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Fog Theatre

About Fog Theatre 

Formed in 1991, the Fog Theatre is a performance based arts project that caters for adults with an intellectual disability. Fog Theatre meets one day a week (Thursdays from 11.30am - 3.30pm) during Victorian School terms.

Fog Theatre weekly workshops provide company members with additional experiences through performance opportunities links to other drama groups, and connections with other activities in the City of Port Phillip and the broader community. Around 15 members participate in the group on an ongoing basis.

Through their involvement in Fog Theatre, members have the opportunity to:

  • Develop drama, music and performance skills through weekly drama workshops
  • Perform in major productions (bi-annually)
  • Collaborate with other drama and performing groups
  • Develop friendships, increase confidence and have fun!

Fog Theatre News

Fog Theatre are back in the room and looking forward to a productive 2016. Fog has been in existence (in one form or another) for 25 fabulous years! We intend to celebrate this anniversary in spectacular fashion. In the meantime enjoy some shots of us performing at the 27% Project Exhibition launch at BRIGHTSPACE Gallery, International Day of People with Disability, 2015. Thanks Kylie Greer and John Puli for inviting us to perform.

Fog Theatre on YouTube

Fog Theatre's Gemma Falk directed performers Debbie and Mark in her highly praised film '3.15 To Brunswick'. The film premiered at The Other Film Festival, Australia's premier disability film festival, it has also screened at The St Kilda Film Festival, 2013 and SPROUT Film Festival, New York, 2013.

Check out  3.15 To Brunswick here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h_mXlQ-tCg

 

 

 

 

Some Past Performances

cumulus nimbus, Theatre Works - 2010

Check out this great review - http://apentimento.blogspot.com/

Forest of Gongs, Theatre Works - 2009

Read the AGE Review here  http://www.theage.com.au/news/entertainment/arts/finding-lost-tales-in-the-trees/2009/11/27/1258824829879.html

 

Funding

The City of Port Phillip receives funding from The Department of Health and Human Services, Southern Region, and the council provides support and direction through is Access Arts Development unit. The City of Port Phillip recognizes the central role, which the arts and cultural development play in building community identity and celebrating diversity within that community.

Fog Theatre is a Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) registered provider of services to people with disability. Fog Theatre have undergone an certification process in order to meet compliance with: AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008  Quality Management Systems. This internationally recognised standard positively assists organisations to continually improve services

Fog Theatre meets the requirements of The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Standards in Victoria.

  Contact Us or use eServices to ask us a question, request information or give us feedback online. Ask for the Community Cultural Development Officer .

All photos by Paul Dunn.