Junior Drama Girls and Boys  Age 5 – 7/8 years (Kinder, Year 1 and Year 2)

Through improvisation, acting, games, story telling, self-devised performances and scripted pieces, students are encouraged to develop confidence and creativity.  Group work is an integral part of this class.  Students are divided according to age and experience so that they may attend the class most suited to them.  There will also be a performance for family and friends.  As well as developing valuable skills these classes are a lot of fun!
COST:  $15.00 per class (1 hour duration)

Primary Drama Girls and Boys.  Age 8 - 11 years

Same description as for Junior Drama.  This is for students in Year 3 and above.
COST:  $15.00 per class (1 hour duration)


Secondary Drama Girls and Boys.  Age 12 + years

Students are encouraged to discover their own strengths and to develop self-confidence whilst having fun!  Skills taught include improvisation, development of acting skills, games, scene work and self-devised and scripted performance.  Students will also be able to take part in a production.
COST:  $22.00 per class (1 ½  hours duration)

PRODUCTION FEE To produce a show there are many costs that are incurred. These include copy right fees, scripts, venue hire, sound & lighting plus make up & costumes hire. There will be a non-refundable Production Fee of $60 per student for our annual THSPA Drama Production held in Term 4. This will be added to the Term 3 invoice for classes.
DRAMA PERFORMANCE IN TERM 4  Students will need to have basic black for end of year production



Any combination of black and white, Comfortable attire suitable for easy movement.
Girls   NO SKIRTS OR DRESSES PLEASE Choice of leotard, sleeveless top or T Shirt, Jazz or Track Suit Pants, Shorts           for summer. Comfortable soft soled shoes (shoes are often removed for class activities)
Boys   T Shirt, Track Pants (baggy for movement) or shorts. Comfortable soft soled shoes






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CHRIS CANUTE - SEcondary drama

Chis studied Drama at NIDA and worked for a number of years as a freelance director with many of Australia's major companies. He held the position of Associate Director at The Ensemble Theatre where he directed the acclaimed productions Act One and Life Support. Other Highlights include Shark Island Stories for the Sydney Festival, The Adventures of Snuggle Pot and Cuddle Pie for The Griffin Theatre Co and Halex Vargus Dance Theatre's Strange Neighbours for the Hong Kong Fringe Festival.

Chris also adapted and directed a number of productions for the Bell Shakespeare Company including Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes, I Own the Racecourse and My Girragundji all of which have had extensive tours across Australia.

Chris has taught and directed at many acting colleges including NIDA, Actors College of Theatre and Television, The Actor's Centre, Australian Theatre for Young People, UNSW and Theatre Napean as well as teaching Drama at Oxley College and Bowral High School. He is currently teaching English and Drama at Oxley College in Bowral.