Act One: Take to the Stage!

387 TUTOR: Alison Shah

Act one beginners, take to the stage! In our 'get creative week' workshop, your child will immerse themselves in the world of theatre with our interactive drama sessions. Suitable for all abilities and levels. Discovering performing arts skills, the week will entwine acting methods, vocal technique and physical theatre culminating in a powerful end of week show for family and friends. Workshops include improvisation exercises and scene rehearsal taking inspiration from practitioners such as Stanislavski, Brecht and Berkoff. So, join us for fun, make new friends and stretch your imagination while being coached with a teaching professional who has worked in the industry.

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In our 'get creative' week workshop, your child will immerse themselves in the world of theatre with our interactive drama sessions, suitable for all abilities and levels. Whilst they learn performing arts skills, the week will entwine acting methods, vocal technique and physical theatre culminating in a powerful end-of-week show for family and friends. Workshops include:- improvisation exercises and scene rehearsal taking inspiration from practitioners such as Stanislavski, Brecht and Berkoff.
So join us for fun, make new friends, and stretch their imagination, while tutored by a teaching professional who has worked in the industry for over twenty years.

Course in more detail
Act one - Get Creative Week

Day one - introduction
Games, icebreakers and exercises incorporating discipline confidence and trust.
Skills - characterisation, physical theatre, tableau work.

Day two - building on our skills
Script work, including analysis, subtext,given circumstance, objectives and super objectives.
Skills - mime, fourth wall

Day three - The story begins
Devising improvisation on a given stimuli
Skills - soundscape, blocking, setting, improvisation both spontaneous and devised.

Day four - finishing the story
Finish devising improvisation adding in final touches
Skills critiquing, teamwork, creativity

Day five - showtime
Rehearse and put on a showcase for family and friends
Skills- confidence, listening and responding, narrative, communication and imagined situation, performing in front of an audience.

 

Course Tutor

Alison Shah

Alison Shah

About Alison

Alison Shah has over two decade's worth of teaching experience. She is a trained actress, singer and dancer with extensive professional experience within this field, both on stage and screen.

Alison has trained pupils of all ages and abilities and was head of drama at the Art House of Theatre and Dance, She has also lectured at South Trafford College teaching B-tec National in Performing Arts and drama at LIPA 4:19 (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) entering pupils into both LAMDA and Trinity Guildhall examinations, with outstanding results.

She has trained in confidence building, child psychology and child behavioural management.

Alison is the co-owner of Yellow Brick Road Workshops, a drama, literacy and history company that works in primary schools.

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