Drama and dance at Meadowside

Press Release: 26/07/2004

If you enjoy acting or dancing, why not try one of the Summer Activities at the Meadowside Leisure Centre, Whiteley. There are a number of drama and dance sessions, and the chance to create and perform your own play.

MONDAY 2 AUGUST
Workshop 1: 10am - 1pm Age 8 - 10 Special Effects Make Up
Workshop 2: 2 - 5pm Age 11 + Make up for the Stage
Led by Nicola Wild who is a professional make up artist, working in stage, film and television.

TUESDAY 3 AUGUST 10am - 4pm Age 7-11 Drama

This fun and innovative workshop looks at improvisation - make a play. Make a play using nothing but your imagination! How do you create a play out of thin air? How do you make a scene as you go along? This workshop will end in a small performance for friends and family.

WEDNESDAY 4 AUGUST 10am - 4pm Age 7-11 Street Dance

Kate Lavington has been running these funky dance sessions at the Theatre Royal in Winchester and across the region.

THURSDAY 5 AUGUST 10am - 4pm Age 7-11 Street Dance

In this session you learn new dance routines with the opportunity to express your own movement. This will end with a final dance routine, that friends and family can come and see.

FRIDAY 6TH AUGUST 10am - 4pm Age 7-11 Drama

Enter a world of giants, wolves, magic and fantasy to create your very own play. Participants are invited to bring with them a favourite short story and the group will choose which of these they will use to recreate. The workshop will end in a short performance to friends and family

The Special Effects Workshops cost £ 6 + £ 6 material costs, while the Drama & Street Dance activities cost £ 12 each day.

To book your place, or make further enquiries, please contact the Meadowside Centre, 01489 577464.