Wellington Workshop: TOGETHER – a weekend workshop for anyone who collaborates with others

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August, 2018 
Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington

Script to Screen presents a weekend workshop for the storytelling and filmmaking community. It is designed to deepen and clarify your approach to working in a group or as a team. If you have a project at any stage of development this process will change how you work TOGETHER.

The two day process will focus on the core tenets of innovative collaboration. A robust progression of exercises will lead the participants through an exploration of internal and external listening, the power of feedback and the clarity required when goal setting. The workshop will involve both group and individual exercises. A notepad and paper are required! Come alone or with your collaborators. This is an opportunity to professionally develop yourself.

Brita McVeigh’s working methodology has, since 2005, contributed to the development and production of more than 140 feature film, short film, television and theatre projects in New Zealand and Australia. She occupies a unique place in the storytelling industry, working in the space between Story Consultant, Acting Coach and Directing Coach. Brita began her consulting career collaborating closely with Taika Waititi (THOR) on his films Eagle vs Shark and Boy. Most recently Brita worked alongside Cate Shortland (BLACK WIDOW), on the development of her 8-part episodic project, The Monaro. Brita has adapted the essence of her working methodology into an ongoing workshop series. Focusing on empathy, embodied listening and authentic expression, Acting for Humans has been attended by more than 800 creative professionals, both actors and non-actors, in New Zealand and Australia. Entire creative teams have attended her workshop, in order to deepen the connection between collaborators. Brita also helms acting and storytelling workshops for communities and teams inside the corporate culture.

Date: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August, 2018
Time: Saturday 9.30am – 4:30pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm
Venue: Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington
Cost: $24 plus booking fee. Tickets available via Eventbrite. Workshop is limited to 50 attendees.
What to Bring: Pen and Paper. Some participants may want to bring their lunch. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. If you don’t bring lunch it’s a short walk to cafes in the area.

Thank you to Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre for hosting us in their wonderful space.

This workshop was made possible with the support from the Creative Communities Scheme.



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