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Uta Hagen’s object exercises

Uta Hagen’s object exercises

Uta Hagen’s object exercises

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Secondary drama
Presented by 
Stephanie Merriman

Stephanie takes us through some extension exercises on recreating moments of discovery using the acting techniques and object  exercises of practitioner Uta Hagen.

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Uta Hagen’s object exercises

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Art Bites on demand

Art Bites invite students to join a choir rehearsal, dance ensemble, music practice, art club or a debating team meeting.

Each week The Arts Unit will schedule short video lessons in a range of areas to offer students a chance to engage in the co-curricular activities they are missing while learning remotely. Visit the Arts Bites page for more.

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Drama activities

Creating a detective story with props

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Susan Geldart

Using objects from around the house, create your own detective crime mystery as a short film and narration.

Duration: 
9:54
Video transcript – 
Creating a detective story with props
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Drama games K-2 – movement and mime

Kindergarten to year 2 drama
Presented by 
Charlotte Connor

Join Charlotte Connor to have fun with these drama games! The purpose of these games is to focus on mime and gestures, using both imagination and body language to create characters and action.

Duration: 
15:53
Video transcript – 
Drama games K-2 – Movement and mime
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Viewers are advised that the content, views and opinions expresses in the following presentation are those of the authors and do not represent the views and policies of the NSW Department of Education. Viewer discretion is advised. If you are a student and you are viewing this, you have sought prior approval from your parent/caregiver to do so.
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Drama warm-ups for performance

Drama, all students and teachers
Presented by 
Ellen Osborne

Warm up the body and voice with some quick and easy solo exercises to get you ready for performance.

Duration: 
16:22
Video transcript – 
Drama warm-ups for performance
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Making mini paper puppets

Primary and lower secondary drama
Presented by 
Genevieve De Souza

How to make a mini paper puppet and 'breathe' life into it by adding movement.

Duration: 
14:57
Video transcript – 
Making mini paper puppets
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Radio play – 1. Preparing your voice

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Genevieve DeSouza

Gen DeSouza provides ways to warm up your breath and body for vocal performance, including some easy and fun vocal warm-ups you can do at home to prepare for your radio play that you'll work on in Part 2.

Duration: 
15:28
Video transcript – 
Radio play – 1. Preparing your voice
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Radio play – 2. Planning your performance

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Genevieve DeSouza

You will learn tips on how to maximise your vocal play to find character voices and suggestions to create your own radio play. This video will help you to think about the ways you can change your pace, volume, pitch and facial expression to change your vocal quality and discover new ways to use your voice.

Duration: 
13:36
Video transcript – 
Radio play – 2. Planning your performance
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Trumpet – 2. The most important facet of trumpet playing. Air flow and support!

Secondary advanced music
Presented by 
Craig Mitten

Mastery of the use of air support is so important for trumpet players. This video provides students with invaluable opportunites to develop good air support by implementing various articulations using a simple chromatic run. Grab your trumpet and get ready to play!

Duration: 
5:34
Video transcript – 
Trumpet – 02. Developing consistency
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Hip hop choreography – 1. Litefeet

Secondary dance
Presented by 
Neale Whittaker

Find the performer inside you. Join the Schools Spectacular Hip Hop Dance Crew experience. Dive deep into the songs of the 90s and learn a challenging routine to U Can't Touch This in the litefeet style that will test your skills.

Duration: 
16:01
Video transcript – 
Hip Hop choreography – Litefeet with Neale Whittaker
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Primary school debating – 6. Defining a topic

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo thinks through the tricky topic 'That schools should reward students whose grades improve with vouchers for McDonalds or KFC'.

Duration: 
5:48
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 06. With Indigo Crossweller
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Primary school debating – 3. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

We look at the simple steps to presenting a debating argument. Remember, you can always email us with any questions!

Duration: 
15:06
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 03. With Tony Davey
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International Jazz Day 2019 – 2. Vocal masterclass with Michael Mayo

Secondary music
Presented by 
Michael Mayo

Watch Michael Mayo as he works with Arlo Sim from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts and his performance of Nature Boy, made famous by Nat King Cole.

Duration: 
14:58
Video transcript – 
Vocal masterclass with Michael Mayo
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Hip hop choreography – 4. South of the River part 2

Advanced secondary dance
Presented by 
Neale Whittaker

Join the  Schools Spectacular Hip Hop Dance Crew experience and learn the second part of an awesome routine that will develop and challenge your skills in Hip Hop.

Duration: 
10:37
Video transcript – 
Hip hop choreography – 04. South of the river part 2
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Characterisation – 10. Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

Characterisation

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Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

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Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Jane Simmons

In this episode we explore Stanislavski's fundamental  questions and given circumstances.

 
 

Characterisation – 11. Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

Characterisation

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Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

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Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

Secondary drama
Presented by 
Jane Simmons

In this episode we learn about the magic 'if' and  muscle and emotional memory.

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Lunch Bites on demand

Join us at lunchtime each Monday, Wednesday and Friday to experience outstanding student performances and presentations from The Arts Unit’s catalogue of festivals and events. If you can’t join us at lunch, drop by anytime. All of the Lunch Bites will be available on demand.

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Highlights collection 1

Dance, drama, music and visual arts
Presented by 

Two weeks of Lunch Bites and so many highlights. Here's just a few to whet your appetite for next week's selection.

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Public speaking collection 3

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The final of the Multicultural Perspective Public Speaking Competition is a highly anticipated event. Join us for Part 1 of the 2019 State Final for Years 3 and 4 students.

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Dance collection 2

Dance
Presented by 

Many wonderful performances by public school HSC dance students from throughout NSW were showcased in Callback 2017 and 2018.  Here is a small selection along with the Featured Ballet Ensemble from the 2019 School Spectacular.

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12
 
June
 
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Drama collection 1

Drama
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We can learn so much from our young people. These four performances by infants/primary school groups from the 2018 State Drama Festival give plenty of food for thought.

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Music collection 3

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Musical highlights from Schools Spectacular 2019 and In Concert 2018 featuring talented young singers and instrumentalists from NSW public schools.

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22
 
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Dance collection 3

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The 2018 State Dance Festival showcased many wonderful performances by public school ensembles from throughout NSW. Here's another small selection.

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26
 
June
 
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