Black Swan State Theatre Company of Western Australia acknowledges the Whadjuk people of the Nyoongar Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live.

First Nations People have been telling stories on this country for many thousands of years, and we acknowledge their incredible contribution to the cultural and environmental landscape we reside in.

Professional Development Workshops



Professional Development Workshops


Infuse your teaching with fresh, imaginative approaches to engage and inspire your students with Multiform Devising & Object Theatre/Puppetry Workshops.

These hands-on workshops offer limitless possibilities of how to engage and inspire students while meeting the demands of the drama curriculum.

Physical Devising Techniques

Explore physical devising techniques to build character and narrative using movement, impulse and improvisation techniques informed by Myerhold biomechanics and Frantic Assembly.

Date: Wednesday 6 March

Object Theatre / Puppetry Techniques

Explore ways to breathe character into inanimate objects and create captivating tales rich in symbolism. Activities within this workshop can be adapted to use across all year groups, including Candidates Monologue work.

Date: Wednesday 13 March

Facilitator: Nigel Luck is a theatre artist, director and producer who has taught at Universities, Drama schools and theatres in the UK and Australia, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of physical theatre, puppetry and experimental devising practices to his workshops.


Learn how to harness nerves and communicate effectively when under pressure.

Public speaking workshops are available to individuals and organisations hosted at our venue or at your workplace.

To enquire further or to book a workshop, send us an email.