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DRAMA RESEARCH TASK
Topic: Act Now Theatre
INTRODUCTION:

Act Now Theatre is a professional theatre company that tailors socially
conscious theatre projects in colla...
ORIGIN OF ORGANIZATION AND
ITS MOVEMENT

This organization was Formed in 2007 as a street theatre ensemble
highlighting th...
GOAL OF THIS ORGANIZTION

ActNow will be focusing on partnerships with NGO’s,
school performances and community workshops
...
WHO DO THEY SERVE? WHO
BENEFITS FROM THEIR WORK AND
HOW?

This organization does not perform for a specific group of peopl...
PROJECTS --WHAT DO THEY DO
IN THE WORLD?

This organization produces drama acts for certain purposes. They have
produced m...
SIMILARITIES

Targeted audiences were normal people.
Took stories and performed those stories.
Used props effectively.
DIFFERENCES

They acted stories from real life.
Professional actors performed these acts.
There way of performing.

There ...
ASPECTS OF THIS ORGANIZATION'S
WORK MIGHT I WANT TO EXPLORE
FURTHER

The aspect that I want to explore about this organiza...
IMPACT ON COMMUNITY IF THIS
ORGANIZATION'S STOP WORKING

This organization have a really good reputation in Australia and ...
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  1. 1. DRAMA RESEARCH TASK Topic: Act Now Theatre
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION: Act Now Theatre is a professional theatre company that tailors socially conscious theatre projects in collaboration with young people and community groups. Our work is innovative, informed, inspiring, often confronting, and never conventional. Act now is a youth led theatre cpompany “With an immense depth and maturity”. It quite popular current in Australia. It basically produces theater at its finest.
  3. 3. ORIGIN OF ORGANIZATION AND ITS MOVEMENT This organization was Formed in 2007 as a street theatre ensemble highlighting the situation of David Hicks, In the beginning ActNow organization start developing street theatre projects with young people on political issues and in 2009 the company presented its first staged work The Revolution Starts Here, written by two young emerging playwrights. In the same year, the company began working on a contemporary queer adaptation of A Midsummer Nights Dream, and in 2010 the company presented a performance know as “Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People”, which later was described as the 2010 Best Independent Theatre Production. From 2008-2010 this company presented annual theatre for social change conference, consisting of workshops, forums and performances.
  4. 4. GOAL OF THIS ORGANIZTION ActNow will be focusing on partnerships with NGO’s, school performances and community workshops through the appointment of former Artistic Director Edwin Kemp Attrill as the new Company Producer.
  5. 5. WHO DO THEY SERVE? WHO BENEFITS FROM THEIR WORK AND HOW? This organization does not perform for a specific group of people. Mostly they perform for educational purposes and students benefits and learn things from their performances. They are currently In Australia and they have performed in 14 schools in 2 weeks which can give us an idea of how much they perform in a month and who they serve and who benefit from them
  6. 6. PROJECTS --WHAT DO THEY DO IN THE WORLD? This organization produces drama acts for certain purposes. They have produced many many drama acts but some of the most famous drama acts they have produced yet are: -Expect respect -Alice and peter grow up -Don Dunstan -An enemy of the people -RightAct -The Revolution starts here -The projects they are currently working on is known as "The clock”
  7. 7. SIMILARITIES Targeted audiences were normal people. Took stories and performed those stories. Used props effectively.
  8. 8. DIFFERENCES They acted stories from real life. Professional actors performed these acts. There way of performing. There way of using the stage effectively. They way of keeping the audience engaged.
  9. 9. ASPECTS OF THIS ORGANIZATION'S WORK MIGHT I WANT TO EXPLORE FURTHER The aspect that I want to explore about this organization is that what was so special about their act known as “The ENEMY OF PEOPLE” that it described as the best independent theatre production. How did they achieve this
  10. 10. IMPACT ON COMMUNITY IF THIS ORGANIZATION'S STOP WORKING This organization have a really good reputation in Australia and also its famous for performing in school because they perform so if this organization stop working it will impact some schools and also public is going to be disappointed because many people like their performance.
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