WORKSHOPS

& ARTIST RESIDENCIES

WORKSHOPS

& ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Do you teach IB at your school and want to bring in specialists in world theatre?
Are you in a rural area and want to bring Zen Zen Zo to your community theatre company & school for something unique?
 
Do you need a re-boot physically and creatively to strengthen or change the direction of your artistic practise?
Full Day Immersive
Workshop

A deep introduction to the physical theatre methods used by ZZZ

High School
Workshops

Theatre form, ensemble training and devising to fit into your program

STOMP
INTENSIVES

Directors Lynne Bradley & Simon Woods teach the material in artist intensives

Youth Production Residencies

Have ZZZ create a professional production in a term's worth of work 

FULL DAY IMMERSIVE WORKSHOP

 
Full Day Immersive Workshop

Available New Zealand wide

A 1-2 day workshop option that introduces students to the three core training methodologies that Zen Zen Zo works with: The Viewpoints, The Suzuki Method of Actor Training, Composition & Butoh.

 

Ideal for introducing Zen Zen Zo’s unique physical theatre training to students or company members in depth with a full day intensive. This course is particularly worthwhile for ensemble building as a class/company, key performance building and establishing rituals that encourage performers to work hard and be fully present. 

$650 per day (Max. 35 students)​

Are you outside of Christchurch but want to bring Zen Zen Zo to your area?

New Zealand Stomp

2019 Hanmer Springs, Artist Retreat 

Sunday 29th September- Thursday 3rd October

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Stomping Ground

International Australasian summer school, two week intensive in Brisbane

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NOTE: This year's stomp intensive information will be updated as it is finalised.

 
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HIGH SCHOOL
WORKSHOPS

Do the full day immersive workshop, the theatre form assessment package or book a shorter 90 minute workshop. 

Theatre Form Assessment Package

$1500 workshop & resources (max. 35 students)

For teachers looking to use physical theatre as a theatre form assessment for 1.4, 2.1, or 3.4

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  • Two day workshop with pre-teaching materials

  • Assessment task template to adapt for your assessment

  • Follow up exercises and resources

Due to the cumulative and intensive nature of the work, students are able to progress quickly and efficiently to embody and understand physical theatre as a form. 

90 Minute In-Schools Workshops - $15 per student

 
 

YOUTH PRODUCTION
RESIDENCIES

Youth Production Residencies

Providing Secondary School Students with a Professional Theatre Experience!

 

Since 2005 Zen Zen Zo has directed 60 productions in schools in Brisbane, Melbourne and Hong Kong through the Youth Production Residency program.  This unique and exciting program provides a highly experienced Zen Zen Zo Director and an Assistant Teaching-Artist to direct and manage a full-scale physical theatre production.

 

This is an extraordinary opportunity for your students to experience the challenges and rewards of creating and staging a professional theatre production adapted from a script of your choice. Each project will be specifically catered to your desired outcomes, including assessment requirements.

 

The Zen Zen Zo Teaching-Artists will train the students in Zen Zen Zo's specialty areas, teach them how to devise their own work, and develop and manage all the creative aspects of a one-hour production to facilitate a truly memorable and professional experience for all involved. 

  • Price: $4000

  • Max. 25 students

  • 80-100 hours rehearsal time is required

  • Weekly rehearsals need to include either one full weekend day OR 1-2 after school sessions per week.

  • Additional sessions (min 90mins) can take place in class time. 

  • Set, costumes and lighting to be provided by the school. 

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In New Zealand Zen Zen Zo physical theatre training is lead by Alys Hill. A qualified and registered dance and performing arts teacher, Alys spent 10 years training regularly with the Australian Zen Zen Zo company.

 

Alys is now based in Christchurch where she runs the weekly Actor's Dojo classes at the Arts Centre. However Alys also frequently travels around New Zealand to run Zen Zen Zo workshops and residencies for high schools, professional theatre companies and more. 

ALYS HILL, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR ZEN ZEN ZO NZ
B.ED (PERFORMING ARTS), REG. TEACHER & JOLT DANCE TUTOR

If you are interested in training with Zen Zen Zo or want to be involved in creating performances with the company, please fill out the form or contact Associate Director Alys Hill on 021-029-69260

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