HAMDD Drama Program
“All the world is a stage and we are merely actors playing our roles" -Shakespeare
Yes, there are few things that can compare to the excitement of live stage performance. Drama lessons in Hampton at Hampton Academy, students participate in hands-on activities, improvisation exercises, games, vocal projection exercises and other exciting challenges. They are designed to strengthen their on-stage skills and build technique that culminates in unforgettable experiences.
Production Fee (Materials, scripts, etc.): TBA
DramaLites………………....45 minutes/week @ 14.00/lesson
DramaBrites………………..1 hour/week @ $16.75/lesson
DramaStars…………………1hour/week @ $16.75/lesson
For those special projects, we offer private coaching lessons to help students prepare for auditions or other special interests.
$30.00/hour for enrolled students; $60.00/hour for non-students.
HAMDD Drama Classes
DramaLites Grades 2 to 5
Explore the fundamentals of acting through scene work, character analysis, story development exercises and other fun activities. Students learn how to express themselves individually and work as a team with their ensemble. They will be given the necessary building blocks to grow as a stage performer while improving their audition skills, natural body movement, and overcoming stage fright.
DramaBrites Grades 6 to 8
This class challenges students to reach the next level in performance. Students gain a deeper knowledge of the production process, including prop use, set design, make-up etc. Through games and fun activities, they will learn about articulation, projection, and stage presence. Students will learn how to express themselves individually and learn how to work as part of a cast, while working on audition techniques and character development.
DramaStars Grades 9 to 12
Students will further improve their understanding of the production process as indicated in the above class descriptions. These students will delve more deeply into the understanding of stage, script, research and character development, and monologues.
Adults are welcomed! Due to the nature of adult work schedules, etc., classes are offered based on consensus as to the best day and time for such a class to meet. Please call for more information for the available options.
Hampton Academy promotes self-discipline and a sense of self-control that can contribute to the development of a student’s total personality and attitude toward life. Piano, voice, drums, and guitar classes form the foundation of musical offerings.
Hampton Academy “strives to teach our students the art of dance, not just how to perform dance steps”. It is important that teaching the fundamentals of dance is a top priority when instructing young students.
Hampton Academy students participate in hands-on activities, improvisation exercises, games, vocal projection exercises and other exciting challenges. They are designed to strengthen their on-stage skills and build technique that culminates in unforgettable experiences.