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HaBYT participates in World Arts in Education week!

26 May

Juliet will be taking HaBYT Development group to the world stage this week: Pretzel Theatre Collective: Youth Response to Globalization in Changing Times Thursday 28 May 2020 13:30 – 14:30 UTC Register here: https://bit.ly/IAEW-Webinars This session will introduce Act 1 of Pretzel Theatre. We are a temporally fluid global youth...

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Time to deal with the Washing

23 Apr

Overwhelmed, bombarded and slightly hopeful.    Those three words sum up how we at The Drama Workshop and HaBYT have been feeling since the announcement of the NZ lockdown response to beating Covid19 in our country. I liken our own reaction to the household washing in its many stages.  So many projects folded and put away in the draw,...

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Holiday Workshop Success!

23 JanThe Drama Workshop

I always seem to be surprised at the end of a three day intensive holiday program just how much growth there has been. I shouldn't. Its all geared towards that. Our goals are centred around making connections for the child: connections with others, connections with a new skill, connections with their body, connections with those 'aha' moments...

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Introducing Pretzel Theatre

23 JanHaBYT / The Drama Workshop

HaBYT is very proud and excited to be part of a new global theatre collective - Pretzel! Formed in Frankfurt in 2019, five drama/theatre educators across the world are embarking on a huge theatre challenge with their students and we are founding members! Also supported by Creative Generation, see here for the first blog post Canada have...

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Pania Review

19 Aug

2 AND 3 DECEMBER, EAST PIER BY JESS SOUTAR BARRON Standing at the beach at East Pier, the shore mist lightly hanging above the water, out there Pania’s Reef, the importance of which has just been unfolded. Over one hundred children singing, their backs to the sea. A clutch of their adults standing witness, facing them and facing the ocean....

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Habyt Hungry for More

19 Aug

Fifteen Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre ambassadors and their support crew have returned from their cultural and performance tour to Wellington and Australia, hungry for more. Hungry for more opportunities to perform and for more opportunities to train in theatre.  The tour of Romeo and Juliet had its first stop in Wellington where the troupe were...

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HaBYT Trailer – Romeo and Juliet

3 JunHaBYT

Romeo and Juliet This year's major work is 'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare, script adapted by former Australian Shakespeare company director and actor, Phil Sumner, directed by Peter Cottrell and Champa Maciel. The show will feature physical theatre and projected images. Climate change is biting but civilization remains relatively...

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Working with Teachers

16 May

Juliet has had the honour of working with teachers in their classrooms in Wellington in recent months.  As part of the Networks of Expertise program and partnering with Drama New Zealand, the program has been designed to build teacher capability in using Drama to enhance Litearcy, with a specific focus on writing.  the project has now moved...

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