Speech & Drama

Speech & Drama offers a unique synergetic and fun way to learn the art of communication. To ensure each student, is given individual attention class sizes are limited to 12 students. Professional evaluation of progress and examinations are conducted and certified by the Irish Board of Speech and Drama.

 

What can Speech & Drama Class do for your children?

 

Speech, Drama & Communication activities such as drama games, exercises in movement and mime, movement to music, verse and prose speaking, improvisation and creative drama, public speaking, puppetry, action poems, poetry speaking, choral verse speaking, scripted drama, solo’s, duologues, and short plays, help to develop critical skills such as…

 

  • Working co-operatively with others
  • The ability to use clear diction and vocal projection
  • non-verbal communication
  • Listening, speaking, concentrating and observing.
  • Creative and Imaginative thinking
  • Enhancing self-expression, self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Using movement and gesture to communicate emotion, character and context
  • Creating and sustaining fictional roles
  • Interacting with others in a fictional setting
  • Presentation and public speaking
  • Improvisation and role-playing
  • Reflecting on and appreciating literature and drama

 

AGE GROUPS (This is just a guide line)

Infant  Classes:    Age 4 to 7 years   (approximately)

Junior Classes:    Age 8 to 12 years  (approximately)

Senior Classes:    Age 12 year plus  (approximately)

 

Monday:     Newtoncunningham (All Saints Parish Hall)

Tuesday:  Newtoncunningham  (All Saints Parish Hall)

Wednesday:  Letterkenny  (Mount Errigal Hotel)

Thursday:  Letterkenny     (Mount Errigal Hotel)

Friday:     Letterkenny        (Mount Errigal Hotel)