" Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. Everything can have drama if it's done right. Even a pancake."
- Julia Child
What We do at Props Theatre
- Build confidence in children aged 5 - 16
- Encourage team work
- Produce original scripts
- Support the development of self esteem
- Allow students to explore their creativity in a safe and welcoming space
- Establish vocal skills for performance
- Educate students in performance skills
- Offer students opportunities within community and professional theatre productions
- Teach theatre etiquette and respect
- Provide professional development for teachers and educators in Drama studies.
Props Theatre Mission
Prop Theatre is an interactive drama program which includes; improvisation, mime, soundtrack pieces, comedy and drama short scripted plays developed to keep everyone engaged.
Our program has a real focus on verbal communication, developing speech skills in every lesson.
Each lesson is full of laughter, new skills and many students thrive on the fresh friend base being in a drama class with students of different schools. We always have fun and the classes have a respectful and positive attitude towards involvement, accepting others creativity and being professionals on the stage at the end of the year at the Capital Theatre or Mildura Art Centre.
Stage One caters for students aged 5 - 8 years old.
These classes work on basic stage skills, verbal development, creative story telling, social and audience relationships and creating confidence as a public speaker and performer.
Stage Two caters for students aged 9-12 years old.
A space to build on existing skills, establish and refresh new ones with a higher level of detail towards responsibilities towards script work. At this age the students are challenged with creating original work as well as learning bigger pieces for strong character development.
Stage Three is for students aged 13 - 17
Building on established skills or supporting the development of the basics students are introduced to monologues, duologues and in depth characterisation. Improvisation is used as an acting technique for story development and script writing. Students explore theatrical techniques within performance.