Two fantastic film and performance workshops to get the kids inspired these school holidays.
Perform Australia, one of Australia's leading drama schools, is offering some fantastic school holiday workshops for kids in Coorparoo.
If your children love to act, these workshops will keep them thoroughly entertained and inspired.
Drama Attack! takes place from Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th September and is a fun three-day workshop which works towards a theatre performance, making it perfect for children who love the stage.
Lights, Camera, Action Screen Squad takes place from Wednesday 2nd to Friday 4th October and focuses on acting for the camera.
You can read more about each workshop below.
Drama Attack! Where: Coorparoo School of Arts and Memorial Hall, 208 Cavendish Road, Coorparoo
When: 24-26 September, 9am to 3pm
Drama Attack! is a fun, three-day acting program for ages 7-12 years tutored by actors.
It teaches children important skills for life, such as self confidence, creative thinking and communication skills.
Participants will perform in a short play at the end of the play, with all children working towards a speaking role in this production.
In this workshop, children will:
Play educational drama games
Learn to improvise
Develop their voices and work on projection and articulation
Work on scripts to develop acting skills and learn the rehearsal process
Perform for family and friends on the last day
No experience is necessary, and kids of all personality type are welcome. Perform Australia caters for all kids, from the most boisterous to shy and reserved children.
Acting is helpful to all children and is a fantastic way for kids to channel their energy, learn valuable communication skills and build confidence.
Lights, Camera, Action! - Screen Squad Where: Coorparoo School of Arts and Memorial Hall, 208 Cavendish Road, Coorparoo
When: Wednesday, 2nd to Friday, 4th October, 9am to 3pm
Cost: $330 (including copy of film)
In Lights, Camera, Action! you call the shots!
This workshop is suitable for ages 8-17 years. Children will work alongside an experienced film industry team, and will gain valuable insider tips and tricks.
Children who are new to acting are welcome, as the workshop includes some of the ‘must know’ fundamentals of becoming an actor, including:
Script interpretation and analysis
Performance Instrument Introduction – Voice and Body, including expression, articulation and verbal
Dynamics, Projection, Spatial Awareness and Blocking)
Acting Techniques including Perform Australia’s unique techniques and processes
Participants will also have the opportunity to act in a short film. They will work on the script, their character and their lines, giving them invaluable exposure to the world of film.
If this sounds like the sort of school holiday workshop your children will thrive in, check out the website for more information and to book them in.
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