The Myths of Aotearoa
Drama workshops that explore Maori myth and legend. The students work within dramatic conventions to create a performance piece focusing on Maori myth.
Tru Talent - Trudy-Anne Rowe
Phone: 03 2084080 or 0210535753
Currently working towards Masters of Drama in Education qualification through Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
Trudy-Anne is a registered teacher.
Teacher for 10 years.
Owner of Tru Talent - Performing Arts business
HOD of Arts - Menzies College
HOD of Performing Arts - Menzies College
Developed programmes for both dance and drama from Y7-Y13
Held workshops for both staff, students and adults in drama skills and process drama.
Presented a workshop at the IDEA (International
Drama Educators Association Conference) in Hong Kong.
Contributed teacher resources to Arts Online and
NEMP marker in Oral Language.
Community Arts Experience
Senior Vice President of the Gore Operatic Society Committee
Nominated for Gore District Council Community Award - 2009 - Contribution to Arts and Culture.
Gore Rep Society Committee member
Directed West Otago Theatrical Society's 2010 production of Wizard of Oz.
Directed Gore Operatic Society's 2009 production of Jesus Christ Superstar
Offering drama workshops to children in Gore and around Southland
I teach private speech and drama students ranging from 5 years old to 68 years old in my studio at my home. I have 85 private clients.
Skills and Abilities
-Highly professional educator
-Vocalist - "Erratic" band
-Have a great sense of humour
-Able to create and adapt drama and dance programmes to suit.
Arts Practice Medium: Drama, Dance
Topics or Genres of Expertise: devised drama
Languages Spoken: English
Target Age Group: Junior Primary, Middle Primary, Senior Primary
Preferred Group Size: Medium (9-20)
Regions: Canterbury, Otago, Southland, West Coast
2010 - October, November, December
2011 - February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Space and Resources Required: Microphone, Microphone
Mode of Delivery: Workshop
Cultural Context: Maori
Combined rural schools - Te Tipua, Otama, Knapdale in Southland
Programme Materials Provided for Schools: Yes