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Term 3 Dates

Wed 13 July - Wed 14 Sept
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10wks $120
($12 per class)
Visit or call the
box office on 9754 8723


Black Box Studio

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

Please note there will a PRIORITY SALE for returning students in term 2. General bookings open on Tuesday 28 June at 10am. Classes need a minimum of 7 bookings confirmed & paid for 1 week prior to commencement to go ahead. So be sure to pay early to avoid disappointment.

ANY ENQUIRIES please CONTACT the Box Office: Tue-Fri, 10:00am-4:00pm, 9754-8723 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Suitable ages: 2 – 4 with parent/carer participation

Term 3 Dates
20 July
18 August
7 September

Play Up 4pm - 5pm
Act Up 5pm - 7pm
Advanced Troupe 6pm - 8pm


Black Box Studio

$13 Play Up (per class)
$20 Act Up (per class)
$20 Advanced Troupe (per class)
Visit or call the
Box Office on 9754 8723

Creative Movement and Drama Classes

Come along and try out these classes!

ANY ENQUIRIES please CONTACT the Box Office: Tue-Fri, 10:00am-4:00pm, 9754-8723 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 including an end of year showcase.

Play Up at Burrinja (Ages 5-6 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.
When: Wednesday 4-5pm.

Act Up at Burrinja (Ages 7-9 years) 
These fun filled 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.
When: Wednesday 5-7pm.

Advance Troupe (10-18 years) 
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. 
When: Wednesdays 6-8pm

PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1 hour overlap with Act Up & Advanced Troupe classes

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.


Saturday 24 September &
Sunday 25 September
(10am - 4pm)

12hrs (including breaks)
Suitable 18+


Arts Workshop


$260 Full weekend [12hrs]
$150 Single day [6hrs]

Bookings: 03-9754-8723

Weekend Mosaic Workshop

Facilitator: Jessie Yvette Journoud-Ryan

Do you want to get creative with crockery?

Back due to popular demand… with a few variations!
This brand NEW workshop is designed for those of you who would like to indulge in 12hrs or 6hrs of tuition with Jessie Yvette Journoud-Ryan over single weekend...
Beginners are welcome too!
Students may also book for a single day only.

Classes are run by professional artist and qualified teacher Jessie Yvette Journoud-Ryan.
Main materials will be supplied (Tools, adhesives, a selection of crockery, tiles).
Workshop Variations & Specifications:
- A pre-prepared marine-ply surface (30cm X 30cm) will be provided (and optional).
- You are free to bring along your own pre-prepared surface of any dimension.
- Possibility of a grouting session for works completed prior to the actual weekend.
- The workshop will effectively be booked for 12hrs in total over the weekend, so you can choose what kind of breaks you prefer at any time.

The Weekend Mosaic workshop at Burrinja in Upwey, comprising of a total of 12hrs of tutored classes will cost $260 per student or $150 for a single day (6hrs). Classes are limited to 6 places to ensure individual attention.

Book via the Box Office on 9754 8723

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Tel: 9754 8723. Burrinja: Tues–Sun 10am – 4pm,