Wildcats Weekly Classes for ages 3-18 years
We offer a fun, exciting and enjoyable way to learn about performing and creative arts. All children, even those who are not interested in theatre long term are welcome as sessions are planned and delivered carefully to work on various skills including teamwork, confidence, and public speaking.
Exams are offered as a way for children to prove their skills to others, and develop their confidence further. Not everyone will be entered for exams each term. We offer exams based on the LAMDA syllabus for Musical Theatre, with subjects including Acting, Musical Theatre, Verse & Prose and Devising Drama. Children prepare for exams with the assistance of our teaching team, who have all been through the LAMDA syllabus themselves. We also offer UDO Street Dance examinations and entrance into competitions.
Musical Theatre Classes:
Wildcats offer a broad introduction to musical theatre theory and practical skills. We look at skills such as projection, audibility, clarity, use of performance space, and emotion and engagement with the theme. Children progress at their own pace and are never pushed to develop faster – we spend some time in sessions working on group dynamics so ensure everyone feels comfortable with each other and also on keeping the ‘fun and enjoyment’ element to keep children interested and enthused about coming to sessions.
Working towards the following skills in Musical Theatre:
- An understanding of situation, Focus and engaging with the song, Meaning of words, Mood of the song, Audibility, Use of performance space, Use of movement, Understanding of melody
Also working towards increased confidence, self-esteem, teamwork and public speaking skills of all children regardless of their level of ability in musical theatre.
Acrocats is a class which is a mix of Dance , Acrobatics, Tricks and lifts. You will be working on routines in which you will be learning to dance and perform acrobatic tricks in a safe and fun way.
Streetcats is a dance class which mixes street styles including Commercial, Hip Hop, popping and locking with a fun and energetic twist. The classes work towards UDO graded examinations and competitions - and local and national events.
STAMFORD YOUTH THEATRE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STAMFORD ARTS CENTRE: