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Improvising and Devising for Theatre


Programme IDAEP0520712
Programme TypeWorkshops
Recommended Size 15 - 30
Language English
Programme Format On-site
Cost $160.00 Per hour $10.00 Per student
Primary Art Form - Sub-Genre Theatre - Devising/Improvisation, General Drama skills/Acting
Student Profile Secondary Lower, Secondary Upper, JC/CI
Secondary Art Form - Sub-Genre -
Venue (where applicable)


Programme Synopsis Improvisation is an important part of any actors’ training, it helps us think on our feet, makes us creative when thinking of ideas and gives us confidence in difficult situations. In this workshop, students will explore using their improvisation skills in different ways, using props, making characters and getting to grips with reacting to someone else's ideas. Students learn to work as a team. As a company, they learn to support each other during performances.
Focus Areas Acquire Skills & Knowledge
Point of Emphasis Not applicable
Lesson Goal #1 Recall and apply the rules of Improvisations
Lesson Goal #2 Demonstrate inventiveness, creative co-operation and self discipline in the application of suitable Devising strategies to achieve shared aims

Chairs (at least one per student)

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Offered by:

ABA Productions Pte Ltd

ABA Productions is an international theatre production company dedicated to creating and promoting a wide variety of performance styles from all corners of the world. In early 2012 ABA Productions launched the inaugural KidsFest: a three-week festival of world-class theatre for young people.


Lilia Wong 62353582 lilia.wong@aba-productions.com   Visit provider page

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