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Location

Classes take place at the Magna Academy, Ashdown Close, Canford Heath, BH17 8RE.

Summer Term 2024 Dates

Saturday 20th April - 13th July

 
Junior Acting
6-11yrs (Years 2-6) - Saturdays 
9.30-10.30am

Junior sessions are for those who want to learn the basics of acting through imaginative play and drama games. We explore devising, characterisation and basic voice work through fun games and exercises. Each student learns how to express themselves creatively, building confidence and self-esteem.

Students are encouraged to take part in an annual production as well as regular end of term presentations for parents, although the emphasis of these sessions is fun, fun, fun!

All DDA students have the opportunity to audition to be on the books of our in-house talent agency 'DDA Casting'. 

 

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Intermediate Acting
11-14 yrs (Year 7-9) Saturdays - 10.30-11.30am
Intermediate sessions are for those who want to learn the craft of stage acting through imaginative play and drama games. We explore improvisation, characterisation and voice work through fun games and exercises. Each student learns how to express themselves creatively, building confidence and self-esteem. 
Intermediate students begin to experience industry standard training, including at least one audition panel scenario each academic year. 
Students are encouraged to take part in an annual production as well as regular end of term showcases and festivals.
All DDA students have the opportunity to audition to be on the books of our in-house talent agency 'DDA Casting'. 

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Senior Acting

14-16yrs (Years 10-11)  Saturdays - 11.30-12.45pm


Senior sessions build on the concepts of intermediate classes, further exploring improvisation, devising, characterisation and voice work. Students also have the opportunity for monologue and scene study. We continue to build confidence and self-esteem, with an emphasis on performance presentation.
Each student is encouraged to take part in an annual production as well as regular end of term showcases and festivals. Our Seniors  regularly perform as part of NT connections and usually stage at least one production a year at the Lighthouse, Poole.
All DDA students have the opportunity to audition to be on the books of our in-house talent agency 'DDA Casting'. 
 
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Advanced Company

16-21yrs (Year 13-Adult)  Saturdays - 12.45-2.00pm

Advanced sessions are for young adults who would like comprehensive, professional training in stage acting. This class explores advanced techniques in improvisation, devised theatre, scripted work, physical theatre and voice. Our Advanced Company stage multiple full productions a year, including performing as part of NT connections at the Lighthouse, Poole. 

Senior and Advanced classes form our Senior Improv Troupe who entertain audiences throughout the year. 

All DDA students have the opportunity to audition to be on the books of our in-house talent agency 'DDA Casting'. 

 

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