Love musical theatre? Join Curtain Raisers, Perform Australia's Song & Dance Club!
If what you need in your life is a little more song and dance, Curtain Raisers is for you! Spend two hours each week deep diving into the world's great musical theatre repertoire. Whether it's something from West End or Broadway, or something home-grown right here in Australia, you'll leave each lesson with your heart lifted and a spring in your step!
Each class you'll sing, dance and act, and have opportunity to develop your:
Join musical theatre lovers from all around Canberra and connect your heart, soul, mind and body through Curtain Raisers.
WHEN: Thursday nights, 7:30pm-9:30pm, starting 3 February and running every term in school terms. Join for a term and return every term if you wish.
WHERE: Perform Australia, 11 Whyalla St, Fyshwick ACT
FOR: Anyone over the age of 18 with an interest in musical theatre. Basic singing skills required. Past experience in dance helpful but not required.
COST: $320 per term
TUTOR: Samuel Farr
Reasons to join this class...
#1 It'll be super-fun
What's not to love about singing? About the emotion you tap into when you're telling a story through voice and movement? About performing? If you need a little light in your life, Curtain Raisers will bring it!
#2 You'll meet other musical theatre lovers
Nothing like being with like-minded kindred spirits! At Curtain Raisers, musical theatre is something to be applauded, not despised!
#3 You'll express yourself creatively
Got a busy life outside of Curtain Raisers? Work full-time in another field? Have to pay the mortgage, or maybe get that uni degree done? Curtain Raisers will give you a break from all this and take you outside of your regular life for a couple of hours a week, helping you to tap into your creativity and flow.
#4 Your tutor is an experienced theatre practitioner
Samuel Farr has a long history of working in theatre. He'll bring his knowledge to bear every week and guide you all the way. Plus, he makes class fun!
#5 You'll have opportunity to perform
From time to time, you'll be in a concert or a performance of some kind. For instance, every year Perform Australia has a Birthday Gala Concert, and a range of other opportunities through the year. COVID permitting, we may also sing at nursing homes or other events.
More about your tutor - Samuel Farr
Originally from New Zealand, Samuel Farr has been performing on stage for over 20 years covering a mix of vocal, dance, dramatic and musical theatre performance. He studied a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a double major in Theatre Studies and Anthropology at the University of Otago where his academic focus was on Queer Musical Theatre. Having covered a little of everything from promenade Shakespeare to Monty Python and Wicked, direction, choreography, writing, dramaturgy and design, Samuel is passionate about theatre in all the many forms the art can take. That said, his first love will always be musical theatre and he is very excited to be sharing this passion with his classes.