Workshops

  • Enhance your event with a caricaturist - Give your guests something to remember- your- event by! Since the 80s Bradfield's illustration & graphic design have been variously applied to: newspaper editorial, advertising, music industry, logo & business design, costume & theatre set design, tattoo design & body art, technical & catalogue illustration, merchandising & packaging, and educational publishing. He has also held several successful solo exhibitions (Newcastle, NSW and Melbourne, VIC) and won a national art award. Recent Events include: LJ HOOKER CONFERENCE, Hobart Grand Chancelor CARTOON WORKSHOP, KIDS FEST, Botanical Gardens POWERCO XMAS LUNCH, Launceston Country Club APPA CONFERENCE, Hobart LGAT CONFERENCE, Hobart Grand Chancellor CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS CONFERENCE, Henry Jones Art Hotel

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    Hobart
    Bradfield Dumpleton, Caricaturist
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  • Ever thought of running away and joining the circus? Here's your chance to try it! Dive head first into juggling, manipulation, diabolo, spinning plates, clowning, pyramids and a lot more" Workshops are suitable for all ages and abilities and can be tailored for any special needs. Circus workshops are the perfect activity for school holidays, school programs, work groups or entertainment at festivals!

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    Hobart,Willing to Travel
    Circus Workshops
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  • Crazy Bikes specialises in creating unusual bikes to ride at events and festivals. Set your audience a challenge to ride these bikes.- Crazy Bikes sets up a controlled area these bikes can be ridden in, so no matter what size your event these bikes can be set up for people to have hours of fun to ride on.   The difficulty of the bikes can be broken down to fun/easy, challenging / unusual, hard and almost impossible. The bikes have been modified to include elliptical, freewheel, pedal backwards etc. If also required lowriders and choppers can be provided for fun.

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    Hobart,Willing to Travel,, ,
    Crazy Bikes
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  • Let yours and your child's- imaginations run wild! Learn new skills and have fun.-  Junk Puppet Workshops are a wonderful addition to any event that wishes to entertain and stimulate both children and adults' imagination. Under the watchful eye and guidance of professional puppet designer/maker Roz Wren participants are free to create a puppet of their choice, using safe, clean, re-cycled / discarded materials and of course Junk. People are consistently delighted and often surprised at the whacky, innovative, fabulous and workable characters they can create. All materials and tools are supplied and thoroughly good time is guaranteed to be had by all.
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    Hobart,Willing to Travel,
    Junk Puppet Workshops
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  • The Value of Positive Humour in Workplaces A sense of humour is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. - - President Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 -1969) Successful and dynamic organisations encourage appropriate humour as part of the workplace culture. Daryl Peebles recently completed a PhD research study that investigated humour as a positive human attribute, and how it impacts on contemporary workplace management practices.-  This study involved 50 Australian work teams and specifically examined the relationships that exist between humour and the psychological capital attributes of hope, efficacy (confidence), resilience and optimism.-  It then noted the positive impacts these had on worker attitudes and workplace performance. The findings are not surprising. Appropriate humour will enhance most relationships "“ work, social and family "“ which is something we all intrinsically know but can now back up with some empirical evidence. Although the use of humour in workplaces remains a contentious issue in management theory to this day, Daryl, along with others, is proving that if used appropriately it really can help the bottom line. Far from being a frivolous distraction from the job-at-hand, humour can help in sustaining an organisation's long-term viability and is a strong ally in maintaining workers' health and well-being. Daryl is keen to share his findings and the wealth of information he has collected from around the world. He does so through an engaging (and, yes humorous) presentation that looks at the psychological, physiological and social benefits of humour and laughter and how these manifest within a work environment through measures such as job satisfaction, staff turnover, discretionary effort and creativity. Daryl's presentation is educational, enlightening, engaging and entertaining. As Andrew Carnegie once said, There's little success where there's little laughter.
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    Launceston,Hobart,NW Tasmania, NW Tasmania,Willing to Travel,
    Keynote Address: The Humour Factor
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  • Winning the Crowd - The Communication Secrets of a Professional Comedian They say comedy is the "˜hardest job in the world'. That's probably an exaggeration, but it's certainly not an easy job either. - A professional comedian often only has 5"“10 minutes to impress a crowd. This means they usually have less than one minute to win them over and get them laughing. The techniques a comedian uses to do this are surprisingly simple and effective and can be applied to all levels of communication and presentations. Gavin Baskerville has been a successful professional comedian for more than 20 years. He has played to audiences of all types on land and at sea. He has also spent the last 13 years teaching and coaching beginners and experienced comedians. He has recently created this specialised corporate presentation which gives an insight into how to win any crowd and how to make an audience laugh. Gavin's presentation is customisable to any length or event. It is motivational, insightful and highly entertaining - perfect for conferences, dinners and professional development sessions.
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    Hobart,Willing to Travel
    Keynote Address: Winning the Crowd
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  • Hobart Playback provides a truly unique, interactive and uplifting way to launch, develop, reflect on, evaluate and summarise your organisation's conference or event. We add to your event: Delegates can share their ideas and insights, and what has inspired and challenged them during the conference. They- will be engaged, awakened and entertained! Playback Theatre is improvisational theatre, where audience members tell moments and stories from their lives and then watch them re-enacted on stage. Seeing and hearing the stories re-made can be raw, riveting and revealing. We highlight and work with- your- themes. We meet with you and facilitate a performance that uniquely explores your topics, creating a one-off show for your conference or event. Hobart Playback Theatre has been creating the magic of improvisational performance in Tasmania since 1995. We are part of an- international network- of Playback Theatre Companies (IPTN).-  We provide fully facilitated performances for community and team building, leadership development, conflict resolution, social change, feedback, evaluation and celebration. We perform for conferences and corporations, schools and- community groups, large and small gatherings.-  The company has partnered with non-government and government- agencies, recently addressing issues including- intergenerational and community care- projects,- gender issues,- migrant and asylum issues, and community building in varied settings.
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    Hobart,Willing to Travel
    Playback Theatre
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  • Storia Viva creates and presents unique learning and training experiences using proven techniques derived from theatre and the creative arts. We draw on a wide range of active participation techniques to stimulate and motivate participants to consider and analyse their work practices from a new more innovative perspective. Workshops We can individually customise workshops for: Team building and organisational development Project evaluation and direction setting Celebrations and marking of milestones Developing skills in creative ways of working and communicating Reinvigorating staff and teams Conferences / Seminars Storia Viva can enliven your conference through: Creating opportunities for networking and interest groups Reflection and evaluation of work practice Highlighting themes through active participation or performances Developing an environment that encourages, supports and respects each individual's contribution Outcomes We work with your organisation's goals to provide such outcomes as Improved productivity Clearer focus and drive Enhanced creativity Effective communication Improved self confidence Developed networks and partnerships Enhanced work relationships Dynamic and innovative conferences, seminars or training.
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    Hobart,Willing to Travel
    Storia Viva
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