Ages 4-7 (Reception - Year 2)

This is a list of classes that we have for those that have already started school and are in Reception - Year 2.


Some of these classes are available for other age ranges. For correct times please make sure you check all relevant ages information as times and days may vary.


At a glance...scroll down for information on individual classes



Please note: Parents are not permitted to stay during workshops. You are welcome to sit in our Underground Cafe while the workshop takes place but you will not be able to sit within the class.


No classes from Saturday 19th - Friday 25th October for half term.


Monday

Musical Theatre

4.00-5.30pm (during term time)


This class for this age group (Reception - Year 2) is currently full and not taking new members.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list for this class please complete this form we will get in touch when a space becomes available


Do you love to sing? Join us on an incredible journey through some of the most well known and loved musicals! Develop your singing and performance skills and round off the team performing an edited version of a classic musical - previous projects include We Will Rock You, Elf The Musical, Dear Evan Hansen and the productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Schwartz.


Musical theatre pieces will be explored, staged and sung incorporating movement and dialogue and always working shows to perform across the academic year.


£9.50 per session - paid termly (sibling discount available)


What parents say...

"Their performance was amazing - I was completely blown away! My daughter was so excited afterwards she couldn't sleep!"


Classes will break for half term on Monday 17th February.


Our teachers

Fraser Stainton

Fraser trained at the Stageworx School of Performing Arts in Stirling and the Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts. Credits include: 'Barnum' in Barnum the Musical (Kenneth More Theatre), Santa's New Sleigh (Arts Theatre London & UK Tour), 'Ernst' in Spring Awakening (Chelsea Theatre), Italia Conti Creative Vocal Company (UK Tour), Peter Pan (London TIE Tour).

Other credits include: Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, Russell Brand Teaser, Clyde 1 In Demand Live, Movies to Musicals.


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Tuesday

Performing Arts


4.00-6.00pm (during term time)


This class is currently full and not taking new members.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list for this class please complete this form we will get in touch when a space becomes available


A great foundation for those in school years Reception - Year 6 looking to develop their skills and have a really great time doing so and meeting new friends. Led by a drama teacher and a musical director the sessions will show how to make the most entertaining way to tell a story. Each week the children will cover aspects of singing, dancing and drama in fun filled and energetic sessions.


The produce a private showcase for family and friends at the end of each term.


£13 per session - paid termly (sibling discount available)


What parents say...

"The class has been brilliant for my daughter's confidence!"


Classes will break for half term on Tuesday 18th February.


Our teachers

Paul Dart and Theresa Edwards

Two fantastic teachers who between them have a wealth of experience teaching primary aged children.


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Tuesday

Art & Prop Making


4.45-6.15pm (during term time)


Learn about different art styles and techniques including painting, collage, sculpture and clay modelling. Design and create props and set to be used in our in house productions such as Under the Sea and Macbeth.


"Thank you for the opportunity the children had to see their props used and for their hard work to be acknowledged.

The props were beautiful and the teacher brought out a lot in them." - Parent feedback


£10 per session - paid termly (sibling discount available)


Classes will break for half term on Tuesday 18th February.


This class is still taking new members; if you would like to try it at complete our registration form (linked at the bottom of this page).


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Saturday

Children's Theatre School


10.00am-12.00pm (during term time)


A fun packed Saturday morning drama school.

Learn drama skills and social skills in age related groups while making new friends and having a wonderful time. Our courses are run by experienced drama practitioners.

The children work on a different theme every term - previous themes include Shakespeare, Roald Dahl, poems and short stories. The strategies used include story making, improvisation, individual, pair and group work, developing speaking and listening skills, building self-esteem and confidence and the use of drama conventions.


On the last session of each term family and friends are invited to see a private sharing of the children's work.


£13 per session - paid termly (sibling discount available)


What parents say...

"The Redbridge Drama Centre has been immensely important in the development and well-being of our children. The Saturday morning clubs have enabled them to make friends, build confidence and develop skills in a professional, warm and safe environment. This cultural resource is amazing."


Classes will break for half term on Saturday 15th February.


This class is no longer taking new members.

Registration for new members will reopen on 1st April 2020 for classes starting after the Easter holidays.


Our teachers

Francesca Smith (Reception & Year 1)

Francesca trained at The Dance School of Scotland on their Musical Theatre course before moving to London to complete her degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Francesca’s stage credits include ‘Legally Blonde’, ‘Cabaret’ , ‘Betty Blue Eyes’ and in 2017 Francesca was a finalist in the 'Young Scottish Musical Theatre Performer of the Year'


Cherie Coleman (Year 2)

Cherie is an actress and dancer who is very experienced with working with children under 7. Cherie also works in a local primary schools and runs ballet, street dance and film making classes.


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Sunday

Musical Theatre


Reception - Year 2: 2.00-3.30pm

Year 3 and above: 4.00-5.30pm


Explore the world of musical theatre and expand your acting, singing and dancing skills. With a combination of working together as cast members and enhancing individual repertoires, this course is a fun-filled way to learning how to be a "triple threat" performer.

Students will spend the Autumn term working together to create their very own showcase exclusively for family and friends performed on the last class of term.


£9.50 per session - paid termly (sibling discount available)


Classes will break for half term on Saturday 15th February.


This class is no longer taking new members.


Our teachers

Fraser Stainton

Fraser trained at the Stageworx School of Performing Arts in Stirling and the Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts. Credits include: 'Barnum' in Barnum the Musical (Kenneth More Theatre), Santa's New Sleigh (Arts Theatre London & UK Tour), 'Ernst' in Spring Awakening (Chelsea Theatre), Italia Conti Creative Vocal Company (UK Tour), Peter Pan (London TIE Tour).

Other credits include: Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, Russell Brand Teaser, Clyde 1 In Demand Live, Movies to Musicals.


Georgia Benson

Georgia graduated from Italia Conti Academy, prior to which she trained at Novelli Stage School since the age of 4. Her theatre credits include: Boogie Nights, Santa’s New Sleigh, Cabaret, Heathers, The Tempest, Circus 1903, Godspell. Film/TV credits include: Lily in Casette, Ant and Decs Saturday Night Takeaway, Lets Sing and Dance for Comic Relief.


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For more information or if you have any questions please email admin@redbridgedramacentre.co.uk


If you would like to sign up for any of our classes please complete this registration form