Footlights Acting Classes for 10-14 year-olds
Footlights is our acting program for 10-14 year-olds.
In a theatre, the "footlights" are set at the base of the stage and illuminate actors from below... so this program is all about giving you the chance to shine!
You'll be taught professional acting skills by a trained professional actor. You'll acquire the important skills of the actor:
Term 1, 2021: Theatre Styles
Leap into the wonderful world of theatre in Term 1, and discover more about what it means to be an actor. You'll explore a range of ideas from theatre styles and traditions, such as:
TUITION FEE: $280 per term.
Term 2, 2021: Characters and Comedy
There's nothing quite like making an audience laugh!... And in Term 2 you'll explore what makes something funny: is it the story? Is it the character? Is it the situation? - or is it all three? Learn important acting skills like comic timing, how to use the pause for effect, dramatic irony, how to find the comic elements in your character, and how to "play it straight" for maximum humour! You'll improve your skills as an actor and come away with a stronger sense of how to entertain your audience. You'll do this through:
Locations - Sign Up Now!
Find your nearest class here:
Bonython, Monday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm OR 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Bonython Neighbourhood Hub 17 Barr Smith Ave, Bonython
Gungahlin, Monday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Northside Salvation Army Church Hall, The Valley Avenue, Gungahlin
Pearce, Tuesday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Mary Help of Christians Church Hall, 35 Murphy Street Pearce
Curtin, Wednesday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm: St James Uniting Church, 40 Gillies St, Curtin
Fyshwick, Friday, 5:00pm - 6:00pm: Perform Australia, 11 Whyalla St, Fyshwick
Melba, Friday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm OR 6:30pm - 7:30pm: North Belconnen Uniting Church Hall , 12 Goldner Cct, Melba
Weston, Friday, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, Weston Creek Community Centre, Parkinson St, Weston
Queanbeyan, Tuesday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Queanbeyan Uniting Church Hall, 13 Rutledge St, Queanbeyan
Corinda, Tuesday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Corinda State High School, Corinda State High School Drama Room. Carpark is off Lynne Grove Ave.
Everton Park, Wednesday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Northside Christian College, Drama Room, 151 Flockton St.
Morningside, Friday, 5:30pm - 6:30pm: Morningside Scout Hall, Jean Howie Dr, Balmoral Park
Online Class via Zoom, Thursday, 5pm - 6pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) - Daylight savings may apply in your area
Here are some of our amazing tutors on this program. Find out more about them on our About page. All our tutors have Working With Children cards.
Enrolment for Term 2 now open!
Click through below on the class of your choice. If you have a voucher, click 'Got a Voucher?' instead.
(Some term prices below may vary, taking account of public holidays - no classes on public holidays.)
What people are saying
"Our daughter has been attending this school for three years now. The programs both weekly and school holiday programs have been outstanding. She has developed some wonderful skills and confidence. Drama is her thing, her place where she can just be herself. Thank you to all the staff who have had such a positive influence in her development."