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Through drama, learners have opportunities to be creative and experience inspiration and enjoyment. Creating and exploring a variety of dramatic disciplines. Improving confidence, communication skills and health & well being. Learners will have the opportunity to produce, perform and devise their own theatre production to perform to an audience.

Additional information about this course

This course is open to Women only as it is held in a Women's Centre in South Tyneside. The course is free if you are a member of WHIST otherwise there may be a fee. If you are not a current member of WHIST you can enrol on the course, but you must contact WHIST prior to the course starting to become a member to qualify for a free place. For more information please ring WHIST on 0191 454 6959 or contact sheptinstall@wea.org.uk or 07899065295

Course aim

To develop a knowledge and understanding of dramatic experience. To develop competence in communication skills through participation and exploration in dramatic styles

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Retain scripted lines, blocking and direction from memory
  • Device and develop a character role
  • Demonstrate and perform choreography, movement and song in character.
  • Perform scripted Drama to a live audience

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Drama

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Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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