Drama Classes

Expressions Drama classes are fun, engaging and explore many areas of acting and drama within a creative environment as well as performing on the real stage.

 

We believe every young person is unique and should shine to their full potential.  Our Drama classes offer young people of every age and ability the opportunity to perform for audiences, trained by experienced professionals, learn new skills and build confidence.  Gaining these life skills will help excel people's future and opportunities along the way.

 

Class work during September and December focuses on the learning and development of specific skills.

Every student is offered the opportunity to take part in a showcase of work at the end of the Christmas term. This is an enjoyable showcase of work from the students incorporating drama and acting methods.

During the course of the year students have the opportunity of performing to audiences and taking part in local drama festivals.  Each group is assessed by festival adjudicators. All entries receive a certificate and a written report which students can use to reflect on their ongoing development and skills.

During the spring and summer term students work towards a graded group and/or individual examination with the Trinity College London examination board.  Trinity College London is a highly respected board with an outstanding reputation. Their certificates are held in high admaration and will compliment any CV. Students applying to further higher education will find them benefical, as this is evidence of extra curricular education and development outside of school.  This will hep them STAND OUT from the rest !!

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Acting For Camera

Learning specialist skills and techniques required when acting for camera.

Open Book
Choral
Speaking

Working in groups narrating a poem or a dramatic piece requires one's confidence and courage. Reciting a poem encourages self-control, cultivates confidence and independence.

Auditions
Audition Techniques

 For anyone considering entering full-time courses at drama school or university, or those interested in improving their audition ...

Mime Artists
Mime
Techniques

Movement, mime and gesture. Mime and movement covers: working in silence.  Gesture covers the use of our arms (and sometimes legs) to communicate ideas to the audience along with facial expressions

Speech
Presentation
Skills

Learning presentation skills and techniques. Harness the power of genuine emotion.Transforming nervous energy into enthusiasm. 

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Communication
Skills

Interpersonal skills are the skills we use on a daily basis by having communication with one or more people. Verbal communication, non-verbal communication and listening skills. 

In the Classroom
Problem 
Solving

Problem solving is an essential skill in everything that we do.

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Prop Handling

Prop, known as property, is an object used on stage or on screen by actors during a performance or screen production. 

Speech
Physical Theatre

Learning about combining dialogue and physical movement, innovation and techniques such as mime and gesture when discussing physical theatre.

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Shakespeare

Shakespeare is still as appreciated as much today as years ago.  Understanding the language and the power characters.

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Script Reading and Writing

Identifying and understanding the conventions of play scripts.  Looking carefully at the setting, stage directions and dialogue

Improv Group
Improvisation

Improvisation, is a very spontaneous performance without specific or scripted preparation

Giving a Speech
Public
Speaking

Public speaking (also called oratory or oration) is the process or act of performing a good speech to a live audience. This type of speech is deliberately structured with three general purposes: to inform, to persuade and to entertain

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Character Development

Learning about movement, body language, improvisation and character motivation for characterisation 

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Stage Combat

Stage combat or fight choreography is a specialised technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers.

ELDWICK DRAMA CLASS

Monday (Term time only)

Ages 7-11yrs:  4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ages 12-17 yrs: 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Ages 18+ : Coming soon!

Classes held at Eldwick Memorial Hall, Otley Road, BD16 3HQ

 

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LOTHERSDALE DRAMA CLASS

2 miles from Crosshills/Glusburn

Thursday (Term time only)


Ages 8 - 12yrs:      5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ages 13 - 17 yrs:   6:30pm - 7:45pm
Ages 18+ Adult:    Coming soon!

Lothersdale Village Hall, Rook St, Lothersdale, Keighley, BD20 8EH

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