A Dorset based Drama group: classes for Children and classes for Adults

The Acting Crew – Children and Young People

The children/young people use role play, props, stories, poems, songs and improvisation to help build confidence, develop social skills, improve co-ordination, use imagination , create drama and play in a safe and caring environment. The group is run by myself a professional drama specialist and qualified Teacher and Therapist with 20 years experience in performing and teaching.

(Kelly-Anne BA Hons – Performing Arts-Drama, B Ed , Dip.Couns).

When and Where?

Location: The Junction, Broadstone, Station Approach, BH18 8AX

Saturdays: 9.15am to 10.15am:  Stage Explorers: 5 to 8 years.

9.45am to 10.45am: Stage Seniors: 9 to 16 years.

The Groups overlap so that the children have the benefit of working individually with myself and with their age group and then they are together for 30 minutes as a joint group.  This enables a level of work that is applicable to their age and ability and also allows them to work together on group projects or annual productions.How much? £6.00 a week if paid termly in advance or £7.00 pay-as-you-go.

The Acting Crew – Adults: An acting/improv group for adults

Where: Branksome Liberal Club, 1, Salisbury Road, Poole, BH14 0DP

When: Tuesdays 7.30 -9pmHow much? £5.50 if paid in blocks of 4 weeks or £6.50 pay-as-you-go

Tell me more…

Fees ( for children’s group) are paid termly in advance unless Saturday pay as you go option.  Late payment of fees will incur a 10% additional charge. Once a term has been paid for unfortunately no refunds can be given if you decide to leave.

No uniform: Just comfy, suitable clothing and soft shoes.

The Acting Crew is fully inclusive and suitable for children with SEN, (severe SEN needs will need an additional adult for support and children must be fully toilet trained ).

Kelly-Anne is  DBS enhanced checked and registered and also holds Public Liability Insurance.

Kelly-Anne has QTS having worked as a Teacher for over 20 years.

Kelly-Anne is a qualified Counsellor registered with the BACP and has worked extensively with SEN, behavioural and emotional difficulties and mental health issues. Drama is one way to help children through their difficulties and is a great way to express their emotions.

Contact us via the contact form, facebook page or email to book your place.

What else does The Acting Crew offer?

  • Workshops ( Curriculum Linked)  and after-school drama club available for schools.
  • Adult classes
  • Long form and Short Form Improvisation
  • PPA Cover for schools and after-school club.
  • Home Education Drama sessions.
  • Birthday Party Packages/ Christmas parties.
  • Play/Drama Therapy based work.
  • Corporate confidence  workshops and team building.
  • Audition Preparation.
  • One to one acting sessions.
  • Opportunity to take part in Carnivals, events and charity work.
  • End of Term Showcase with Raffle and Party for the children.
  • Summer Picnic
  • Opportunities for Drama students- 16 years + to volunteer at The Acting Crew

If you would like anymore information please contact us on our contact page, call us on 07902274731 or email us at info@theactingcrew.co.uk.   We look forward to hearing from you!