NIDA Elf School, Grades K-1

Elf School, Grades K-1

Holiday course

Gather round the toad stool to meet the enchanted creatures at the bottom of the garden. Become an elf, fairy or fantastical creature for a day and create your very own magical adventure. Make simple costume pieces from craft materials. Invite family and friends to Elf School graduation at the end of the day!

  • Elf School is a fun way to introduce younger school aged children to a full day Drama School style program at NIDA.

Course components

  • Communication: Participate in games and exercises that promote vocal expressiveness and confidence in communication.
  • Creative play: Explore creative practice through group storytelling and physical adventure.
  • Characters: Experiment with vocal and physical expression to create characters for performance.
  • Design: Create simple craft costume pieces
  • Performance Skill: Introduction to live performance


This course is designed for children who attend full time school (NSW Kindergarten equivalent). If your child is not yet enrolled in full time, formal schooling, please see our selection of Creative Play courses designed for pre-school children.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • 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 at all times. Students are not permitted to leave the advertised venue without parental permission.

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list