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Ignite Your Child’s Imagination This Summer with Disney Week at Spotlights Theatre School!

Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

Are you looking for an engaging and magical summer activity for your little ones? Look no further! Spotlights Theatre School is thrilled to announce our Disney Week summer workshop, specially designed for kids aged 4 to 7. This enchanting holiday workshop is a perfect blend of fun, creativity, and learning, set in the wonderful world of Disney.

Disney Week Details

Our Disney Week workshop runs Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Here are the dates and locations:

  • Balgowan Primary School, Beckenham: Monday 22nd July to Friday 26th July. Book here
  • Newstead Wood School, Orpington: Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August. Book here
  • Stewart Fleming Primary School, Anerley: Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August. Book here

Why Choose Disney Week at Spotlights Theatre School?

A Magical Experience in Performing Arts

Disney Week at Spotlights Theatre School is not just a summer workshop; it’s a gateway to a world of imagination and creativity. Children will step into the magical realms of their favourite Disney stories, learning songs, dances, and scenes from classics such as “Wish,” “Moana,” and “Descendants.” Each day is filled with exciting activities that keep the kids engaged, entertained, and enthusiastic about learning.

Boost Creativity and Imagination

At Spotlights Theatre School, we believe in the power of the performing arts to enhance creativity and imagination in young minds. By participating in our Disney Week summer school in Beckenham, Orpington, and Anerley, children will have the chance to explore their creative potential. They will get to embody their favourite Disney characters, bringing stories to life through acting, singing, and dancing.

Build Confidence and Social Skills

Performing in front of an audience can be a transformative experience for young children. It helps them develop self-confidence and improve their public speaking skills. Our experienced instructors create a supportive environment where every child feels valued and encouraged. Through group activities and collaborative performances, kids also develop essential social skills, learning to work as a team and support each other.

Make New Friends

One of the most wonderful aspects of our summer workshops is the opportunity for children to make new friends. The shared experience of working towards a common goal fosters camaraderie and builds lasting friendships. Whether your child is naturally outgoing or a bit shy, they will find a welcoming and inclusive community at Spotlights Theatre School.

Learn from Experienced Instructors

Our team of professional instructors brings a wealth of experience in the performing arts. They are passionate about nurturing young talent and providing a high-quality educational experience. With their guidance, children will not only learn performance techniques but also gain insights into the discipline and dedication required in the world of theatre.

Physical Activity and Health Benefits

The Disney Week workshop is a fantastic way for kids to stay active during the summer holidays. Dancing and performing are excellent forms of exercise that improve physical fitness, coordination, and motor skills. Our structured activities ensure that children are engaged in healthy, physical play while having fun.

Book your child’s place here

Detailed Schedule and Activities

Day 1: Welcome to the World of Disney

The first day of Disney Week sets the stage for an exciting journey. Children will be introduced to the workshop and meet their fellow participants. Ice-breaking activities and games will help everyone feel comfortable and ready to dive into the magical world of Disney. The day will include an introduction to some of the songs and scenes they will be working on throughout the week.

Day 2: Singing and Dancing with Disney

On the second day, children will start learning the songs and dances from popular Disney movies. Our instructors will guide them through fun and engaging routines, helping them understand the basics of musical theatre performance. The focus will be on building confidence and encouraging each child’s unique voice and movement style.

Day 3: Acting and Character Building

Day three is all about acting and character development. Kids will explore different Disney characters, learning how to express emotions and tell stories through performance. They will participate in acting exercises and games designed to enhance their improvisation and storytelling skills.

Day 4: Rehearsal and Refinement

As the week progresses, the children will begin to rehearse their final performance. Day four is dedicated to refining their skills, practicing their lines, songs, and dance routines. Our instructors will provide individual feedback and support to ensure that every child feels prepared and confident for the big day.

Day 5: Grand Performance

The final day of Disney Week is the highlight of the workshop. Children will don their costumes and perform for their family and friends. This magical show is a celebration of all they have learned and achieved throughout the week. It’s an unforgettable experience that leaves both performers and audience members with cherished memories.

Book your child’s place here

Pricing and Discounts

The cost of the workshop is £120 for the week. We understand that enrolling multiple children can be expensive, which is why we offer a 10% discount for siblings. This makes our summer workshops even more accessible for families.

Why Performing Arts Classes are Beneficial for Young Children

Enhancing Cognitive Development

Engaging in performing arts from a young age has numerous cognitive benefits. It helps improve memory, attention, and concentration. Learning lines, songs, and dance routines requires children to use their memory and recall abilities. It also encourages critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they interpret characters and scenes.

Emotional and Psychological Growth

The performing arts provide a safe space for children to express their emotions and explore different aspects of their personality. It can be particularly beneficial for children who may struggle with confidence or social anxiety. Through acting, singing, and dancing, they learn to manage their emotions and gain a sense of accomplishment.

Encouraging Discipline and Time Management

Participation in a structured workshop like Disney Week teaches children the importance of discipline and time management. They learn to balance fun with responsibility, understanding the importance of rehearsing and practicing to achieve their goals. These skills are transferable to other areas of their lives, including their academic studies.

How to Enroll

Spaces for our summer workshops are limited, so be sure to book early to secure your child’s spot. Book your child’s place now: Spotlights Theatre School Holiday Classes.