THEATRE SCHOOL

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Little Stars

Twenty minutes of Drama, twenty minutes of Singing and twenty minutes of Dance! Little Stars is a great opportunity for children to be introduced to the Performing Arts through stimulating, encouraging and fun sessions!

 

 

Ages 3 to 6

 

Saturdays | 9.00 - 10.15am

Great Western Academy

£8.00 per session 

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Dance

Dance technique, rhythm and coordination are taught using a range of exercises, floor work and choreography. Students learn to dance with confidence, energy and expression for the stage, as well as developing skills in listening, cooperation and taking direction.

Drama

Children learn to use facial expression and gestures to convey emotions through stimulating drama games, warm ups and exercises. We encourage our students to explore and engage whilst increasing confidence.

Singing

A variety of songs and vocal exercises are used to teach children about pitch, tempo and rhythm. Children learn to sing in a group whilst understanding projection and dynamics for the stage!

Performance Opportunities

Little Stars students take part in the Full-ScalelProduction each year. There are several other opportunities to perform, such as Christmas musicals and showcases.

Confidence and Communication

Children learn to communicate effectively with both peers and adults. We encourage communication, listening, compromising and interaction in all our sessions!

Imagination and Creativity

In Little Stars sessions, we love to use our imagination! Children learn to think creatively, story-tell and create characters through various games, warm ups and exercises!

Dance

Dance lessons include funky warm-up routines, technical exercises and exciting movement sequences. Children develop rhythm, coordination, spatial awareness and energy through high energy dance routines, whilst increasing listening skills and team work skills.

Drama

Children learn to use facial expression and gestures to convey emotions through stimulating drama games, warm ups and exercises. We encourage our students to explore and engage whilst increasing confidence.

Singing

A variety of songs and vocal exercises are used to teach children about pitch, timing, tempo and rhythm. Children learn to sing in a group whilst understanding projection and dynamics for the stage!

 
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Main School

Our popular Main School session includes all three performance disciplines (Drama, Singing & Dance) in one 2.5 hour session!  Each lesson has a specific teacher for that discipline; dividing the children into three groups based on age and rotating the timetable like a carousel.

Ages 7 to 18

 

Saturdays 10.30am - 1.00pm

Great Western Academy 

 

£16.00 per session 

Dance

Dance technique, rhythm and coordination are taught using a range of stimulating technical exercises, floor work and choreography. Students learn to dance with confidence, musicality, energy and expression for the stage, as well as developing skills in listening, cooperation and taking direction.

Drama

Drama lessons include tuition in improvisation, vocal technique, body language, facial expressions and script work. Students take part in engaging and imaginative drama exercises and  projects which encourage team-work, communication, expression and confidence through acting. 

Singing

Students learn skills in pitch placement, vibrato, projection and articulation in our singing sessions, with focus on unison and harmony work. All students develop their confidence as solo and/or ensemble performers whilst expanding their musical theatre knowledge and repertoire.

Performance Opportunities

We provide several performance opportunities throughout the year for our Main School students who learn to work together, communicate, develop creativity and become dedicated to the craft of performing arts! This includes a Full-Scale Musical Production, an annual showcase and concerts. 

Life Long Skills

Confidence, communication, co-operation, team-work, self-awareness, resilience, leadership, empathy and creativity are the building blocks to being successful as a performer and in life! We encourage students to demonstrate these life long skills each week!

Progression

Main School students’ progress is monitored by teachers with focus each child's individual journey. We offer a 'Saturday Superstar' Award each week and various certificates at our annual presentation evening.