New website for Shearwater Performing Arts has the latest information on the 2012 Wearable Arts Performance Event, which is scheduled for November 1/2/3.
Wearable Arts update – new website
We have a new website which will be devoted to the Performing Arts at Shearwater. Please bookmark the site, and visit it for updates on all performances staged by Shearwater. You can download the Entry Form for this year’s Wearable Arts Performance Event from the website.
TIME IS ON HER SIDE: a journey through the world of Steampunk. It is a rebellious fantasy genre that explores the imaginary world of ‘tomorrow as it used to be’, a back-to-the-future scenario to inspire the imagination. For many it is a search for where society might have taken the wrong turn at the end of the Victorian era. This was a time of geographical exploration, enormous possibility and empire building, powered by grand schemes, secret cabals and industrial technology, lubricated by gentlemanly manners and high fashion, concealing a grimy underbelly of exploitation, poverty and racism. Steep yourself in the seductive allure of Steampunk, which so readily lends itself to the sections of this year’s theme.
This performance is an opportunity for secondary students to work side by side with staff and community members toward a common goal in a signifiant project where the performing, creative and industrial arts combine and synthesize into an exciting new art-form. It will be a first for Shearwater to stage the production in the new Multi Purpose Hall.
Through scheduled lessons & after school programs students will be involved in the design and creation of production costumes, competition entries, sets and props, promotions and advertising, lighting and sound, music performance, catering, dance, stage management, front of house, hair design and makeup.
Community members who wish to be involved in this years Wearable Arts Performance Event can leave their expression of interest in particular areas with the School front office. Areas where community support is invited include: wardrobe, costume production, administration – ‘the competition’, advertising & promotions, choreography, set & prop construction, backstage support, makeup & hair.