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Clowning Around with Beatboxing and Mime Interactive Workshop (Years 3-6) 11th August 12:15pm (AEST) (Stage 2, Stage 3)

  11-Aug-2022      12:15PM
Live Event

Join Dr AudiYO (Holly Austin), for a series of exercises designed to unlock imaginative play.


In our performance workshop,Clowning around with Beatboxing and Mime, Dr AudiYO – Holly Austin – will guide students through a series of exercises designed to unlock imaginative play.

Holly will teach skills in mime and help students invent their very own clown character. Along the way beatboxing will be introduced to create sound effects that will underscore your clown character comedy.

Holly Austin is one of Australia’s most versatile multi-disciplinary performers celebrated for her individuality in theatre-making and her unique vocal dexterity. She studied Clowning with Pierre Byland in Switzerland and Improvisation with Keith Johnstone at Loose Moose Theatre Company in Canada, and at Second City in Chicago.

In addition to being a versatile and skilled performer, Holly is a writer for both stage & screen, generating much of her own work.

Holly is also a musician and beatboxer and played at the SXSW Festival with Sui Zhen as well as performing with the likes of Grammy Award winning artist Common, Martha Wainwright, John Butler, Amanda Palmer, Holly Throsby


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Sydney Opera House

Event Details

Date & Time

  11-Aug-2022    12:15PM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform



45 Minutes



Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Creative Arts » Music » Performing (Singing, Playing and Moving)

Other KLAs

Creative Arts » Music » Organising sound

Creative Arts » Drama » Making (role, dramatic contexts, elements and forms)

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No - This will only be available at the designated date & time (11-Aug-2022 12:15PM).

Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

Please note that this is an interactive session and that a working camera and microphone connection is required in order to participate


1) Book your virtual excursion using the form on this site

2) A confirmation email will be sent to you from DART Learning

3) A confirmation email and further information will be sent to you from Sydney Opera House at least one week before the event.

4) COMPLETE A SUCCESSFUL TEST with your Zoom equipment

– Test your equipment at least one week before your virtual excursion

– Dial the through the Zoom login details that will be sent to you by Sydney Opera House and ensure that you can connect, can see and hear the SOH feed and that yourcamera and microphone are working correctly

– If you are unsuccessful in completing a test, contact Sydney Opera House Creative Learning at [email protected] for technical assistance. Completing a test with your equipment or VC hardware ensures a successful connection on the day.

More Information About This Event


· Please dial in 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the session at 12:00PM

· Recommended maximum of 30 students (1 class) per session. Please email [email protected] with any specific requests regarding additional students.

· This booking entitles you to one dial in link with all students watching from the same space. Please email [email protected] with any specific requests regarding additional students.

· Please clear your classroom of desks and chairs and have students sitting on the floor in front of the screen.

· Please make sure the camera is positioned with all students in view so that our Presenter can easily interact with all students.

· If you are unable to proceed with your booked session, please email us at [email protected] at least two days prior.

·  Bookers who fail to attend on their booked sessions without providing notice may be barred from further bookings.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

NSW Department of Education

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