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Speech & Drama (7-9 years) Wednesday

These classes, run by SHINE School of Confidence, teach children to speak more confidently, communicate more effectively, improve their listening skills and use their imaginations.

speech and drama 7-9 weds classes TAPAC
Speech & Drama
  • Wednesdays, to
    4:00pm - 4:45pm
$220
Alex Ellis, Nina Burchett
TAPAC class

Students learn public speaking, acting and drama skills, vocal skills (quality, articulation, grammar), how to read poetry and tell stories.

Classes are small to ensure children receive specialised, one-on-one attention so enrol early to secure space. This class runs over 8 weeks.

"This course is fun, exciting and enjoyable. I love the improvisations, skits, poems and characterisations."

Examinations:

Professional certificate and diploma qualifications are offered through Speech NZ and the Trinity College of London. Exams are not compulsory.

Teaching artist

Alex Ellis

Alex Ellis

Alex has trained in Speech and Drama since the age of 7, taking part in competitions as well as completing exams for the New Zealand Speech Board and Trinity College London. Alex’s love for speech and drama is infectious and children adore her classes. In 2005 Alex created the Flaxworks Theatre Company with Phil Ormsby and is a producer, publicist and actor who performs nationally and internationally.

Teaching artist

Nina Burchett

Nina Burchett

SHINE School of Confidence was founded by Nina Burchett, who has acted in film, theatre and television in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and USA.  Nina trained at The Western Australian Performing Arts Centre and Toi Whakaari: The NZ Drama School. She is also a voice artist, professional MC, writer and award-winning filmmaker. Nina teaches at several private and public schools in Auckland and her students consistently get outstanding exam results. For private speech therapy sessions contact Nina on 021 160 9197