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Step inside the inflatable Blue Grotto & immerse yourself in this sensorial underwater world! In 2011 as part of the Blue Grotto project three videos were made by students from Les Powell School in Mt Pritchard and exhibited inside the Grotto. Now, in 2013 the Grotto is back and ready for a series of film and sound recording workshops with students from 4 Western Sydney schools & one school from Orange in regional NSW.

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“The hands on practical experience & the sounds interested the students.  Being part of the film making group made those students feel like they are part of something important in the school and increased their self esteem.”
Louise Melville, Assistant Principal Les Powell School

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Blue Grotto 2013

Throughout July and August Halinda, Rowland Hassall, Holroyd & The Hills Schools in Western Sydney and Anson St School from Orange in regional NSW will engage in a series of five film & sound recording workshops facilitated by Beyond the Square team; Wendy Buswell, Eddie Abd, Peter Kennard with support from Creative Director Alison Richardson & Information and Cultural Exchange’s Community Engagement Officer, Christian Tancred.

The result will be five short videos created by the students in each school and then exhibited inside the Blue Grotto at Riverside Theatre’s Spot On! Children’s Festival on September 26th, 27th, 28th.

View the videos from Blue Grotto Project 2011 HERE.

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