Drama

Drama Combo Camp E (Age 8-12) (Conducted in English)

Status: Started

Celene Chang
8-12
$ 3,080.00
Teenage Actor

Acting Shakespeare in Elizabethan English (Age 8-12)

Shakespeare is a master in language and using words and his plays are like poetry. Come and immerse in beautiful language and develop a love of words.

In this course, students will engage with Shakespeare’s text in the English of that time, learn the meaning of the text and then demonstrate their understanding of their words through performing short extracts of the plays.

Students will learn to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of Shakespearean English
  • Respond to the form and rhythm of the speech
  • Vary volume, pace and pause to increase dramatic effect
  • Perform with body language and facial expression

Parents are invited to the last day of class for a showing of the students’ work.

“Words without thoughts never to heaven go.” – William Shakespeare (Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 3)

Shakespeare’s Stories – Reading and bringing life to words (Age 8-12)

Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the best writers of all time in the English Language. The works of Shakespeare are often required reading in secondary schools. Come and discover the fun of Shakespeare and be better prepared for it in English class.

In this course, students will be introduced to the stories of Shakespeare and to bring Shakespeare’s stories to life through rehearsed reading. Through adding vocal and physical techniques to reading the stories out loud, students can improve their understanding of the text, as well as becoming more expressive and confident.

Students will learn to:

  • communicate changes in mood
  • speak audibly and clearly with good diction
  • demonstrate vocal contrast, appropriate to the moods, narrative and dialogue
  • use the face to reflect emotions

This is a great course to learn the skills to succeed in the prose reading competitions in the Hong Kong Speech Festival. Parents are invited to the last day of class for a showing of the students’ work.

“Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.” – William Shakespeare (King Lear, Act 5, Scene 3)

Applicant must read EXCEL’s enrolment terms and conditions on http://excel.hkapa.edu/enrolment-terms-and-conditions

Course Features

  • Date
    26 Jul 2020 - 23 Aug 2020
  • No Class Date
  • Day
    Sun
  • Time
    09:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Language
    Eng
  • Sessions
    5
  • Showcase
    23 Aug 2020
  • Location
    HKAPA, Wanchai

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