Drama is the enactment of real and imagined events through role-play, play making and performances, enabling individuals and groups to explore, shape and represent ideas, feelings and their consequences in symbolic or dramatic form. This 8-week workshop will promote multicultural awareness and acceptance of self and others through the spoken word, utilizing poetry, monologues and scenes which explore themes of cultural diversity, culminating in a performance project for family and friends.
Students are provided with a safe environment for age-appropriate activities such as: Storytelling, Drama, Reader's Theatre, and Improvisation. Basic acting and public-speaking will be taught, increasing self-confidence and communications skills.
Objectives of this workshop are:
• Multicultural awareness through the creative process;
• Use of the spoken word to communicate a theme to an audience;
• Use of the collective imagination to produce a finished project
Each class will begin with a basic acting warm-up and motivational phrase, to create a positive, fun environment and build self-confidence.
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