Performing Arts

This program runs Wednesday to Friday each week and enables participants to develop skills in visual and physical theatre in addition to traditional stagecraft. The program also offers singers and musicians opportunities to develop repertoire for performance.

Brief program overview:
Wednesday – program starts at 1.30pm and runs until 7.30pm
1.30 – 4.30pm participants learn the basics of music and singing, we encourage guest professional musicians to come in for the afternoon session.
Tea break
5.30 – 7.30pm Tutti Choir at Minda Verco Hall

Thursday and Friday program starts at 9.30am – 3pm
Theatre skills and stagecraft at Holdfast Community Centre, King George Avenue, Brighton.

Participants must have a keen interest and/or experience in one or more of the above art form areas and be eligible for Disabilities Services SA funding. A self-funding option is also available.

If you would like to know more about these programs please contact Juha Vanhakartano Program Coordinator on 08 8422 6511 or email.

For funding and enrolment enquiries please contact
Dorothy O’Brien, Disability Manager 08 8422 6510 or email.

Take a look at some recent videos – just click the links below to go to our YouTube channel Parallel Lives – Colliding Worlds Tutti Berarti Semuanya Tutti Eye Music Respect The Line Dating Game OMG the sleepover and mum!   Tutti Performing Arts workshop footage Excerpts of Tutti Performing Arts daily work including ‘Hot Tutti’ quartet practice session. For more information, please call Tutti on 08 8422 6511 or email

Trisha Ferguson“Being in Tutti has changed me. I have performed in operas and concerts, and last year I sang at WOMADelaide. I know I was meant to be an artist.” Trisha Ferguson, Tutti Artist

‘ONE’ Tutti presents ONE, a visual theatre work about singularity and being alone.

ONE was developed by the performers with director Daisy Brown

World Premiere: 20th May 2011 at Queen’s Theatre, Adelaide, South Australia
ONE was performed by Alistair Brasted, Jackie Saunders, Jane Hewett, Joel Hartgen and Trish Ferguson,
Director: Daisy Brown
Designer: Wendy Todd
Composer: Mario Spate
Lighting Design: Juha Vanhakartano

10 Ways to Love Tutti presents Ten Ways to Love: a tragicomic exploration of the struggle to find love in a bleak world. World Premiere: 31 July 2010 Opera Studio, Netley, South Australia. Director/co-devisor: Juha Vanhakartano Co-devisor/dramaturge: Pat Rix Music Director: Philip Griffin Set & Lighting Design: Juha Vanhakartano Costume Design: Louise Dunn

Between the Worlds A collaboration between Interact Centre and Tutti Ensemble, December 2007 Minneapolis, USA.  Directed by Jeanne Calvit