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Drama for Grades 1-2, NIDA Kensington

Develop confidence, communication, critical and creative thinking skills through fun, practical drama classes.

Learning framework

Each term we focus on a specific area of performance practice to ensure students have a varied experience and learn a range of essential creative skills.

Students are able to join us at the start of any term during the year.

NIDA Open Drama courses are designed across a four term structure within the following learning framework:

Term one Improvisation and Performance Craft
Term two Voice and Movement
Term three Devising and Contemporary Performance
Term four Script Work and Staging

Term 1, 2018: Moodoodle

What do you call a cow crossed with a poodle? A moodoodle? What does it sound like? How does it move? Create a fantastic zoo of mythical animals as you explore your very own fantasy animal, through movement and voice. Take some of your animal creations on an adventure, share your adventures with friends and family at the end of the course.

Course components

  • Freeing the Imagination: Participate in games and exercises that promote spontaneity, creative expression and self-confidence.
  • Storytelling: Explore stories, ideas and adventures through group and individual improvisation.
  • Physical Expression: Participate in games and exercises that promote expressive movement, physical command and spatial awareness.

Term 2, 2018: People V’s Puppets

Be inspired by popular picture books and cartoon characters as we explore voice and sound scapes to develop real life and puppet characters. Create a short voice and character presentation for family and friends.

Course components

  • Vocal Expression: Participate in games and exercises that promote vocal expressiveness and confidence.
  • Performance Skill: Experiment with voice and movement choices as part of a short, live presentation.
  • Characters: Experiment with vocal and physical expression to create an original character

Term 3, 2018: One hat plus one cat equals?

Imagine when the cat in the hat was just a cat? What happened to the cat in the hat to make him as cheeky, funny and amazing as he is? Inspired by Dr Suess' The Cat in the Hat, devise a short, original story with your NIDA friends to be shared with your family and friends.

Course components

  • Creative Voice: Participate in fun and engaging exercises to develop new ideas and learn how to share these ideas with others.
  • Collaboration: Engage with and develop the ideas of other students in your class.
  • Performance: Work with a NIDA tutor and classmates to build a creative idea into a short, devised presentation.

Term 4, 2018: Dear Diary

School can be a drag and growing up can be tough, just ask Greg Heffley, the star of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Working with your NIDA ensemble, bring to life moments of Greg’s wonderful diary.

Course components

  • The Written Word: Learn how to turn a story or play into live performance.
  • Stage Craft: Practice live performance skills; speaking in front of an audience, basic stage craft, audience and performance etiquette.
  • Performance: Rehearse and present a short live performance.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • 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.
  • Please bring a bottle of water to all classes.
  • 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.

Enrol for the full year in advance to receive a 15% discount!

  • Discount is only applicable when booking all four terms within the same calendar year.
  • Discount is not available online. Please book over the phone by calling the office on 02 9697 7626 to receive the discount.
  • If students do not attend all four terms, the discount is no longer valid.
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$285 $256.50 Limited inc GST
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$285 $256.50 Limited inc GST
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$285 $256.50 Limited inc GST
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$285 $256.50 Limited inc GST
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