The Blue Room Theatre is proud to host a series of workshops as part of Winter Nights 2019. Registrations are still open for FLOCK; details below.


‘ODE TO THE OP’ First Nation’s Poetry Workshop

Wednesday 31 July, 10am – 4pm

A skills development opportunity and discussion for First Nation’s poets of any experience.

In partnership with Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company, The Blue Room Theatre will host this fantastic workshop, facilitated by two First Nations Poets, as part of the 2019 Winter Nights festival.

After developing their skills, poets will have the opportunity and option to present their work at 6pm that evening at The Blue Room Theatre as part of Winter Nights’ ‘Ode to the OP’ First Nation’s Poetry Readings.

Expressions of interest have now closed.


FLOCK #13 – Fostering Generous Artistic Practice

Thursday 1 August, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

The Blue Room Theatre will play host for the 13th iteration of FLOCK as part of Winter Nights 2019.

The workshop will be facilitated by independent performer and theatre maker Jo Morris, and will explore what it is to be a generous practitioner in all aspects of performance and how it can enrich and ultimately feed into a healthier arts community.

The discussion is titled “Where do our ideas start” and will be facilitated by Elizabeth Pedler.

For more info and to register, head to the Winter Nights event here.


The Dramaturgy of our Ridiculous Dreams

Tuesday 30 July, 10am – 5pm

A workshop for the formally experimental, conceptually complex, and performatively ludicrous.

Facilitated by Joe Lui (Renegade Productions), this workshop will provide a space for artists wanting to learn how to think about and develop work in an imagistic, post-dramatic fashion.

Registrations for this workshop have now closed.


The Red Queen’s Badassery Workshop

Monday 5 August, 10am – 5pm

Activist and playwright Van Badham will lead participants through the process of theatre as a political event, using strategies of improvisation and generative performance development within the context of an activist project to inform narrative text-based script outcomes.

Registrations for this workshop have now closed.


All workshops are free, and places are strictly limited, please follow the links above for the available workshops to register your interest.