Starting an after-school drama club
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 12:09PM
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Drama is an excellent medium for engaging young people in thinking about big ideas. At its heart, drama is about telling stories. Through participation children grow in confidence, gain skills in presentation and learn how to use their bodies and voices. It also promotes trust, collaboration and listening skills.

Across three articles, Fiona Stewart, Foolproof Creative Arts, explains how to start, plan and run an after-school drama club. Below the first part which highlights what to keep in mind before starting a drama club.

If you have people in your church who are dramatic, enthusiastic as well as confident in working with children, an after-school or lunchtime drama club is a great resource to offer your local primary school.

Next week, Fiona will explain how to plan an after school drama club.

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