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Musical Theatre for ages 5 - 7

Weekly course for children

Introduction

 

Musical Theatre for ages 5 – 7 is a fun, energetic class which focuses on singing, dancing, movement and acting. It is suitable for all young children with an interest in music, dance, drama and performance.

Participants will work with a musical director and choreographer and cover a wide range of styles of music and dance, including pop music and musical theatre songs.

They will explore different themes during their classes and will learn songs, dance routines, movement pieces and acting scenes. Participants will cover a range of material, both old and contemporary, and will be involved in solos, duets and ensemble work.

This class is a great way of building confidence and developing creative skills through singing and dancing. It also offers the opportunity to make new friends and develop social skills.

Throughout the year there will be the opportunity to work towards a short performance for family and friends.

Introduction

 

Musical Theatre for ages 5 – 7 is a fun, energetic class which focuses on singing, dancing, movement and acting. It is suitable for all young children with an interest in music, dance, drama and performance.

Participants will work with a musical director and choreographer and cover a wide range of styles of music and dance, including pop music and musical theatre songs.

They will explore different themes during their classes and will learn songs, dance routines, movement pieces and acting scenes. Participants will cover a range of material, both old and contemporary, and will be involved in solos, duets and ensemble work.

This class is a great way of building confidence and developing creative skills through singing and dancing. It also offers the opportunity to make new friends and develop social skills.

Throughout the year there will be the opportunity to work towards a short performance for family and friends.

Financial support



Agnes Allan Bursary

Agnes Allan was a teacher, passionate about inclusion, and this bursary scheme exists to offer support to students to participate in the performing or production arts.

The Agnes Allan Bursary provides some support to students who may require financial assistance to take part in a short course in dance, drama, music, production or screen.

Anyone who wishes to take part in our Lifelong Learning courses and faces a financial barrier can apply for bursary support to help meet the cost of tuition fees.

More information about the Agnes Allan Bursary.

 





James McAvoy Drama Scholarships

Bafta-winning and Golden Globe nominated actor James McAvoy is committed to nurturing the creative potential of young Scots who experience barriers to access and participate in drama at RCS Lifelong Learning.

James is a graduate of the BA Acting programme at RCS and Patron of the Junior Conservatoire of Drama. The Glasgow-born actor has funded the new James McAvoy Drama Scholarships to enable young people to experience the world-class drama training at RCS as he did.

The scholarship aims to support applicants who would otherwise find meeting the cost of tuition fees at RCS a barrier to accessing pre-Higher Education drama training at the Royal Conservatoire.

More information about the James McAvoy Drama Scholarship.





Drama at 60 Scholarship

The Drama at 60 Scholarship supports talented performers and producers of theatre, film and television gain essential skills and experience as they work towards formal training.

This scholarship offers up to three promising theatre or screen practitioners up to £1,000 to invest in a range of training activities at the Royal Conservatoire. The focus in 2016/17 will be on digital creativity as part of our New Digital Creatives scheme.

The deadline for applications for Drama at 60 Scholarships for 2017/18 is Tuesday 30 June 2017.

Before applying please read the Drama at 60 Scholarship Guidelines 2016.

To apply please send your CV, a short biography, a one-page application statement and a letter of recommendation to lifelong@rcs.ac.uk



Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this open access course. Children do not need to have any prior experience of musical.

Participants should come to the course expecting to attend regularly, work hard, be challenged and have lots of fun working with other young people of the same age.

Preparing for your course

No previous drama experience is required for these classes but enthusiasm, energy and an interest in trying new things is essential.

Students should dress in comfortable clothing and be willing to work barefoot if required.

The Conservatoire’s cafe will be open during these classes, though students are encouraged to bring snacks and water with them.

We request that no valuable belongings are brought to the classes and mobile phones are switched off except during breaks.

Short course feedback

“The advice is invaluable, the course tutors are genuine, helpful and care and the experience you get of working at RCS is inspiring!” Musical Theatre student 2015/16.

At a glance...

Musical Theatre for ages 5 – 7 Saturdays, 11.15am - 12.45pm 20180616 400

Term dates and tuition fees

Tuition fee for whole year is £400, which can be paid in instalments.

Term 1: 2 September –16 December 2017 (excluding 14 and 21 October)

Term 2: 13 January – 24 March 2018 (excluding 10 February)

Term 3: 21 April – 16 June 2018 (excluding 26 May)

Offers

Promotional Offers

We offer a selection of promotional offers for our Lifelong Learning courses, take a look.

To receive the promotional offer code, contact lifelong@rcs.ac.uk before booking a course.

 

Who is this course for?

The course is for any 5 – 7 year old with an interest in singing, dancing and acting.

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