Novice Acting 6-8

Students develop a solid acting foundation while having fun in the process. This course includes cting exercises, improvisation, storytelling, and place/imagination work. Novice students explore voice, stage and character movement, character development, ensemble building through a mix of scenes work, monologues, improvisations, games, and character and technique presentations. Scene choices will highlight each student’s progress and own uniqueness. At this level, students begin to develop acting skills needed to create truthful characters. Ideal for students who want to learn memorization techniques and overcoming stage fright taught in this the novice course.

Ages Class Level Time
6 - 8 yrsNovice ActingThurs. 5:00 - 6:00

Students will be introduced to the basics of acting while having fun in the process. This program consists of acting exercises and games, improvisation, storytelling and imagination work. Novice students will explore voice, movement, character development and ensemble building through a mix of scene work and instructor-led exercises, with multiple opportunities to perform in class.

Term 1: The Basics – Storytelling and Imagination
Term 2: Character Work & Improvisation
Term 3: The Rehearsal Process

Note: Novice Acting culminates in a final end-of-year invited presentation in June.