The Dramaworks experience
Dramaworks sessions include warm up games, imaginary journeys, and physical theatre, movement, mime, improvisations, conversations, forum theatre, laughter (lots of it!, scripted performances and improvised performances for parents.
Dramaworks are fully trained in a wide range of ages and are all CRB checked.
Sample session – Aged 4 to 8
Warm up game –lots of fun!
Movement – imagining walking, rolling in mud and having a mud fight. Imaginary journey through a wood where you discover a secret house. Create atmosphere with sound – Dark, dark, house poem. Thriller music. Mirror Walk –copy a partner and bump into your reflection!!
Short scene from a fairy story directed by teacher. Applause! Parents can watch sometimes at end of session. Relaxation – melting snowman.
Aged 9 to 13
Warm up game eg. Monster or Wink murder/Zip Zap Boing/Splat Movement –being followed by spy (James Bond Music) Short talk about spy movie genre and techniques used, before doing a short scene based on one of the elements.Show the scene –applause and feedback. Park bench scene –random conversations between odd characters you make up on the spot! Relaxation with breathing control exercises. There will be times when we will be working on performances for parents too.
Sounds fun? It is! Still not sure? Well you can come along to try out a session with a friend if you are not sure. Just email or ask for a callback. Also read what our students say about Dramaworks in the testimonial section.