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 2019 Presentation Afternoons are:

    • Semester 1: Mid Year – Friday Afternoon 5th July
    • Semester 2: Final – Saturday 7th December
  • Outcomes covered within the Australian Curriculum:

    • The Arts: Drama
    • Health
  • Teacher: Sarah-Ann Nicholson-Holden

    Classes will be taught by Sarah-Ann Nicholson-Holden. Sarah-Ann is our head teacher bringing with her over 30 years experience teaching all ages and abilities from Primary to TAFE level. She is currently homeschooling the last of her three boys, while her older two have now moved on to successful achievements at TAFE. Sarah-Ann teaches a range of different classes at both venues and is passionate about all her students and assisting them to succeed in whatever they set their mind to! Sarah has a natural bent to bring out the best in all her students!