22. August 2019 - 11:00 bis 13:00
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Martin Lysicrates Prize in 2019 - HOME SCHOOL | Riverside Theatre | Donnerstag, 22. August 2019

Martin Lysicrates Prize in 2019 - HOME SCHOOL GROUP
National Theatre of Parramatta and The Lysicrates Foundation proudly presents The Martin Lysicrates Prize 2019 for playwrights writing for young people.
In this free event, students will be empowered to decide what they get to see on our stages!
The prize, intended to support playwrights, provides an opportunity for finalists to receive professional development and funding support, and exactly who gets that support is up to the very people the plays are written for (11 – 14 year olds). Students will see the first act of 3 finalist plays presented as dramatic readings by professional actors, after which the winner will be decided on by the students’ votes only. No adults are allowed to vote.
Inspired by the Ancient Greek theatre festivals, born out of democracy, where the audience decided a winner, The Martin Lysicrates Prize is a fun, interactive and entertaining experience for students, giving them scope to learn more about the History of Drama and Theatre as well as developing their interest in Creative Writing and live theatre.
FAQs
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This event is intended for 11 - 14 year olds. Home school educators may accompany their students.  If home school educators choose to attend they need to book a ticket.  Adutls will not be allowed to vote.
Is this event suitable for younger children?
This event is not recommeded for infants and lower primary school students.
Do I need to attend with my student?
This is an organised event and the terms and conditions provided by the Riverside Theatre need to be met.
Other school groups will be in attendance. It is not an excursion.
Home school educators need to arrange transport to and from the event for their students. Home school educators are required to stay with their students to supervise them if they deem this is appropriate in this situation.
Where can I find out more?
You can find out more about the he Martin Lysicrates Prize on the Riverside Theatre webpage or at this address
Transport
Details concerning transport are available on the Riverside Theatre