This area of training involves detailed honing of all the tools of an actor. A child is taken through a journey of self discovery using their voices, faces and bodies. As a student progress one level to the next, they gain mastery over several theatre techniques, from characterization and devised drama to the Stanislavski and Brecht methodologies.
Elocution is the study of formal speaking. We live in a world that is coloured with a variety of accents and dialects. However, this does not mean we should have trouble being understood. This area of training involves working on pronunciation, grammar, style and tone. The art of public speaking is perhaps the most important skill your child will ever learn.
Most kids have so much to say, however when it comes to disseminating this information, they struggle to create structure and sequence. In this term we work closely with each student, understanding the various inhibitions holding them back and work together to conquer them. Communication training involves critical skills such as opinion building, formal communication, conceptual communication, conversational skills etc.