9 – 12.

Grab one or more family members to help you with this activity!

Stepping Up (Online): For Ages 9 – 12

Stepping Up:
Developing a Character

An Activity with Kate Bobis
Using imagination, costume, your body, your voice, writing, character creation and relationship ideas. Designed for young artists aged 9 – 12.

Stepping Up (Online): For Ages 9 – 12

Stepping Up: Journaling and Script Writing

An Activity with Brianna McCarthy
Using imagination, writing, memory, observation, drawing and scene ideas. Designed for young artists aged 9 – 12.

Stepping Up (Online): For Ages 9 – 12

Ignite: Working With
Text Part 1

The Meaning of A Day with Cloé Fournier
Using reading, voice, imagination, senses and body. Listening to research results and ideas to create. Designed for young artists aged 13 – 15.

Before you start this activity, please download the associated text here

Ignite (Online): For Ages 13 – 15

Ignite: Working With
Text Part 2

The Meaning of A Day with Cloé Fournier
Using writing, interpretation, imagination, stream of consciousness and monologue/character creation. Designed for young artists aged 13 – 15.

Before you start this activity, please download the associated text here

Ignite (Online): For Ages 13 – 15

Ignite - The Cleopatra Exercise

An Activity with Naree Shields
Using imagination, physicality, props, space, characterisation, story structure and storytelling. Designed for young artists aged 13 – 15.

Ignite (Online): For Ages 13 – 15

Access Young Adults:
Props and Music

An Activity with Naree Shields
Using imagination, props, senses, character-creation, story structure and storytelling. Designed for young artists aged 18+ living with disability.

 

Access Young Adults Ensemble (Online): For Ages 18+ Living With Disability

Access Young Adults:
Storytelling with Props

An Activity with Amber Virtue
Using props, imagination, body and voice, story and scene creation, as well as storytelling skills. Designed for young artists aged 18+ living with disability.

Access Young Adults Ensemble (Online): For Ages 18+ Living With Disability

Accelerate:
Writing Activities

Stream of Consciousness Writing with Rowan Bate
Using writing, imagination, listening to yourself /your ideas, self-expression, crafting an idea into a poem/monologue/song etc. Designed for young artists aged 16 – 18.

Accelerate (Online): For Ages 16 – 18

Try at Home Activities with Penrith Regional Gallery

How to Paint an Easter Bunny

 

How to Make a Clay Bunny