Examples of our course in action
We call our comedy writing courses radical to signal a much-overlooked fact, that a significant number of early pantomimes vitally participated in the evolution of our democratic culture. This is particularly true with respect to universal suffrage and aspirations for a good life. Here’s how it works.
An upper primary team create a sports-focused pantomime
Based on a 1873 pantomime celebrating England vs Australian cricket match.
History teachers collaborate to look at women’s rights
Based on 1874 pantomime based on a Princess who refuses to marry.
Community theatre stage Liberty vs Tyranny
The 1873 view of liberty as a European right that changed Australia.