Uses drama and improvisation to spark young people’s imagination and allow them to explore the world of theatre freely and safely.
Provides a safe, creative space for young people to meet, interact and make friends.
Introduces drama skills and theatre styles.
Build young person’s confidence and self-esteem, and enhances public speaking.
Develops drama and performance skills.
Links into Secondary National Curriculum Framework in the areas of Communication and Language, Physical Development, Literacy, Understanding of the World Expressive Arts and Design.
Enhances young person’s Personal, Social and Emotional Development and encourages positive interaction and relationships.
For 11-14 year olds
Big Boost caters for young people who are interested in drama and theatre and want to collaborate with like-minded peers to explore and develop their creative skills and talents.
The sessions promote collaboration and teamwork, as well as building confidence. Participants will explore a wide range of drama techniques and be introduced to a variety of play texts and practitioners. The sessions are fun and dynamic, providing an important outlet from the pressures of mainstream education.
Participants may choose to share the skills
they have learnt with parents and friends at the end of each term.
When: Every term time Wednesday 11.00am-12.00pm (including optional 15 minute ‘coffee, catch up and idea share’)
Where: Markyate Y2k Hall
Cost: 6 sessions- £45
Requirements for the session:
Participant should wear comfortable clothing and footwear. It is advised that participants’ bring with them a bottle of water and a snack for the break.