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Mime workshops

Rod Lara's Mime Workshops have been quite popular in both primary schools, high schools and performing arts schools.

Rod will scaffold student learning in the art of mime by facilitating various drama-based games and activities. He begins this process with a focus on the basics before working towards the more advanced techniques. 

The workshops he offers may be for one session, or there can be a module of 45 minute classes over an entire day or several weeks.

Also available: Mime show and workshop package (See show below)

Some of the schools Rod has taught his workshops:

  • Huntingtower Schools (Glen Waverly, Melbourne)

  • Parkdale Secondary (Mordialloc, Melbourne)

  • Northcote High School (Northcote, Melbourne)

  • Alberta Rose Performers Company (Oakleigh, Melbourne)

  • Action Drama Studio (Rosanna, Melbourne)

For ENQUIRIES click here.


Rod is WWC approved.

Philippe et Jacques: French Music & Mime

Duration: 50-60  minutes

A combination of French music, mime, drama and comedy. With audience participation, these experienced performers take students on an hilarious journey of French drama and music using accordion, fife, drum, bombarde, singing, magic  and mime.

Jacques has performed all around the world and Australia as a mime. He joins the talented musician Philippe to produce educational and interactive theatre. Additionally, they will demonstrate music and dance from regions of France, with a sound system and rhythm backing.

These shows are suitable for students P-12.

Also available: Mime show and mime workshop package.

A collaboration between Rod Lara and Phil Carroll.


For ENQUIRIES click here.

Testimonial from a Penola Catholic College student (15/08/17):

"The incursion included songs with French instruments, sing-a-long songs, awesome dances that everybody joined in, and best of all, a real mime artist! He mimed to us many adventures and soon had all of us laughing, he was very convincing indeed!

Overall, it was an amazing and educational experience. Thank you."

Some of the schools Philippe and Jacques have performed in:

  • St. Kevin's College (Toorak, Melbourne) 

  • Edithvale Primary School (Edithvale, Melbourne)

  • Aspendale Primary School (Aspendale, Melbourne) 

  • Parkdale Secondary College (Mordialloc, Melbourne)

  • St. Francis of Assisi (Wodonga)

  • St. Augustine's Primary School (Albury)

  • Penola Catholic College (Broadmeadows, Melbourne)

Rod and Phil are WWC approved.

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