Term Four | Starting Sunday 15th of October 2017!!

An 8 week introduction to performance skills workshop for students aged 14-18. This course will be led by Perth actor Helen Hanson. In this course participants will discover and evolve their acting skills through games and a group devised journey.  Students will create their own character, language and tribe and work on acting, design and scriptwriting skills.

Sundays: 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec 


King Street Arts Centre

357 Murray Street, Perth 

Cost: $240, WAYTCo members receive a 10% discount


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About our tutor

After graduating from WAAPA, in 1991,  Helen performed in various roles in theatre, opera, film and television. These roles include: Sorrell in Cargo for Swy Theatre Company, Titania in A Midsummer Nights’ Dream for Rattling Tongues Theatre Company, Helen in Neon Street for STC, Third Spirit in The Magic Flute and Mercedes in Carmen for West Australian Opera Company, and Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus for the Singapore Lyric Company. Her Television guest roles include Streetsmartz, Something in the Air, Children’s Hospital and Ship to Shore. Her feature film credits include Kelly Loomis in Crush and most recently, Glenys in Ben Elton’s Three Summers, about to be released August 2017.  Helen is also a Registered Nurse and from 2011 - 2016, her nursing and acting experience combined.  Working as actor, writer and director, she co-created 26 audio-visual resources on Inter-professional communication for the Health Simulation Centre at Edith Cowan University. After completing a Bachelor of Creative Industries-majoring in Screen Studies in 2014 (where Helen won the channel 9 award for best documentary), Helen was fortunate enough to get a Screen West Attachment with Artemis Media, gaining experience in research for series 7 of the ABC television series – Who do you think you are? She continues to work part time in research and project development for Artemis Media.  Helen’s love of teaching young people has emerged in the last five years. She regularly substitutes as acting and improvisation teacher at WAAPA for the Classical Voice Department and in 2017, directed the year 11 and 12 graduating production of The Wizard of OZ for John Curtin College of the Arts.