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Exciting Times!

Well our feet have not even touched the ground since the fringe and we already working on the next step for True North Youth Theatre Ensemble.

We have recently been funded by the Anglicare Communities for Childrens Plus Program to extend our reach to the City of Playford and have opened a scholarship program running out of the Platform in Elizabeth. This program is for City of Playford residence aged 8-12 years and is running from 230pm – 4pm on Saturdays.

As it is a scholarship program positions are limited and conditions apply. This groups is also working on a version of “A Sense of Home” that will be presented in the Shedly Theatre in Elizabeth on June 28th. Meanwhile our Junior and Senior groups have enjoyed getting back our home in Klemzig and Hillcrest and are working on skill development and characterisation for the next term.

After such an exciting time during the Fringe it is great to see both groups so connected and engaged. We are also really happy to have welcomed some new members to our theatre workshops.

We have introduced some amazing new tutors with a variety of skills and we are excited to announce that True North Youth Theatre Ensemble is confirmed to be a part of the Come Out 2015 programming. Its an exciting time to join True North with only limited positions available don’t miss out!

Juliette Zavarce – Producer – True North

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‘Sense Of Home’ wins Graham Smith Peace Trust Award

We didn’t enter the Fringe to win an award but when the award was announced in the Fringe Club on closing night I can not say how proud I felt of everyone who was involved in this project. Winning the Graham Smith Peace Trust award was one of the proudest moments I have felt for a very long time.

The first time I watched the True North Ensemble perform A Sense of Home at the Channel 9 studios I was nervous. There was so much going through my head it was hard to actually focus on the show. The curtains opened and the music began to play and here I was sitting in my first show of True North Youth Theatre Ensemble. To say I had butterflies was an understatement.

What happened next was floods of laughter, moments of utter disbelief of how well our kids were performing and it ended with me giving them a standing ovation with tears pouring down my face.  We had done it. Not only had we built an ensemble from scratch True North had just delivered an amazing performance of which anyone would be proud of.

I would like to congratulate everyone who was involved in this Production – starting of course with my Husband but also Artistic Director – Alirio Zavarce, our Tutors Maryanne Boettcher, Emma Beech, Brad Williams (who also worked on projections) and Ezra Juanta, Productions Manager, Light Designer and Technician, Dush Kumar, Set and Costume Designer, Kathryn Sproul, Graphic Artist, Nathan Little and our musicians Tyson Olson, Ezra Juanta (again) and Aaron Akeroyd.   But of course this production could not of happened without our Ensemble.  So big congratulations to all our of our Junior and Senior Ensemble members who worked tirelessly throughout the school holidays to finesse and create something that was an award winning critically acclaimed show.

We have certainly launched with a blast and join now as there is more exciting projects on the horizon so stay tuned…

Juliette Zavarce – Producer – True North Youth Theatre Ensemble

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Sons And Mothers

Sons And Mothers: a moving theatre treat
Every now and then theatre audiences are treated to a performance that changes the way we look at ourselves and the world around us. Such a show is being staged right now in Adelaide called Sons And Mothers.
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Sons And Mothers: a love letter
Seven men wanted to send a love letter to their mothers, says the trailer for the Sons & Mothers documentary. But only six could.
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We are very excited that the whole True North Youth Theatre Ensemble are going to see Sons & Mothers tonight 🙂
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A great time to join

We are developing our show for the Adelaide Fringe 2014.

A great time to join

  Join the True North Youth Theatre Ensemble and be part of the creation of a brand new theatre piece.

You also support us by coming to Not Just Another Quiz Night to raise funds for True North Youth Theatre Ensemble’s new production ‘A Sense of Home’ to be performed in the Adelaide Fringe.

RSVP here now!

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