Way Out West

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Sleeping Princes - The Feast performance at Sunshine Festival

Sleeping Princes – The Feast performance at Sunshine Festival

Two Hearts, I Can't Sleep by Dragan Mickov

Two Hearts, I Can’t Sleep by Dragan Mickov

The Deck exhibition at Hunt Club

The Deck exhibition at Hunt Club 

Welcome to Way Out West. Way Out West meets every second Saturday to make art at Westvale Community Centre.  The group have a lot of fun together and enjoy great friendships. they work with many of different mediums within the performing arts such as: acting, songwriting, singing, puppetry, costume and set design, as well as in visual arts such as: painting, drawing, sculpture and collage. Fleur Dean and Russ Pirrie are award winning performance and visual artists who lead every workshop alongside legendary qualified support workers Rachael Walker, Sally Jones and Farhia Hersi who create a friendly and safe environment.
 
Way Out West have exhibited artwork at The Brimbank Festival, the Hunt Club Community Arts Centre and the Big West Festival. At the moment they are working on a performance to celebrate Arts Access Victoria’s 40th Anniversary in late 2014.
 
Details
  • Venue: Westvale Community Centre, 45 Kings Rd, St Albans VIC 3021 (Melways map 13 F11)
  • Runs fortnightly on Saturdays 10.00am – 3.00pm, February – December 2012 (breaks for school holidays)
  • Costs: $6 per session (paid in advance half yearly)

Eligibility

Arts Access Victoria receives Respite funding from the Department of Human Services, North and West Region for Way Out West. This means group members must be:

  • over 18 years old
  • a person with an intellectual disability, physical disability or acquired brain injury.
  • living at home with a family member or volunteer carer (especially elderly parents/ carers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds)
  • registered with DHS
  • living in the West or North region of Melbourne

Bookings & Enquiries

If you are interested in the arts, even if you do not meet the eligibility criteria listed above, please contact us with any queries or for more information: Rachael Walker, Arts Development Officer Tel 03 96998299 TTY 03 9699 7636 Fax 03 9699 8868 Email rwalker@artsaccess.com.au

Costume fitting for The Feast performance

Costume fitting for The Feast performance

Four of Clubs by Mark Sorbello

Four of Clubs by Mark Sorbello

Theatre games at Westvale Community Centre

Theatre games at Westvale Community Centre

Collage by Chelsea Fagan

Collage by Chelsea Fagan

WOW Performers learning choreography

WOW Performers learning choreography

 

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