RDC Performing Arts School (R - Yr 11)

RDC Performing Arts School


Saturdays

2.30pm to 5.30pm



Open to anyone aged 4 to 16 (School Years Reception-Year 11)


An all round experience for those keen to develop their dance, drama and singing skills. The afternoon sessions are split between each one of these areas and are energetic and exciting ways to explore what performing arts are, and what a performer can do.


The school produces a public production once a year and a sharing for family and friends at the end of the other terms.  


Previous productions incude

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Little Mermaid and West Side Story.


The course runs every Saturday of termtime and one Saturday of each holiday. We ask for a termly commitment.


Fees

£19.50 per session  - paid termly


Summer term begins 29th April


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Our Teachers


Owen Smith - Dance


Owen Smith (Choreographer) trained with the Palmerstone Stage School and was a syllabus performer for the Royal Ballet School. As a performer his theatre credits include: Annie (UK National Tour), A Chorus Line, ‘Dean’ in Boogie Nights, Brad – A Rocky Horror Picture Show, and 10 years in Seasonal Pantomime. As a Creative, Owen’s Choreography and Directing Credits include; The Magic of Eurovision - P&O Cruises, Resident Director for the Summer Season in the Isle of Man working with ‘Sam Barks’, Trash, The Musical (Belgium), The Fall - a new Ballet, RDC, Santa’s New Sleigh, The Arts Theatre London, and Ishq -The Musical, Saddlers Wells Theatre.


Leon Ockenden - Drama


Leon is an English actor, director and writer who works in TV, film, theatre and radio. He studied performing arts at the College of Further Education in Plymouth, then received a scholarship from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where he took a three-year acting course and graduated in 2003.

He is best known for acting in Mr Selfridge, Waterloo Road and Coronation Street.


Aaron Nice - Singing


Aaron trained at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, and is an experienced performer, Musical Director, and singing teacher.




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