Teachers enrol via the registration form on the CaSPA website to indicate participation and number of students attending.
Let's Act Online is a NESA approved course. Teachers who wish to attain accreditation for participation in this event must register separately via PHRIS/ELM. Course code: 2000-7072-4
NUMBERS AND ABILITY
Schools may nominate any number students to participate in the online workshop from a small ensemble to a whole grade. This workshop is open to students from Year 5 - Year 10.
Various levels of ability will be catered for however students should demonstrate a willingness to participate in a physical drama workshop.
Students do not need to have had previous drama experience however, the program targets those students who are keen to learn new skills they can use in class to create their own drama piece, along with students who are studying the Commedia Dell'Arte style in their drama class.
Once registered, each school will be invited to join the Let's Act Online Google classroom. Materials to use as a springboard for prepared performances will be made available to all registered schools from this classroom and from the Teacher Resources portal on the CaSPA website.
There is also a "Meet the Tutor" video on the website that will allow your students to become familiar with this year's guest artist and the context of their work.
Each school group will submit a Commedia Dell'Arte performance on film prior to the online workshop. Each school has a total of 8 minutes MAXIMUM for their filmed submission.
INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCES
Each video from participating schools will be viewed during the workshop and schools will receive feedback from the guest tutor around its structure, characterisation, physical action and overall performance quality.
Your school's video/s must be uploaded to the Let's Act Google Classroom Drive Folder no later than Term 3 Week 6 Friday 28 August.
Each school will be allocated NO LONGER than 8 minutes screen time with NO MORE than 2 performances per school allowed. (If submitting 2 performances they should not exceed 4 minutes each and each group must be filmed separately.)
The running order will be determined on the day.
Laptop or mobile device.
Membership to Let's Act Google Classroom.
1. Zoom invitations will be sent to the registered teacher contact school email.
2. Schools are advised to project the zoom workshop onto a large screen to maximise student engagement.
3. The workshop will be filmed and the chat feature transcribed by CaSPA so expectations of appropriate classroom behaviours apply. It is the responsibility of individual schools to process their own media permissions as necessary. Any footage will only be used by CaSPA for promotional purposes.
Let's Act Online will commence promptly at 10:00am so we ask all schools to log in to zoom from 9:45am. Teacher video and microphone may be enabled as necessary throughout the workshop.
Access to the online event will be to registered Let's Act participants only.
Students should be attired in sensible and comfortable clothing. (Drama 'blacks' where possible or sport uniform)
DUTY OF CARE
Teacher should ensure safe practice procedures in the school venue with consideration given to space and flooring material.
Teachers MUST remain within the digital space with their students at all times throughout the workshop.