Arts & Culture
Fog News - Celebrating 25 Years of Inclusive Practice!
2016 marks the 25th year of Fog Theatre, one of Australia's longest running theatre groups inclusive of performers with intellectual disability. To mark this auspicious milestone Fog Theatre present - WHERE'S THE CAKE?
WHERE’S THE CAKE? will be a spectacular extravaganza presented by the amazing Fog performers, with special guests, on 1 December as part of International Day of People with Disability in the beautiful St Kilda Town Hall auditorium.
Check out Fog here by clicking this link to their promotional film Shine A Light - http://(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJ4eETuQspY
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 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
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.
All photos by Paul Dunn.