What does it take to be a confident public speaker? What are the skills that anyone can learn to help them feel like a star on stage? What makes a performance really enjoyable for an audience?
By the end of Day One, students will understand what makes a good performance and how to develop their skills to produce a better show, and feel confident doing so.
What is improvisation and how does it help us generate ideas? How can I embrace the fact that I am weird and wonderful, and use these skills to create new stories? What are some story ideas that we could turn into a full performance?
By the end of Day Two, students have decided on a theme for their story and a basic plot outline, and have embraced their inner weirdo.
How do you develop an interesting character? What part does my character play in our script to help move the story along? How can I interact with others, both as myself and when I am in character?
By the end of Day Three, students have practiced being a character in a story as well as interacting with other students, characters and the audience.
How can I show off the best parts of myself and my character? What parts of our story do we want to show in our advert and which should we keep secret? What set would suit our story and how can we create it in one day?
By the end of Day Four, students have created a set and filmed a trailer for a show, as well rehearsed a play more to discover what makes them and their character unique and special.
What can we do to improve our performance of our character? What things can we do to prepare, so that we feel awesome when we are on stage? How to celebrate your achievements and feel proud of yourself!
At the end of Day 5, students perform their creation and feel great doing so!