KEYNOTE SPEAKER : Wendy Blaxland - What About Women?
Wendy Blaxland is an award-winning writer with over 100 books published, mostly for children.
They include fiction and non-fiction books. Wendy’s publishers include Cambridge University Press, Scholastic and Walker Books. Her last book was the picture book The Christmas Rose. Wendy has also written fourteen plays for Marian Street Theatre for Young People, and more recently five plays, mainly historically based, for her own family theatre company, Blaxland and Daughter, formed in 2012 with her daughter Jess.
Her address will explain the joys and pitfalls of making theatre like this, and the spare, interactive and lively style of theatre they have developed.
2017 ABBIE CLANCY AWARD PRESENTATION
An Presentation will be made to the winner of the 2017 Abbie Clancy Award, who will then give a brief account of her work.
WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Wendy Blaxland - Getting To Know Your Characters
Wendy Blaxland’s workshop will guide you in practising some imaginative theatre-based techniques to develop fully rounded characters with their own unique voices.