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If you enjoy performing, having the chance to express yourself and improving confidence. Our drama/acting classes will be for you. With lots of fun games, techniques and opportunities to perform!!
Here you will find information about our Drama/Acting classes. Head to the Fees & Membership Page to Book Now!!!
At Shining Lights Performing Arts we are now able to offer 1 to 1 LAMDA classes.
What is Lamda and what does it stand for ?
LAMDA stands for London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. This program requires you to develop self confidence and public speaking. Grades start at a basic level to grade 8.
How long does the program take?
10 - 12 week course or per Term
Why is it a good qualification to have?
UCAS points are credited for LAMDA qualifications that you may need in the future.
If you are interested in anything you see here and would like to check it our, please remember that all students are offered a taster package of one full week of classes at a very competitive cost.
Here you will find details of the different techniques our children and young people will explore within the acting/drama course at SLPA
Hot seating is an important technique to learn in drama as it teaches you about forming and creating a character.
During Hot Seating a character is questioned by the group about his/her background, behaviour and motivation.
In a Tableaux participants make still images with their bodies to represent a scene.
Thought tracking is a technique in Drama that focuses on a way to speak a loud the thoughts or feelings of a character within a freeze frame.
SLPA will be exploring the use of masks within theatre. Children will learn how to use the masks correctly, what emotions can be explored, narration through mask, how masks have been used in theatre throughout the years and performing short pieces using masks.
Here you will see a video from the Trestle Theatre company describing the different uses of masks. This is something that we will be exploring in our Flashlights & Spotlights Drama Classes