Speech & Drama
This class helps give students an appreciation of drama, acting and theatre in a relaxed and friendly environment where the needs of the individual student are catered for. Students work on theatre games, improvisation, scripts, mime, movement etc. as they gain confidence, improve their social skills and learn teamwork. Students also do singing and dancing as they prepare for the end of year show.
Musical Theatre class is designed for students who like to combine all the elements of dance, singing and drama in one class! Students will focus on songs from musicals as a starting point. Class will include vocal warm ups and exercises, and the choreographed rehearsal and production of pieces from various Musicals. This class is sometimes referred to as a combination of Drama and Singing Class, but it is much more than that!
Our Youth Theatre is for more experienced students who are considering a career in acting or who have a real passion for the subject. The Youth Theatre incorporates Mime, Movement, Voice, Improvisation Techniques, Text Analysis, Characterisation, Make-Up and Costume Design, Directing, Acting to Camera, and Stage Techniques. Students from this class will produce a play to perform in a professional theatre at the end of the year.
Ballet classes are designed to introduce children to the basics of dancing, movement, coordination, rhythm and timing. But most of all, these classes aim to teach children to appreciate dance and all the fun that goes with it! We introduce correct ballet terms from 'demi-plie' & 'sautes' to positions of the arms etc. and we focus on introducing a beautiful ballet posture to our dancers.
Hip Hop class is about evolving strength, technique, and style while focusing on attack and confidence. Learn amazing acrobatics and dances to your favourite pop songs in a fun, high-energy class.
Students learn coordination, rhythm, have lots of fun and make plenty of noise. This class is a perfect compliment to musical theatre and modern dance.
The Exam class is for students who wish to sit their Drama Grade Exams through the Leinster School of Music and Drama.