Primary Drama Workshops

MOVEMENT

WW1 Movement Workshop: War Letters

A movement-based workshop which uses war letters from soldiers to their families to generate movement and dramatic scenes. The workshop gives pupils the chance to characterise movement, work with others to convey stories and work with real letters to inspire contemporary dance theatre sequences.

Aimed at: KS2 and KS3

Duration: Half or full day

Provider: Workshops For Schools

Contact:

yogafun@hotmail.co.uk

07943 816331

www.workshopsforschoolsandnurseries.co.uk

Talking Wardrobes

An Introduction To Physical Theatre

If wardrobes could talk, what would they say? If televisions told you what to watch, what would they choose? Without the use of set, props, costumes or magic trickery you can become the answer to these questions and more. Push the boundaries of theatre to the 'final frontier' with this surreal workshop.

Aimed at: Years 3, 4, 5 & 6

Duration: Half day (morning or afternoon)

Provider: Hilary

Contact:

bespoketraining@yahoo.co.uk

01508 498853

WW1 Through Poetry and Dance

This is a series of workshops that can be used as an 8 week programme of poetry and dance, or schools can pick and mix as they desire. All workshops will provide participants with an opportunity to explore words in a dynamic and exciting new way with the added bonus of movement and dance.

Aimed at: KS2 and KS3

Duration: Half or full day

Provider: Workshops For Schools

Contact:

yogafun@hotmail.co.uk

07943 816331

www.workshopsforschoolsandnurseries.co.uk

The Magic Carpet

Guided Fantasy, Music & Movement

Magic, mystery and adventures beyond your wildest dreams! Travel to new lands on a magic carpet in search of Fairy Bubbles and the Evil Joker. Make your own ultraviolet sea creatures that guard the crystal caves and dance with them as the culmination of this dramatic adventure.

Aimed at: Year 1

Duration: Full day

Provider: Hilary

Contact:

bespoketraining@yahoo.co.uk

01508 498853

Drama Through Music

This short workshop uses music as a basis for exploring, creating and presenting dramatic story. Simple but effective methods - including mime, mirroring and role-play - lead pupils from basic musical interpretation through to presenting music-inspired improvisations. Forges excellent links between drama, music, PE and dance.

Aimed at: Key Stage 2

Duration: Half day (morning or afternoon)

Provider: Arts On The Move

Contact:

info@artsonthemove.co.uk

WW1 Dance and Literacy

Soldiers' Poems and Diaries

The workshop uses the poems and diary extracts written by British soldiers in the trenches as a way of having an insight into their lives, losses, day-to-day duties, their feelings, worries, and war on a ground level. Students of all ages will use these poems and extracts to create movement that best captures the mood of the texts.

Aimed at: Adaptable for KS1, KS2 and KS3

Duration: 1 hour session (can be expanded)

Provider: Workshops For Schools

Contact:

yogafun@hotmail.co.uk

07943 816331

www.workshopsforschoolsandnurseries.co.uk

+44 (0)161 881 0868

info@artsonthemove.co.uk

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