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RETURN TO THE RIVER
Public Program

Murmuration will be in residence at The Arts Centre Cootamundra throughout July and September 2018. Part of their philosophy is to provide access to all people to participate in the arts and they would love for you to connect with them through their creative learning, program activities and events.

Open Studio

Wednesday 11 July 2018 | 10:00am – 1:00pm | Free

The rehearsal space will be open for guests to observe a professional rehearsal with the Murmur Artists in residence. Guests will be able to observe the chorographic and early development of the work.

Interactive Studio Sharing

Friday 7 September 2018 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm | $30

An afternoon led by Angela French and Sarah-Vyne Vassallo to gain insight into the second stage of developing a Solo work. Guests will gain insight into Angela’s artistic processes and be part of an informal discussion with artists at the end of rehearsal.

Arts + Education Workshop

Saturday 16 March 2019  | 12:30 – 2:00pm  | $30

A day of enhancing student’s knowledge and understanding of creative arts by working with Angela French and Sarah-Vyne Vassallo. The day will focus on multiple artform’s exploring ideas from the ‘Return to the River’ performance. Participants are encouraged to view the relaxed performance on Saturday 22 July at 2.30pm.

REGISTRATIONS

Opening April 2018

ENQUIRIES
The Arts Centre Cootamundra
Julie Cowell | Office Coordinator
Office Hours Tuesday – Friday 9:30am – 1:30pm
Phone 02 6942 4773 or via email info@theartscentrecootamundra.org.au

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Image credit: 1 & 2. Performing artist Angela French in ‘Return to The River’ solo performance development in Dubai 2015. Photo by Angela French.

LEARNING
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RIPPLE EFFECT
Professional Development
Learn practical ways to develop experiences in inclusive creative learning, disability culture and arts and disability best practice.
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RIPPLE EFFECT 2018
Creative Workshops
Inclusive theatre, visual art and music workshops designed to inspire and engage a diverse range of people’s interests, needs and abilities.
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DAYS LIKE THESE
Open Learning Program
Murmuration will be in residence at The Arts Centre Cootamundra throughout June and July and will be facilitating an open program welcoming all people to exchange and participate in the arts.
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PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER SCHOOL + EXCHANGE 2017
Kick start your year by being part of an international exchange with The Young Americans and Murmuration.
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MURMUR WORKSHOPS 2016
We provide weekly inclusive performing arts workshops open to the community.
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MINI MURMURS 2016
A fun and creative movement class, combining a series of activities that aim to improve physical and mental well-being of parents/caregivers and their children.
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EDUCATION DAY 2016
A day of enhancing student’s knowledge and understanding of the Preliminary and HSC Dance and Drama Outcomes by working with professional artists from Murmuration.
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MURMUR MADE
The Murmuration Team can tailor workshops to meet a variety of needs and abilities. Led by professional artists, the workshops are designed to inclusively engage all participants in a high quality performing arts experience.
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MINI MURMURS TRIAL 2015
In 2015 we trialled a fun and creative movement class, experimenting with inclusive and cross generational learning.
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MURMUR WORKSHOPS 2015
In 2015 we provided inclusive performing arts workshops open to the community.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2015
Murmuration were invited to facilitate a workshop for teachers at the Museum of Contemporary Art, in partnership with the Sydney Opera House.
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THE ARTS UNIT 2015
Murmuration was invited to facilitate the NSW Public Schools Disability Dance Workshops.
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