Miracle and Rhyme: Musical Theatre, Grades 3-6

Holiday course

The stories of Roald Dahl have inspired some of the most fabulous children’s musicals of all time including Matilda and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Join a NIDA music theatre expert as we rehearse and recreate the revolting, amazing and inspiring stories on stage in music and song. Learn songs from your favourite Dahl musicals then rehearse and present a short music theatre performance for family and friends at the end of the course.

Course components

  • Voice and Song: Learn how the voice works; develop confidence with singing technique and performance.
  • Acting Technique: Practice fundamental acting skills in a musical theatre performance.
  • Rehearsal: Learn songs from a musical theatre score including: Matilda & Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
  • Performance: Apply acting, singing and movement practice to a short scripted, musical presentation.

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 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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