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17 - 24 January


Classes $22
Early Bird $18 (until 13 Jan)

January Holiday Art Classes

Tues 17 Jan 10.30am-12pm  3D Diorama Card Scenes  Drawing and Collage
Tues 17 Jan
1.15pm-2.45pm  Owl Drawings  Greylead, coloured chalk crayons
Wed 18 Jan
10.30am-12pm  Watercolour Beach Reflection  Illusion of water
Wed 18 Jan
1.15pm-2.45pm  Message Flag  Meditation What is your Message?
Thurs 19 Jan
10.30am-12pm  Screenprint Bag, Summer scene & necklaces or cartoons.  Fabric bag provided
Thurs 19 Jan
1.15pm-2.45pm  Hidden Image Pictures. Experiment with mixed media to see what is hiding in the picture.
Fri 20 Jan
10.30am-12pm  Calendar Portrait Drawing for the New Year
Fri 20 Jan
1.15pm-3.15pm Sun dye, Tie Dye Fun Dye $30.00, E bird $26.00   Family Discount (2) $50, $45 E bird, Class for Adults & children *3 items BYO t.shirt. Material provided
Tues 24 Jan
10.30am-12pm  Felt Soft Toy Design, sew & Fabric Pencil Case
Tues 24 Jan
1.15pm-2.45pm  Watercolour Imaginary Animals  What happens when you put 3 animals together?

*Term 1 2017 “Every Child’s an Artist” Tues 7th Feb, Thurs 9th Feb, 4.10pm to 5.30pm, 6 weeks $90

Ages 6-12 years

Inquiries : Bev 0449 654 343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Term 1 2017

Wed 1 Feb - 29 Mar
Thurs 2 Feb - 30 Mar




9wks: $108
($12 per class)
Visit or call the
box office on 9754 8723


Black Box Theatre

Rainbows and Sparkles

Have fun and get creative with your child in an engaging art group for pre-schoolers.

Join Gill Cruikshank on a Rainbows and Sparkles creative adventure singing, movement, parachute play, musical instruments and art making using a variety of media.

With a strong focus on parent/ carer participation the class invites children and adults to have fun together exploring creative activities.

Gill Cruikshank is a local creator with 10 years’ experience running this popular class and is passionate about nurturing creative expression shared between children and their families.

Limited spaces available | 60 mins | Suitable ages: 2 – 4 with parent/carer participation

4th February
20th May
9th September
11th November

10AM - 4PM

Single workshop:
$110 each for you & a friend

Four Seasons Experience:
$400 each for you & a friend

Online here

Burrinja Black Box

Eco-printing for Self-Reflection:
Create Your Own Wisdom Cards

This is a chance to slow down to a pace of living that invites an attending to the smaller details of our human and more than human realities. In eco-printing we attend to sensory experiences gifted by the natural world and in doing so we begin to glimpse our interior and exterior ecosystems and their inhabitants.

These workshops can be attended as one day experiences or attended as a series of four to develop a record of the richness of a year’s reflection and inquiry. Spanning the year, the series offers the opportunity for an immersion into unfolding of the themes, curiosities and wisdom that are present in our lives. This is a beautiful way to enact a self –care practice and develop a useful body of reflective art.

In each one-day workshop, we will engage with reflective arts processes as we experiment with eco-printing on cotton-rag paper and craft our own wisdom decks.

We will eco-print onto multiple strips of paper, experimenting with leaves, metal, heat and various dye pots.  Along the way we will spend some time in small groups, condensing our questions, curiosity and personal and collective wisdom onto cards to take home.  We’ll unbundle our paper together, engage in movement and somatic exercises as a way of listening to what our body has to say (all optional of course), and have a ‘lucky dip’ at the end.

More info contact Jacqui Grace: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Term 1
Tuesdays starting 7 Feb (6 weeks)
Thursdays starting 9 Feb (6 weeks)


Tues 4.10pm - 5.30pm
Thurs 4.10pm - 5.30pm


$90 including materials
*try 1st lesson, $15

Burrinja 'Every Child’s an Artist'

Week 1  Fun drawings, different ways, upside down

Week 2 
Underwater Sea Creatures (pictured)

Week 3 
Names Pattern Design (pictured)

Week 4 
Birds & Animals Drawing on Marbled Paper

Week 5 
Imaginary Creature, watercolour and textures

Week 6 
Easter Bunny or Chicken 3D, own design

Empowering your child to tap into their inner creativity 

Ages 6-12 years

Inquiries : Bev 0449 654 343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Facebook // www.creativerainbowsoul.com.au

Term  2017
8 Feb – 29 Mar   

Play Up 4pm - 5pm
Act Up 5pm - 6pm
Advanced Troupe 6pm - 7:30pm


Black Box Studio

Play Up $104 (8wks)
Act Up $104 (8wks)
Advanced Troupe $160 (8wks)
Visit or call the
Box Office on 9754 8723

Creative Movement and Drama Classes

PLAY UP: Grades Prep – 2 or Ages 5 – 7/8 years
The emphasis for this age group is on creative play and improvisation. Classes are designed to stimulate the imagination of young children, through participation in various drama, music and movement activities.

ACT UP: Grade 3 – 4 or Ages 8 – 9/10 years
These classes are designed to encourage children to become confident in presenting their own ideas and to work together in a group. This is achieved through movement, poetry, songs, scripts and theatre games; providing safe, supported performance opportunities.

ADVANCED TROUPE: By invitation only
This class is for students showing the commitment to work within certain guidelines enabling them to extend their drama experience and skills.  It will be a class requiring focus and dedication and within these guidelines each student should have a fully rounded drama experience, still full of creativity and enjoyment but supported by focused behaviour and extended by more advanced scripts, monologues & movement.

Classes are facilitated by Dee Whittington who has many years’ experience with children and youth of all ages in the areas of creative movement, drama and music, with fabulous outcomes for the participants.

Further inquiries contact the box office on 9754 8723 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SAT 18 FEB, 10am - 11:20am
SAT 4 MAR, 2pm - 3:20pm
SAT 11 MAR, 10am - 11:20am


Burrinja Arts Workshop



Who lives there?
Animal Homes Workshop

Who lives there? is a character design workshop with Burrinja Studio Artist Andrea Innocent

First we will look at endangered Australian animals and create some characters. These will be researched and then drawn and cut out. Then using found materials you will construct a small home for your character, decorate it using paint, collage and coloured pencils. We will then place your character inside and fit it out to suit. Does your animal need a fridge? A sofa or a tv? Your little friend can then go home with you and hang as a 'mobile' home in your room!

1Hour 20 Mins | Ideal for ages 5 - 12


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