Theatresports™ in Schools is an annual competition for improvised theatre held by The Court Theatre. School teams of up to six perform scenes and games based on audience suggestions, scored by a judging panel of The Court Jesters. Teams who progress through the heats are invited to participate in the grand finale at The Court Theatre.
Competition Dates 2019
Finals: The Court Theatre
Heats Weekend: 7 and 8 September 2019
Finals: Sunday 22 September 2019
Finals: The Court Theatre
Heats Weekend: 2 and 3 November
Finals: Sunday 24 November 2019
Fees for 2019
1 Team (Junior or Senior): $230.00
2 Teams (Junior and/or Senior): $380.00
3 Teams (Junior and/or Senior): $500.00
4 Teams (Junior and/or Senior): $600.00
Please note: Years 7-9 are Junior and Years 11-13 are Senior. Students in Year 10 may choose whether to compete in the Junior or Senior category (but are only permitted to perform in one of these).
In the 2019 Competition teams are able to enter more than one Junior or Senior Team.
Registration fees cover entry into the competitions as well as professional sessions with The Court Jester.
We do have scholarship places available for schools who are unable to fund the registration fees, please let us know if you are interested in finding out how to apply for these.
Coaching Sessions 2019
These coaching sessions are a great opportunity for teams wanting some tutoring from The Court Jesters, and are included in the registration fee. Schools may choose one session each for coaches, juniors, and senior teams. They are held on-site at The Court Theatre.
2019 Coaching sessions
Coaches and Teacher Training - Thursday 9 May 5pm-6.30pm at The Court Theatre
Senior Teams Training - Sunday 26 May 1pm-4pm and Sunday 9 June 1pm-4pm at The Court Theatre
Junior Teams Training - Sunday 9 June 9.30am-12.30pm and Sunday 4 August 1pm-4pm at The Court Theatre
Schools who would like to receive further improvisation training from The Court Jesters may arrange for in-school tutoring, please contact the Education Manager for more information and a quote.
Friendlies for 2019
This year we will be encouraging schools to host and attend friendlies and will ask schools to commit to this as part of the registration.
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