At the Drama Centre, we offer a range of activities including workshops and activities to introduce you to drama and develop your skills. Details are available on the contacts page if you wish to find out more about the workshops or book a space on one of our courses.
Arts Award: Saturdays
The Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that supports anyone aged up to 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form – from fashion to digital art, pottery to poetry.
Offered at two different levels, young people get to:
discover the enjoyment of creating and participating in any art form
develop their creativity and leadership skills
learn new skills and share them with others
get to work with or experience working with creative arts professionals
gain experience and knowledge to progress into further education and employment
To achieve their Arts Award, young people take on challenges in an art form, participate in arts activities, experience arts events, get inspired by artists and share their arts skills with others. Young people create a portfolio to keep a record of their creative journey. Along the way they are supported by an Arts Award adviser, acting as assessor, facilitator and mentor.
Visit the website http://www.artsaward.org.uk/
Contact us if you are interested in a place on these workshops.
A Whole Range of Groups!
Learn how to build your skills and confidence through developing your improvisation skills!
Ever wanted to act? Enjoy Drama and want to improve your skills while having fun?
As part of our Junior groups, we offer an INTRO TO IMPRO class, where you’ll learn to be more creative and spontaneous, improve your communication skills and confidence in thinking on your feet. You’ll have fun and make new friends too!
We’ll start with some gentle warm ups and games to wake your mind and body, and then you’ll begin to learn all the rules that make “Impro” work. Learn:
How to be spontaneous
How to create character and respond to situations
How to release your creativity
Improve your active listening
How to work as part of a team
Why not come along and start your Arts award!
Contact us if you are interested in joining any of our groups.
Preparing For Performance (13-18 years)
Interested in following Speech and Drama Exams? Need help in selecting material and preparing for auditions?
We currently prepare students for LAMDA and VANGUARD examinations, and have vast experience (and great success!) in help students prepare for the examinations and Drama school auditions. Contact us for further information
We’ll begin with some activities to develop and extend your vocal skills and your physical characterisation before exploring a range of play texts suitable for audition pieces from a range of genre.