The Will To Fly is an historic story about the life and tumultuous sport career of Lydia Lassila through the times of world dominance by the Australian aerial ski team. After winning the Gold Medal at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, Lydia returned to the sport as a young mother and became the first woman to perform the most complex acrobatic manoeuvre – one that had previously only been completed my men. This is an inspirational journey about defying the odds and achieving your aspirations despite the obstacles that come your way.
Classification: G – General
Dates & Times:
Wednesday 25 October at 10:30am
A Binding Films Production
Katie Bender and Leo Baker
Thomas E Rouch
Jane Usher and Ellen Dimler
Suitable for Years 5 – 12
From the Program Coordinator:
In case you didn’t know, Riverside Theatres has a FANTASTIC CINEMA, fully equipped with a Dolby cinema sound system. Over the past few years we have been increasing our screen program but this is the first time we have offered a film in the primary program.
Download the full curriculum links for The Will To Fly here: The Will To Fly Curriculum Links
About the Venue – Raffertys Theatre:
Seats 88 people. The room with quite a high ceiling and with grey concrete walls, black floor and curtains. The seating is tiered with stair access to all but the first row (wheelchair access being available in the first row). Raffertys is our dedicated theatre for cinema screenings.
$14 per student & additional teachers
HOW TO BOOK
We do our best to accommodate everyone, but shows fill fast. Additional performances are not always possible.
- USE BOOKING FORM, DOWNLOAD IT OR COMPLETE IT ONLINE
All bookings require a completed Booking Form. Risk assessments and education support materials (where provided) are available online.
- SEND YOUR BOOKING FORM TO US
Complete online (preferred), fax, email or post your booking form to Riverside Education
Fax: 02 9683 3267
Scan and email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail: Riverside Education, PO Box 3636, Parramatta, NSW, 2124.
N.B. Please do not send any payments with your booking form. Riverside will confirm your booking and then issue a tax invoice for your deposit. Bookings are made in strict order of receipt. Please ensure you have given a valid email address on your booking form as this is our main method of communication.
- RIVERSIDE WILL CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING
Riverside will confirm your booking and invoice the school for a non-refundable 25% deposit. Teachers receive complimentary seating on a 20:1 ratio (unless otherwise stipulated). Once you have paid your deposit, your booking is secure and Riverside will issue an invoice for full payment.
- FINAL PAYMENT
Full payment is required 4 weeks prior to the performance date.
If we do not receive payment OR proof of your DoE purchase order, we have the right to cancel your booking and you will forfeit your deposit.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS – DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DoE) PAYMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
The DoE takes 30 days from an invoice being submitted to payment being received by Riverside, therefore we MUST have full payment OR proof that the purchase order has been submitted to the DoE no later than four weeks prior to the performance date.
This is a new system for many public schools so we strongly recommend receiving monies and permission slips at least 7 weeks before the payment is due. This will allow any final changes in numbers (subject to availability). We cannot reduce numbers after payment has been received.
ALL OTHER SCHOOLS (INCLUDING INDEPENDENT AND CATHOLIC)
Confirmation of final numbers and final balance is required four weeks prior to the performance date. A reduction of numbers is not permitted after this date.
An increase of numbers is possible after the final payment day but is subject to availability.
Please note, all school bookings made within 4 school weeks of a performance date must be paid in full within 1 week of confirmation and are final. There are no refunds or changes to numbers or dates on these bookings.
- FINAL INFORMATION SENT TO SCHOOLS
Prior to your visit, we will send you detailed information via email to ensure you have a hassle-free excursion. This will include updating you on any possible changes to running times or more detailed information as it emerges from the rehearsal process.
- ATTEND AND ENJOY!
If you have concerns about meeting the terms and conditions, please email email@example.com or call 02 8839 3308.