Performance ages 10-12years

Thursday 5:30pm-6:20pm

Performance drama classes for 10–12-year-olds are designed to extend children to the world of acting, storytelling, and theatre. These classes often focus on developing a range of performance skills, fostering creativity, and building confidence. Here’s an overview of what such a program might include:

Core Objectives:

  • Introduction to Acting: Teaching the fundamentals of acting techniques, character development, and stage presence.
  • Improvisation: Encouraging spontaneity and quick thinking through various improvisational exercises.
  • Voice Projection and Clarity: Training to use the voice effectively for performance.
  • Movement and Body Language: Exploring how to express emotions and narratives through movement.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Emphasizing the importance of working together as a cast and crew.
  • Confidence Building: Creating a supportive environment to help students overcome stage fright and gain confidence.

Curriculum Elements:

  • Warm-Ups: Each session may start with physical and vocal warm-ups to prepare for active engagement.
  • Theatre Games: Utilizing fun, interactive games to teach performance skills and foster group dynamics.
  • Scene Work: Learning to analyse and perform scenes from plays appropriate for their age group.
  • Monologues: Practicing solo performances to focus on individual expression and character interpretation.
  • Script Analysis: Understanding the structure of scripts and the motives of characters.
  • Creative Storytelling: Encouraging children to create and share their own stories.
  • Stagecraft Basics: Introducing simple set, costume, and prop design to enhance storytelling.
  • Performance Technique: Focusing on techniques like pacing, timing, emotion, and reaction.
  • Rehearsal and Performance: Working towards a performances in term 2 and 3, whether a full production or a showcase of skills.


  • Play-Based Learning: Utilising play as a tool for exploring dramatic arts in a manner that is natural and enjoyable.
  • Experiential Learning: Providing hands-on experiences where children learn by doing.
  • Peer Feedback: Encouraging students to give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Reflection: Allowing time for students to reflect on their experiences and growth in the class.


  • Enhanced Communication Skills: Improved speaking abilities, listening skills, and the ability to express thoughts and emotions.
  • Creativity: A boost in creative thinking and the ability to imagine and articulate new ideas.
  • Social Skills: Greater empathy, cooperation, and the ability to work in a group.
  • Self-Confidence: Increased self-esteem and the courage to perform in front of an audience.