9:30am-11:00am EARLY STARTERS 29th July – 23rd August
Schedule A fun introduction to musical theatre for the earliest ages with daily sessions in drama, dance and singing and a presentation on stage to family and friends at the end of each week! Each week, the children will play games, make masks and develop their stories for the final performance. The course will develop basic singing, playing instruments, dancing and acting technique whilst developing confidence in a safe and welcoming environment. • Week 1: 29th July – 2nd August 2013: Musical Fairytale. • Week 2: 5th – 9th August: Alien Adventures! – based on the popular book, Aliens Love Underpants. • Week 3: 12th– 16th August: Under The Sea • Week 4: 19th – 23rd August: Imagine
9:30am-4:00pm MAIN PROGRAMME 29th July – 23rd August
29th July-2nd August SHREK A specially adapted version of the hilarious musical with Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad and all our favourite fairy-tale friends! Daily classes in dance, drama and singing and perform on the final day in costume and make-up! Tutors: Leigh Coleman, Claire Hammett & Liz Chambers
5th-9th August THEBFG Hooray for the BFG! A musical film week creating a wonderful dance and multi-media version of this classic Roald Dahl story – performing with projected image in costume and make-up on stage. Film it. Dance it. Act it. Direct it. Create your version of the BFG… Tutors: Judy Gordon, Leigh Coleman & Jo Newell
12th-16th August GLEE Song and dance from comedy to ballads, street to funk, ballet to tap – learn show numbers from film, stage and TV to perform what you’ve learnt at the end of the week. Shows this year will include Matilda, Les Miserables, We Will Rock You, Wicked, Hairspray and A Chorus Line. Tutors: Leigh Coleman and Claire Hammett
19th-23rd August Dreamscape What wondrous worlds do our dreams take us to? How do our imaginations create stories when we are asleep? Dreamscape will be a devised piece of drama and dance exploring dreams and the sub conscious. A collision of texts will be used to bring our drama alive. Using the words of writers such as Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, William Blake, Roald Dahl and Carl Sandburg, the children will devise a selection of dream sequences. Dance, drama and music will be used to create a humorous and thoughtful piece of drama to perform on stage in costume and make-up. Tutors: Liz Chambers and Leigh Coleman.