Secondary School Days

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Sydney Writers' Festival

Secondary School Days

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 20 April 2008

Secondary teachers, inspire your students and give them the chance to engage with some of their favourite writers as they perform, read from their work, talk about their craft and take questions from the students. Senior high school students will also have the chance to explore creative writing, graphic novel illustration and scriptwriting in a series of workshops with award-winning writers and illustrators.

Australian Theatre for Young People will adapt several texts for performance during School Days. For full program details

9.30am Please Explain Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
10.10am Bringing real life to the page J.C. Burke
10.50am The Great Gatsby:
a graphic adaptation Nicki Greenberg
11.30am Lunch break and author book signings

12noon Finding Ishmael Michael Gerard Bauer
12.40pm Exploring our past, creating our future
Tim Flannery
1.20pm Monster Blood Tattoo D.M. Cornish
2pm Finish and author book signings

10 – 11.30am World Building with D.M. Cornish
10 – 12noon Dramatic Writing with Tommy Murphy
12.30 – 2pm Making Stories
Out Of History with Ursula Dubosarsky
12.30 – 2pm Graphic Storytelling with Nicki Greenberg

Date Tuesday 20 May
Price Morning or afternoon session only $12
Full day $20 Workshops $15

Suitability Stages 4, 5 and 6
Curriculum links
– English – Drama – History – Science – Visual Arts – Geography – Earth and Environmental Science

This event occurred on Tuesday 20th May 2008

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