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Drama School, Grades 7-10

Holiday course

A comprehensive course for committed young people. Develop performance skills including improvisation, voice and singing, movement and dance, devising and acting to camera. The program includes a session on auditions and screen tests. Perform scenes at the end of the course for family and friends.

Course components

  • Ensemble: Work as part of a team to develop a shared creative vision.
  • Creative Voice: Assume a variety of roles in a creative development process to generate new ideas for a live presentation.
  • Spontaneity: Explore stories, ideas and narrative scene work through improvisation.
  • Stage Craft: Consider the elements that contribute to the physical realization of a performance.
  • Performance: Apply acting, voice and movement practice to a short, live presentation.
  • Voice and Song: Introduction to how the voice works, exploration of fundamental singing technique.
  • Physical Awareness: Practice and apply fundamental movement technique for the actor including alignment, presence and spatial relationships.
  • Screen Acting: Learn and apply fundamental screen acting techniques.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Children attending primary school grade equivalent holiday courses must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • NIDA staff will supervise students in courses for Grades 3–6 and Grades 7–10 in their breaks. These students will not be permitted to leave the advertised venue without parental permission.
  • If you are running late to collect your child, please call NIDA reception on 02 9697 7600. NIDA will only provide supervision during advertised course times.

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