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The Isaac Theatre Royal and Canvas Bag Drama School Present
School Holiday Drama Workshops

Wed 15 July - Thu 16 July 2020
Gloucester Room

Imagine! Create! Perform!

The Isaac Theatre Royal are teaming up with Canvas Bag Drama School to present an exciting two-day Intensive School Holiday Drama Workshop!

Dates: Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th July 2020

Time: 9am – 4 pm

Place: Isaac Theatre Royal, 145 Gloucester Street, Christchurch Central

Group 1: 8 – 12 years

Group 2: 13-17 years

Cost: $150 incl GST (ITR lunch additional)

Wear: Comfortable clothing

Take the plunge and learn essential improvisation skills through a selection of high powered and fun games, dabble in musical theatre including voice work and contemporary choreography in the beautiful surroundings of the majestic Isaac Theatre Royal. Learn how to focus ideas using devising, script writing and character development. Finally act it out and finish the whole course with a workshop performance for parents at the end of Day 2.

We’ll supply costumes, props and musical percussion instruments and anything we can lay our hands on!

You’ll supply energy, a willingness to learn, and bundles of imagination!


Workshop lunch is sorted!
Take the hassle out of organising and pre-purchase a healthy, delicious lunch brought to you by the fabulous Lizzie’s Cuisine for only an additional $15 per day.

Meals include: filled roll, piece of fresh fruit, a sweet raspberry friand and your choice of drink (bottled water, Charlies orange juice pouch or Charlies blackcurrant & apple juice pouch).

Participants are welcome to bring their own packed lunch.


Annabel Brodie:

Annabel has done drama throughout her childhood and found a passion for teaching performing arts. She trained at Excel School of Performing Arts in Auckland and then for the successive two years, at Hagley Theatre Company in Christchurch. Annabel taught year nine and ten high school level drama and has run holiday programme drama workshops through various organisations. Annabel brings energy and excitement to her teaching and loves bringing out imagination and creativity in children. Annabel is currently a teacher at Canvas Bag Drama School and is completing her bachelor’s degree in Teaching and Learning in Primary School Education at Canterbury University.

Josiah Morgan:

Josiah believes that involvement with the arts is a journey of constant learning, central to his belief system as an artist is openness, honesty, and punctuality. He is an author of poetry and prose; with his first book coming out in 2019 and his second scheduled for release in late 2020. Josiah’s practice has embraced amateur theatre, combined with the occasional professional or semi-professional role. Currently he is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Anthropology – fuelled by a keen interest in people and what makes them tick.

All participants will receive a certificate detailing the achievement of their intensive holiday drama workshop at the end of day 2.

Please fill out application below and submit to secure your spot! Alternatively, you can download the application form and send it to 

Applications and payment need to be submitted by Monday 13th July. Spaces are subject to availability.


Theatre Royal Charitable Foundation

Workshop Fee (no lunch)                                               $150 incl. GST

Workshop Fee (one lunch included)                            $165  incl. GST

Workshop Fee (two lunches included)                        $180  incl. GST

Payment to be made into Theatre Royal Charitable Foundation bank account:

ASB: 12-3191-0023507-01  Ref: Drama


Applications and payment need to be submitted by Monday 13th July. Spaces are subject to availability.

Telephone: +64-3-366 6326


Street Address:
145 Gloucester Street
New Zealand

Office hours:
Tuesday – Friday 10.00am – 5.00pm.

The ITR onsite Ticketek box office is open Weekdays 10am – 5pm.

At other times you can get in touch with the Ticketek team by calling
0800 842538 or by email










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