Horizon Theatre’s 2015 Christmas Party

Horizon Theatre celebrated Christmas with Friends, Members, Neighbors and Directors!

“The Tattic” a performance created and performed by the talented Ben Kuryo and the amazing Shabnam Tavakol (directed by the wonderful Maddy Slabacu) enchanted the full house! Our Ben is a creative young actor who will go places and Shab does not need introduction she would captivate the audience from the moment she steps on stage, Thank you Ben and Shab well done!

Thank you Catalin Anastase for the help!

The big attraction of the day Santa was charming happy and adored by the young and young at heart in the audience.Thank you Bob Short!

 

 

The Art of ARTiculation 

Thanks to the kind support of Bankstown Sports Club and funding from the CLUBgrants scheme, Horizon Theatre Company is proud to announce the commencement of the “ARTiculate” project.

“ARTiculate” will promote self expression through creative and recreational activities for young people living with a disability in the Bankstown area. The project acknowledges the culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds of participants. Horizon will stage performances including drama and puppetry for the young people living with a disability. Furthermore, the theatre will run workshops in drama, music, costume & make-up, puppetry and photography.  Participants will be matched to activities based on their individual talents, abilities and inclinations. Participants of the project will be involved as art creators and/or audience members.

In operation since 1997, Horizon Theatre Company Ltd was established with the clear aim of enhancing artistic, cultural and economic opportunities for a diverse background of youth at risk, marginalised youth and theatre practitioners while developing a large audience, primarily among young people of age 4 to 17 and 18 to 25.  Through projects such as Youth Arts and Culture Outreach, C-Red, Act II, CPR and Phoenix, Horizon Theatre has specialised in providing effective arts based programmes and workshops for young people.  These workshops have acted to educate, inform, enhance social skills and provide an avenue of investigating and arresting the causes of unacceptable social behavior such as bullying, relationship violence and drug and alcohol related issues.

Horizon Theatre has gained a reputation for delivering successful arts workshops to young people in the local area including those living with a disability.  We continue to believe that involvement with artistic endeavour is an important facet in young people’s lives, building self confidence, creativity, ability to communicate and improving educational outcomes.   Such experiences should not be denied any young person.

For further details about this project including availability of placements, please contact Maddy Slabacu on (02) 9750 9567.

This project received  funding through Bankstown Sports Club ClubGRANTS scheme

Time to Get it Together 

Thanks to the kind support of Bankstown Sports Club funding us via the CLUBgrants scheme, Horizon Theatre Company is proud to announce the commencement of the “Get Together” project.  “Get Together” is an early intervention project using music,dance and drama to bring together youth (especially those at-risk, refugee, newly arrived and/or from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds) to creatively express themes of harmony.

Through a series of workshops and mentoring, behaviour that leads to disharmony such as anger, hatred, bullying and prejudice will be explored through art and the consequences addressed. Simultaneously, alternative attitudes and behaviour that contribute to greater understanding and harmony in the community will also be explored.  These workshops will culminate in the production of a presentation developed by participants.

Through projects such as Youth Arts and Culture Outreach, C-Red, Act II, CPR and Phoenix, Horizon Theatre has specialised in providing effective arts based programmes and workshops for young people.  These workshops have acted to educate, inform, enhance social skills and provide an avenue of investigating and arresting the causes of unacceptable social behavior such as bullying, relationship violence and drug and alcohol related issues.

Involvement with the arts has been demonstrated to improve educational results, boost self confidence and reduce involvement in criminal and anti social behaviour.  This project will further benefit the community by bringing young people from different backgrounds together to work towards common goals.

For further details about this project including availability of placements, please contact Maddy Slabacu on (02) 9750 9567.

This project received  funding through Bankstown Sports Club ClubGRANTS scheme

Haldon Street Festival


JOIN US ON SATURDAY 22 AUGUST 2015 FOR ONE OF SYDNEY’S PREMIER CULTURAL FESTIVALS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF LAKEMBA
The Haldon Street Festival brings people from all different backgrounds to celebrate the harmony between cultures & our love for good food.!

Canterbury City Council’s Haldon Street Festival has evolved to become a landmark event for our local businesses, residents and visitors. This festival continues to bring our community together in a celebration promoting the theme of the festival –‘Respect, Unity & Peace’.

The festival draws approximately 25,000 people to the heart of, Haldon Street. It’s here where audiences experience the ambience of unique international cuisines, diverse cultures and great community spirit in a fun filled atmosphere.

The Haldon Street Festival has continued to grow as an event over the years with sponsors, stallholders, performers and the public continuing to offer support through sponsorship, selling of merchandise and food, providing entertainment and more.

Here is a pic of Horizon’s involvement in previous Haldon St Festivals

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An invitation to The Dream

Horizon Theatre Company have been invited by The Australian Ballet to The Dream, an extraordinary ballet based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream in Sydney this May and Melbourne this June. Featuring three works choreographed by Fredrick Ashton, this program is varied, mesmerising and utterly enchanting.

It is so inspiring to see how the narratives of Shakespeare, known for their spoken storytelling, can be brought to life through the medium of movement. The Dream has not been performed by The Australian Ballet since the 1970’s and, as such, this season is a unique opportunity to enjoy one of the great spectacles of dance.

Further details of the production can be found at the following: https://www.australianballet.com.au/whats_on/event_detail?noloc=true&prodid=6755

Tickets can be booked through The Australian Ballet’s Customer Service Team through email,  customerservices@austrlaianballet.com.au, by phone on 1300 369 741, or through our website australianballet.com.au.