We are so excited to announce that we have weekly Speech and Drama classes starting in Castleknock!
Due to the success of our summer camps, we are delighted to offer weekly speech and drama classes in Castleknock. This will suit those living in the surrounding areas of Clonee, Blanchardstown, Dunshaughlin, Ratoath and Ashbourne.
What after school classes are on offer in Castleknock?
Join us on Fridays in Castleknock Parish Centre. We will begin by offering our Speech and Drama classes for children age 3.5-5, 6-8 and 9-12 year olds.
Castleknock Speech and Drama Class Timetable:
1:45pm-2:45pm – Step 1 Speech and Drama Class for preschoolers (Ages 3-5 montessori-junior infants) This 1 hour class provides a great introduction to the world of speech and drama. It will feature poetry speaking, mime, stories, improvisation, exercises for clear speech, and lots of fun games. The fee is €200 per term. We have 3 terms per academic year.
2:45pm-4:15pm Step 2 Speech and Drama (Ages 6-8 senior infants-2nd class) This 90 minute class bridges the gap between step 1 and the junior class. With the options to take part in Feis Maitiu poetry competitions and an Initial speech and drama examination at the end of the year. The fee is €300 per term. We have 3 terms per academic year.
4:15pm-6:45pm Junior Speech and Drama (Ages 9-12 3rd-6th Class): This 2.5 hour class is broken into two parts. Speech class — exercises for clear and confident speech, reading aloud, story-telling and public speaking, solo performance pieces. Drama class — group scenes, improvisation, mime, and character work. In the Autumn term students work on a showreel monologue and a group play performed at the end of term in a Dublin venue. In the two terms after Christmas students work on a variety of solo and group performance pieces for Feis competitions and Trinity College London Speech and Drama exams. The fee is €500 per term. We have 3 terms per academic year totalling 30 weeks.
We also offer a full agency service free of charge to all students which includes having headshots taken, being sent for relevant auditions, and help preparing for auditions and developing showreel pieces.
Why choose speech and drama classes in Castleknock?
As this is a brand new drama class, most of the students in attendance will be new. This is a great opportunity to come trial a speech and drama class if your child has never taken one!
Our speech and drama classes in Castleknock will follow the same coursework as our speech and drama classes in Rathmines. So, you can move from a Rathmines course to one in Castleknock without disrupting your progress.
How do I sign up for speech and drama classes in Castleknock?
Register through our website by clicking on the course of your choice here!
If you are not sure which course would suit you best, get in touch and we would be happy to advise!