Kids Drama Workshops to build confidence & team working skills
@ NOW Theatre
by Hester Welch (UK)
7-10 year olds kids, all need to have good spoken English. Maximum 15 children.
Using drama games and exercises, the children will make new friends, build confidence and learn how to make their own short stories together. At the end of the weekend they will share these stories with family and friends.
14th July 2018 ，10am-4pm
15th July 2018 , 10am-4:30pm
B1-28-1, Midfields Square West, Jalan 11/108C,
Taman Sungai Besi, 57100 Kuala Lumpur
Sign up & enquiry:
MYR250 (includes 2 days lunch)
10am – 12.30pm Workshop in drama and team building
12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm – 4pm Workshop in drama, confidence and communication skills
10am – 12.30pm Workshop in devising theatre
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm – 4pm Rehearse devised material
4pm – 4.15pm Prepare for informal sharing with family
4.15pm – 4.30pm Share material with family
Hester holds a BA(hons) in Theatre and Performance at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. Here her training focused on Theatre Making and Applied Theatre.
As an Artistic Associate with the David Glass Ensemble, Hester has directed the first ever immersive performance for children in the South West of China, The Forest (Marphy’s Play House, Chengdu). She has also trained adults and children from across China in drama and creativity. Hester has been Assistant Director with the Ensemble on A DEvine Comedy (Soho Theatre, London), City of Darkness (PSBK, Yogyakarta & Hong Kong), The Brides (Teatro Dei Rozzi, Siena) and Mortgage (Theatre Delicatessen, London & The Bike Shed, Exeter). In her next venture she will be continuing to work with the company on the AB Project, an international social art project.
In addition to this, Hester is an Associate Artist at Omnibus Theatre. Here she has directed and devised performances including Colour and The Dream. Colour is an interactive sensory performance aiding language development in pre-school age children. This production toured to children’s centres and libraries in South London engaging new audiences who had never seen theatre before.
Hester’s other work ranges from making ensemble spectacles for festivals (Bee Conscious, LeeFest, The Stretch) to teaching in care homes, community centres, schools and homeless shelters.