MAD Camp is back with its summer edition at the Brisbane Powerhouse from Monday 13 to Thursday 16 January 2014.
Held for the first time in 2011, MAD Camp has continued to inspire and innovate young people through its focus on multiple art forms, collaboration, team building, encouraging individuality, and celebrating different talents and accomplishments of each individual.
Hosted by Brisbane Powerhouse and Artslink Queensland, MAD Camp is a multi-arts day camp that runs over four days which aims to encourages young people to develop creative thoughts, advance their own artistic practice and progress their performance skills. Uniting creative young people from all over Queensland, MAD Camp provides an excellent opportunity for young people to develop their skills and techniques in various arts practices.
The MAD Camp program contains daily workshops in music, art, dance and drama with recognised industry professionals as instructors. For the 2014 Summer Edition, various professionals will be running the workshops including singing teacher Jacqui Devereux who will be bringing her wealth of experience and knowledge of voice and performance; talented performing artist and inspiring teacher Andrew Cory; freelance choreographer and performer Dan Venz; and Brisbane Powerhouse's programming producer Troy Armstrong.
These workshops will definitely sharpen and polish your performance skills as well as exposing you to brand new creative practices. In addition to these fantastic workshops, professional comedians Mel Buttle and Lindsay Webb from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival class clowns will be providing an awesome crash course in comedy.
MAD Camp culminates in the student showcase featuring young, vibrant artists who will be sharing their performance skills. Don't miss out on this wonderful showcase full of singing, dancing, acting and stand-up comedy.
Workshops run daily from 8.30am to 4pm and tickets are available from Artslink. This program is suitable for people between the ages 13 and 18.
The student showcase starts at 7pm on Thursday 16 January at the Brisbane Powerhouse. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchase via the Brisbane Powerhouse.