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The Greatest Showman Summer Workshop 2024

Step into the Spotlight: A Magical Summer Workshop Inspired by The Greatest Showman!

4 July 2024 - 0 comments

As summer approaches, the excitement of long, sunny days fills the air. For parents, finding the perfect activity to keep their children entertained, engaged, and learning can be a challenge. Spotlights Theatre School offers an unforgettable solution: a summer workshop based on the hit movie The Greatest Showman. This immersive, week-long experience is the ideal way for children aged 7 to 18 to explore the world of performing arts, make new friends, and develop a wide range of skills.

The Greatest Showman Week Details

Our Greatest Showman Week workshop runs Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 3.00pm. Here are the dates and locations:

Balgowan Primary School, Beckenham: Monday 22nd July to Friday 26th July.

Newstead Wood School, Orpington: Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August.

Affordable and Accessible

Spotlights Theatre School believes in making performing arts accessible to as many children as possible. The price for the week-long workshop is £180, which represents excellent value for the high-quality instruction and unique experience provided. Additionally, a 10% discount is available for siblings, making it easier for families to participate. All resources and costume provided for the performance.

An Unforgettable Experience

Imagine your child stepping into the enchanting world of The Greatest Showman. From the moment they arrive each day, they’ll be transported into a realm of music, dance, and drama. Running from Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, the workshop promises a week filled with creativity and fun.

The first opportunity to attend this magical workshop is from 22nd July to 26th July at Balgowan School in Beckenham. Following this, from 29th July to 2nd August, the workshop will be held at Newstead Wood School in Orpington. With such convenient locations, it’s easy for families across the region to join in the fun.

A Week of Creativity and Fun

Each day of the workshop is meticulously planned to ensure a balance of learning, practice, and play. Children will dive into the heart of performing arts, exploring singing, dancing, and acting. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, they’ll learn to perform songs and scenes from The Greatest Showman, culminating in a spectacular costumed performance at the end of the week.

Spotlights Theatre School provides all costumes, ensuring that each child feels like a star as they take to the stage. This final performance is a highlight for many, giving family and friends the chance to see the incredible progress made throughout the week.

Why Choose Performing Arts?

The benefits of children attending performing arts classes are numerous and far-reaching. Here are some of the key advantages your child will gain from participating in the Spotlights Theatre School summer workshop:

  1. Boosted Confidence: Performing in front of others helps children build self-esteem and confidence. By the end of the week, even the most reserved participants often find themselves shining on stage.
  2. Enhanced Creativity: Performing arts encourage children to think outside the box, experiment with new ideas, and express themselves in unique ways. This creativity can translate into other areas of their lives, fostering innovative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  3. Improved Social Skills: Working closely with peers to create a performance helps children develop teamwork and communication skills. They’ll make new friends and learn the value of collaboration and mutual support.
  4. Physical Fitness: Dancing and acting involve physical activity, which helps children stay active and healthy. It’s a fun way to exercise without even realizing it!
  5. Discipline and Focus: Learning lines, choreography, and songs requires practice and dedication. Children will develop a sense of discipline and the ability to focus on tasks, skills that are valuable in all aspects of life.

What to Expect

Here’s a glimpse of what a typical day at the workshop might look like:

  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am: Warm-up and introduction. Children will start the day with fun exercises to get their bodies moving and minds engaged.
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Singing and vocal training. Participants will work on songs from The Greatest Showman, learning techniques to improve their vocal performance.
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch break. A time for children to relax, eat, and socialize with new friends.
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Dance and choreography. Children will learn exciting dance routines, combining movement with music to bring scenes to life.
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Acting and scene work. This session focuses on acting skills, helping children to embody their characters and perform with confidence.

A Memorable Performance

The highlight of the week is undoubtedly the final performance. On Friday afternoon, family and friends are invited to watch as the children showcase their hard work in a costumed performance of scenes from The Greatest Showman. This event is a celebration of their achievements and a wonderful opportunity for parents to see their children’s newfound skills and confidence.

How to Register

Booking a place for your child is simple. All the booking links are here:

Balgowan Primary School, Beckenham: Monday 22nd July to Friday 26th July.

Newstead Wood School, Orpington: Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August.

Click on a link and fill out the registration form for the workshop location and date that suits you. Spaces are limited and tend to fill up quickly, so early booking is recommended.

Join the Magic of Spotlights Theatre School

Don’t miss this chance to give your child a summer experience they’ll never forget. The Spotlights Theatre School summer workshop offers a unique opportunity to learn, grow, and shine. Whether your child dreams of being on stage or simply wants to try something new, this workshop is the perfect way to make the most of their summer holidays.

Let your child step into the spotlight and discover the magic of The Greatest Showman!

We also have Disney themed summer workshops for younger ones age 4-7 years. More details are available on our holiday classes page





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