Performing arts matters: on stage and behind the scenes
Who is this course for?
Complete beginners are welcome.
Bring to life your acting, singing, dancing, making music and filming ideas!
You tell us what you would like to do and we will provide individual support and encouragement to help you to shine in your performance.
If you choose acting, you will develop your communication skills and a gain a better understanding of behaviour in new ways.
If you choose singing, you will recognise tone and rhythm, and how to express yourself in music
If you choose making music, you will learn about rhythm and beat as you explore the sounds that different instruments make. Take turns to lead a performance.
If you choose dancing, explore and experiment with different dance movements. Use your body to show emotions and develop a better awareness of the use of space.
New for this term: Make an animated video! Write a script, create a storyboard and match to background music.
Choose just one or as many as you want!
All the above will help to increase your confidence, make friends and HAVE FUN!
The course will end with a wonderful show where you can showcase your talents to friends and family.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will keep you informed with your achievements.
Additional costs and requirements
Nothing to start with, then depending on your role you are welcome to bring in costumes / props / musical instruments etc.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Not unless you want to practise your drama part.
About the tutor
Caroline Ross currently works as a tutor for Learn Devon. Prior to this she worked for Integer training as a tutor and also as nationwide trainer and major accounts supervisor for Manpower plc.
Caroline has a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and a City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate of Adult Literacy Subject Specialist qualification. Caroline’s area of interest is teaching adults with learning difficulties
Caroline has been heavily involved in her children’s school, being the Secretary then Chairperson for the PTA for 8 years. She helps out at the local Youth Club and is hoping to be involved in more youth projects in the future.
“I love teaching and giving people the opportunity to do things for themselves instead of someone doing it for them. As a child I experienced things being snatched from my hands because I looked awkward (just being left-handed!) and made a promise that I would never do that to anyone else”.
Caroline Ross, Tutor, Learn Devon