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Join us for our new evening drama classes where we will explore everywhere that your imagination can take you. Throughout the year our tutors follow a creative curriculum that ensures we cover a wide range of skills and techniques. The aim is that young people not only develop creative skills but also undertake personal and social development related to their interests and understanding of the world.
The students’ creativity and imagination are central to the experience we provide for this age group. We also focus on the development of new skills including voice, movement, improvisation, storytelling and creating characters.
Collaboration will be a vital part of this course as students will work with an experienced tutor to expand their acting skills and open their creativity as artists.
Throughout all our primary drama activities we find opportunities for discussion and reflection, deepening the learning. Most importantly, the classes are fun and connect young people with others who love being creative and taking part in drama activities.
Students will have the opportunity to share their work with two performances during the year.
- Peer Sharings – 12 December 2023 (classes share their work with each other)
- Public Sharings –18 June 2024 (family and friends are invited to this performance)
Courses you may be interested in
- Drama (Primary 5 – 7) Our year-long Saturday course
We run a variety of different courses throughout the year, and update our programme regularly – you can find all courses by clicking here.
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There are no entry requirements for this open access course. Students do not need to have previous experience. Students should show up to class eager to learn and take part.
If you have any questions about this class or the support we can offer, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dress comfortably in clothes which are suitable for the activity you are taking part in.
- Bring a notepad and pen/pencil in case you wish to make notes.
- Please bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated during your class.
- Classes will have a short break throughout, please bring a small snack.
- Due to allergies throughout our courses, we ask that students not to bring any nut products for break time.
- We ask that no toys or valuables are brought to class. Any mobile phones must be kept in bags and on silent during class time.
The course fees for the full year (29 weeks) are £435 which can be paid in full or instalments throughout the year.
The termly fee breakdown for this course is:
- Term 1 (8 weeks) = £120
- Term 2 (11 weeks) = £165
- Term 3 (10 weeks) = £150
This class will take place each Tuesday. The Term Dates are as follows:
- Term 1: 24 October – 12 December 2023 (excluding 17 October)
- Term 2: 9 January – 26 March 2024 (excluding 13 February)
- Term 3: 16 April – 18 June 2024
There will be a short sharing on the final day of term, 18 June, for invited family and friends. Details of this will be available nearer the time.
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 Short 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 RCSÂ Short Courses.
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.