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Drama for ages 3 – 4 years old is a weekly course which offers a welcoming and supportive space to learn, play and create.
Led by an experienced tutor, our young students will embark on fantastical make-believe adventures, learning drama skills and honing their powerful imaginations to create spectacular stories.
This class has a focus on playing within drama, rather than on performance to an audience. The focus on process, development and play, offers the optimum learning environment for young children.
Students will be able to explore their creativity in a safe and inclusive environment with the freedom to express themselves.
Through this course, children will:
- develop imaginative skills
- learn how to work as a group to make decisions and progress a narrative
- use drama skills to tell stories and create imagined worlds
- develop confidence to try out their ideas in a friendly and safe space
- engage in semi-structured play with an experienced facilitator
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This early years drama course aims to instil confidence in children and teach them effective communication skills in a supportive, creative environment.
Each week the class will begin with a physical and vocal warm up – we want our young students to be comfortable to express themselves in the rehearsal room with their fellow students.
Led by an experienced early years course leader, the children will work on a series of practical exercises each week, designed to build their confidence and enable them to develop effective communication tools to work with one other in creating small performance pieces.
There are no entry requirements to this open access course. Don’t worry if your child hasn’t tried a class like this before, the course leader will ensure every child is involved and gets as much out of the course as possible.
If you have any questions about this class, 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.
- 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 recommend that children don’t bring toys or valuables to class with them unless requested by the tutor.
The course fees for the full year (34 weeks) are £275 which can be paid in full or instalments throughout the year.
The termly fee breakdown for this course is:
- Term 1 (14 weeks) = £113
- Term 2 (11 weeks) = £89
- Term 3 (9 weeks) = £73
This class will take place each Saturday. The Term Dates are as follows:
- Term 1: 9 September – 16 December 2023 (excluding 14 October)
- Term 2: 6 January – 23 March 2024 (excluding 10 February)
- Term 3: 20 April – 22 June (excluding 25 May)
“My son loves it, it has given him more confidence and he looks forward to going every Saturday morning.” Parent of 2018/19 student, Saturday Drama
“My daughter joined the classes in Primary 1 and she was shy and evasive; she is now bright and confident and she simply adores coming to drama at the weekend. She is already looking forward to next term!”
Parent of 2018/19 student, Saturday Drama
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.