Now accepting bookings for Speech and Drama classes in Dun Laoghaire!
We are really excited to get back to our weekly speech and drama classes in Dun Laoghaire. We are located in Presbyterian Church, Upper York Road. Thus, this venue is suitable for people looking for drama classes near Dalkey, Monkstown, Deansgrange, Sallynoggin and Blackrock.
What after school classes are on offer in Dun Laoghaire?
Join us on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays where we will have Speech and Drama classes for children age 3.5-5, 6-8 and 9-12 year olds. In addition, on Wednesdays we have Speech and Drama classes for teenagers ages 13-15!
Dun Laoghaire Speech and Drama Classes:
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.
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. In addition, students have the option 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.
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.
Young Teen Speech and Drama Class (Ages 13-15 1st-3rd year) Exam Grades 5-7. This 3.5 hour class is broken into two parts. First is the speech class: poetry speaking, exercises for clear speech, reading aloud, story-telling and public speaking. Following this is the drama class: group scenes, improvisation, mime, and character work. Exam Grades 5-7. Half course options available.
In addition, 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?
We have been teaching speech and drama to children and teenagers in Dun Laoghaire for over 60 years! In addition to being lots of fun, Speech and Drama has a wide range of benefits from building confidence, developing creativity, improving public speaking skills, making friends and having fun! Join us this term and see what fun speech and drama classes can be.
How do I sign up for classes?
Register through our website by clicking on the course of your choice here! After selecting your drama class, add to cart and proceed to check out the reserve your child’s place.
If you are not sure which course would suit you best, get in touch and we would be happy to advise!