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by Daniel Keene



Workshop Trainer: Anne Wilson

Cost: $550

Duration: 5 hours

Location: Your school venue

Up to 25 participants per session

Currently available to book on Thursdays and Fridays during school terms


Share in the discoveries made during the play's Sydney Premiere season.


This course includes a free viewing of archival footage from the 2016 production and a detailed student handout including all workshop activities and supplementary information.


In the session, students will be involved in viewing archival footage followed by discussion and practical exploration through improvisation and scene work exercises. Students will gain a deeper dramaturgical understanding of the relationships within the text, examining the psychology and objectives the characters. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on a range of directorial approaches available to them in their own theatre making as well as those made by Cathy Hunt in the 2016 production. The style, structure and conventions of the play will be addressed within the theoretical framework of the HSC Essay.


"The way we broke down the play into scenes to analyse concepts of 'Life Without Me' was really helpful and engaging"


Leonardo, HSC Student Karabar High School


"This workshop gave students a chance to engage in the play in a way that is not readily available to most regional students.

What a great opportunity!"


Maddi Whan, Drama Teacher Karabar High School

Trainer Bio:

Anne Wilson has taught the HSC syllabus for over a decade and has worked in a variety of settings including primary and secondary schools, corporate and community groups. Anne specialises in improvisation, trained by Impro Australia as both a teacher and performer. Anne is a producer and performer for Illuminate Educate. She performed the role of ‘Ellen’ under the direction of Cathy Hunt in the 2016 production at The Seymour Centre.

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