Puppetry

  • Puppetry is a form of drama that involves manipulating inanimate objects to create an animated story… to tell their own story or somebody elses! It is a safe environment for students of all ages to build confidence and expression.
  • Students will learn..

    • How to manipulate and move puppets
    • How to communicate through a puppet
    • How to give puppets a character with feelings
    • Exploring your feelings and story
    • Putting your feelings and story into action
    • How to respond to another puppet creating dialogue
    • Script work & playwriting
    • Voice creation & projection
    • Teamwork

    Short scripts will be learnt and performed at the Presentation afternoon at the end of each semester.

    Dates for 2018 Presentation Afternoons are:

    • Semester 1: 30th June  
    • Semester 2: 8th December
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  • Outcomes covered within the Australian Curriculum:

    • The Arts: Drama
    • Health
  • Teacher: Nikki Bestwick

    Nikki has been teaching acting to teens and adults for 32 years. She is also an accomplished writer and director having written and produced 4 of her own musicals and hundreds of other titles. She loves teaching and prides herself on drawing out the best in her students.