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Student & Teacher Workshops

State Theatre Company has an extensive workshop program for students and teachers.

We run bespoke, on-demand student workshops tailored to the needs of your class and held at your school. We work with industry-leading artists to create workshops on topics from script writing and acting technique to direction and technical production, and are happy to talk about your workshop topic ideas. State Theatre Company also offers set student workshops in our rehearsal space each year. Find out more about 2019 student workshops below.

Teacher workshops are held throughout the school year on a variety of topics. These workshops are suitable for Drama, English, Dance, Creative Arts or Physical Education teachers of all year levels and count towards teacher Professional Development hours. Education students, new teachers and seasoned educators are all welcome to attend. Find out more about 2019 teacher workshops below.

For more information or to make a booking, please email or call 08 8415 5333.


  • 2019 State Theatre Company Teacher Workshops & Professional Development

    State Theatre Company has announced several unique unique opportunities for educators to engage with artists and industry professionals and obtain certified Professional Development hours in 2019.

    Term 1
    Wednesday 6 March, 2019
    12.30pm – 2.30pm Playwriting with Elena Carapetis

    Thursday 7 or Friday 8 March, 2019
    9.30am – 11.30am Devising Movement and Physicality for Actors with Geordie Brookman

    Friday 8 March, 2019
    12.30pm – 2.30pm Acting 101 (8 March) with Elena Carapetis

    Term 2
    Tuesday 28 May, 2019
    10.00am – 12.00pm Voice Workshop with Anna Steen
    1.00pm – 3.00pm Acting for Scene Work with Anna Steen

    Term 3

    Tuesday 20 August, 2019
    10.00am – 3.00pm Creating and Devising with Dan Aubin

    All teacher workshops will be held at the Lion Studio (Level 1, corner North Tce & Morphett St, Adelaide).

    To find out more or make a booking, please read the 2019 Teacher’s Professional Development Guide.

    Further enquiries can be directed to our Education Manager, Fiona Lukac, via email or phone 08 8415 5333.

  • 2019 State Theatre Company Term 1 Student Workshops

    State Theatre Company will offer a special four-day student workshop week from Tuesday 12 – Friday 15 March, 2019. Workshop sessions will be offered in the following areas:

    • Voice presented by Anna Steen
    • Movement presented by Anna Steen
    • Shakespeare presented by Dale March
    • Physical Comedy presented by Hew Parham
    • Sound Design by Andrew Howard


    2019 State Theatre Company On-Demand Student Workshops

    State Theatre Company offers on-demand student workshops presented at your school by creatives and leaders in theatre.

    In 2019, we are pleased to offer workshops on:

    • Shakespeare
    • physical theatre and contact improvisation
    • Laban movement analysis
    • vocal training
    • Stanislavski
    • playwriting
    • directing
    • Chekhov
    • any other theatre-related topics of your choosing

    Cost: $350 for 30 students.

    For more information about student workshops, please email


  • Our 2019 Work Experience dates will be announced shortly.

    The program will provides a limited number of high school students with a comprehensive introduction to the operations of a professional theatre company and a chance to spend time with artistic, production, marketing and administration staff.