Risk Taking/ Safe Partying/ Drugs/ Alcohol/ Choices
Only $5.00 per student
Min fee $600 per performance (+GST)
Includes post performance discussion/activity notes linked to the curriculum in each state, permission note and promotional posters.
DURATION: 1 hour incl. discussion
For Bookings - Freecall: 1800 676 224
NSW - PDHPE, Creative Arts (Drama), plus Crossroads
ACT - Interdisciplinary, HPE, The Arts, Drama
VIC - HPE, The Arts (Drama), Theatre studies, Personal Learning, Health & human development, Interpersonal Development, Communication plus No Regrets Program, Respect in Schools Strategy (Respect Agenda)
QLD - HPE, The Arts (Drama), Health Education
SA - HPE, The Arts (Drama), Futures,Identity, Thinking, Health. Australian Curriculum - English, The Arts (Draft)
TAS - Health and Wellbeing, Arts (Drama)
PLUS - National Safe Schools Framework, National Values Framework, MindMatters, National School Drug Education Strategy, Pastoral Care, Student Welfare, National Education and the Arts Statement.
"Made me think about my choices, informed us about the dangers of drugs and making a wrong choice. The consequences sorta hit you in the face! REALITY CHECK!" Students, Flagstone State Community College
"Very slick! Precise timing. A talented study and mimic of teenagers and their speech, mannerisms and attitudes. Supports our PDHPE units, RAP and Religious Education. Students loved that they were entertained and taught at the same time. 10/10!" St John's College, Dubbo
"Perfect! Entertaining, informative, worthwhile. All students engaged with the performance at all times - extremely relevant and easy to follow and understand. Highly recommended!" Sylvania High School
"Outstanding performance, highly professional, clear message without being patronising. Students were thoroughly engaged from the outset. Supports our pastoral care policies. Highly recommended, 10/10!" Unity College
"Highly recommended! Very positive experience for students. Very insightful and great to see it from a different perspective. 10/10!" Brisbane Bayside SC
INCLUDES: Risk Taking, Substance Abuse, Alcohol, Drugs, Cigarettes, Safe Partying, Choices, Consequences.
"Enthralling, entertaining, educational. Great acting, clear message. Students were captivated. Well Done!" Richmond High School
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This fast-paced one-man show is about that split second when we reach a crossroad, make a choice, take a risk, and possibly change our lives forever.
Andy and his friends drink alcohol, smoke marijuana and are confused by the hormones racing around their bodies. This dangerous cocktail explodes into one dramatic incident that results in the loss of his mate Jamie.
He is surrounded by people who rely on legal and illegal drugs to cope with their problems. His sister Phoebe is killing herself with cigarettes, Dad drowns his sorrows in alcohol, Mum pops painkillers to handle stress and his girlfriend has access to ecstasy and marijuana.
Andy discovers that he does have a choice, and that the biggest risk of all is to stand up and take responsibility for his own actions.
The audience goes on an emotional roller-coaster ride with this young charismatic actor. A clever sound-scape compliments the hilarious action as Andy parodies his sister then immerses us in the harsh reality of the court case and finally, life without his friend.
A lively discussion at the conclusion of the performance allows adolescents to explore these important issues in a non-threatening way. The audience leaves the venue with a deep understanding of how their choice of friends and their own ability to make good, independent decisions could have a dramatic and lasting affect on their lives.
"Short, sharp and to the point, good to see how you can make positive decisions and go against poor choices others may be making. Also dealt with effects of depression. Highly recommended!" Beechworth Secondary College
"Entertaining, Funny, informative, confronting and really expressed the harsh effects of drug and alcohol use. Highly recommended!" Wenona School
"Terrific performance! Very relevant to my year 10 Drama class. Very well presented, included some audience participation. Highly recommended!" Whitefriars College
"Messages were clear - don't drink and drive, smoke, take drugs and consider the choices you make. It was serious and funny, entertaining, meaningful, informative and relevant. Highly recommended!" Wellington Secondary College
"Highly recommended! The performance was outstanding, voices 'brilliant', pace excellent, dialogue appropriate, students were engaged. 10/10!" Mercy Catholic College
"Fantastic! Even had the hard core misbehavers enthralled and connected. The actor engaged all students and staff from the first second of the performance. Outstanding acting!" Burwood Girls High School
"Excellent, realistic issues. Supports our risk taking, safe partying policies. The knowledge and message in the discussion at the end was exemplary. Highly recommended, 10/10!" Oxley College
"Students were completely captivated and enjoyed the performance. They reacted appropriately during the different scenes. Supports our pastoral care and student wellbeing. Highly recommended!" Daramalan College
"Really powerful. I had no idea about the real effects of alcohol and marijuana. Your choices impact your life in a massive way. MADE A BIG IMPRESSION!" Students, Luther College
"Appropriate and engaging! The students could identify with the characters and really follow the decision making issues raised. The performance is relevant and current with what is happening in the media now." St Patrick's College Sutherland