Classes

 
 
Why is Drama and the arts important?

Drama teaches a range of skills useful for performance and important skills that will stay with them for life, such as:

 

  • Builds Self Confidence

  • Builds Social Skills

  • Develop Public Speaking Skills

  • Develop Teamwork Skills

  • Builds Determination

  • Build Lasting Friendships

 

For the last 10+ years, Just Imagine has been helping people discover the joy of performance through a number of activities which include mime, improvisation, movement, voice development. 

 

These activities teach students acting and performance skills as well as improve voice, confidence, social and interpersonal skills.  

 

Students also learn valuable life skills, such as responsibility, commitment and how to effectively work within a group. 

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Are Discounts available?
Family Discounts

Students enrolled from the same family receive a family discount of $50 per extra student enrolled. For example Student 1 would pay the full fee for that class and siblings would receive the family discount. 

 

Multiple Class Enrolments

 

With all the amazing opportunities we are now able to offer our students, many of them are wanting to enrol in multiple classes.  To help families out we have decided to offer a 15% discount on additional classes enrolled, i.e. the first class is full price and additional classes receive the discount.

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Do you have a school uniform?

All classes from Pre-Junior to Senior are required to wear a school T Shirt.  Shirts cost $20 each and sizing will be discussed on enrolment.

 

We have a number of optional Items available for purchase as well.

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What is your class size?

Class sizes depend on the class you enrol in.

 

Group Classes will either have 10 or 15 students depending on the outcome required for that class.

 

Private Lessons are individual tuition.

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How much do classes cost?

Class fees vary from class to class depending on whether or not it is a group/private class and whether or not a class performs productions.  

 

Group Fees are $150 per term.

Production Fees are $75 per term

Private Lessons are $30 per lesson

 

Some classes offer the opportunity for entry into various competitions. Entry fees are payable at the time of entry and vary from competition to competition.

 

Class fees are charged at the beginning of each term.

 

Classes run in accordance with the public school calendar.

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Why do we charge Production fees?

Production fees help keep the cost of attending the shows as low as possible for parents and families. They also make it easy for parents/caregivers on show day as all they need to do is bring their students to the theatre - no costumes to make or look after as we provide all that is required for each production.

 

Production Fees include:

  • Contribution to costs associated with producing a show eg -

    • Script Rights

    • Staffing on the Day

    • Costume Hire

    • Use of Set & Props

    • Theatre Hire

    • Advertising

  • Photographs taken during the show

  • Video of the Show

 

For all classes involved in productions, this fee (valued at $75) is included each term and is non-refundable. 

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Pre - Juniors (5 - 7 years)

This class is a fun introduction to the world of performance through a number of activities which include but not limited to -  mime, improvisation, movement and voice development.

 

These activities teach students acting and performance skills as well as improve voice, confidence, social and interpersonal skills.  

 

Students also learn valuable life skills, such as responsibility, commitment and how to effectively work within a group. 

 

Our Pre Junior class participates in 2 productions per year giving them the chance to put their skills into practice in a theatre performance.

 

This class costs: $225 per term including a production pack to be received after the Mid Year and End of Year Performances. 

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Juniors (8 - 10 years)

Drama teaches a range of skills useful for performance and important skills that will stay with them for life, such as:

 

* Builds Self Confidence

* Builds Social Skills

* Develop Public Speaking Skills

* Develop Teamwork Skills

* Builds Determination

* Build Lasting Friendships

 

For the last 10+ years Just Imagine has been helping young people discover the joy of performance through a number of activities which include mime, improvisation, movement, voice development. 

 

These activities teach students acting and performance skills as well as improve voice, confidence, social and interpersonal skills.  

 

Students also learn valuable life skills, such as responsibility, commitment and how to effectively work within a group. 

 

This class costs: $225 per term including a production pack to be received after the Mid Year and End of Year Performances. 

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Monologues (5+)

This is a great class for building individual confidence in performance. Working in a small group this class aims to help the student develop their skills across a number of areas:

 

  • Memorisation skills

  • Character development

  • Acting skills

  • Public speaking skills

  • Confidence

  • Auditioning skills

 

Students in this class will choose a monologue to work on. Students will be given the opportunity to enter in drama competitions as well as performing a showcase of their work at the end of the term for family and friends.

 

This class costs $150 + competition fees if applicable

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Musical Theatre (11+)

One of the great joys of Theatre is Musical Theatre combining all your skills of Dance, Singing and Acting into one amazing performance.

This class offers the following:-

  • Personalised Vocal Warm Ups

  • Developing vocal range

  • The art of projection

  • Dancing

  • Acting

  • Singing

 

Due to the content of most musicals the age of this class is for 11 and up.

 

Students in this class perform in 2 productions a year. 

 

This class costs: $225 per term including a production pack to be received after the Mid Year and End of Year Performances.

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Seniors (11-15)

Drama teaches a range of skills useful for performance and important skills that will stay with them for life, such as:

 

* Builds Self Confidence

* Builds Social Skills

* Develop Public Speaking Skills

* Develop Teamwork Skills

* Builds Determination

* Build Lasting Friendships

 

For the last 10+ years Just Imagine has been helping young people discover the joy of performance through a number of activities which include mime, improvisation, movement, voice development. 

 

These activities teach students acting and performance skills as well as improve voice, confidence, social and interpersonal skills.  

 

Students also learn valuable life skills, such as responsibility, commitment and how to effectively work within a group. 

 

This class costs: $225 per term including a production pack to be received after the Mid Year and End of Year Performances.

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Adults (16+)

This class is designed for people who want to develop their acting skills into adulthood.  

 

This class will offer the opportunity to explore serious topics than the younger portion of the school. 

 

This will be a skill-focused class working towards 2 productions per year.

 

Younger students in this class will also be invited to audition for our production company Emerge Productions shows throughout the year. Emerge aims to give new artists opportunities to experience working in a professional environment.

 

This class costs: $225 per term including a production pack to be received after the Mid Year and End of Year Performances. 

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Private Singing Lessons (open)

Singing Lessons are open to all ages.  Our Singing Teacher develops customised lessons for each student to help them achieve their goals.

 

Students hold a performance at the end of Semester to showcase how far their talents have developed for family and friends.

 

Lessons cost $30 per half hour and billed on a per term basis.

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Film Making (14 - 18)

This course is a full-year course.  

Eligibility for the course

  •  ages 14 -18.

  • An interest in screen acting

  • Or an interest in camera operation, lighting, sound or editing.

  • Those interested in editing will need a good computer and will need to purchase editing software (approx. $100)

  • An interest in writing screenplays is useful but not compulsory.

 

In this course, you will learn the basics of film making.

 

Term 1 will include practical lessons on the process

  • beginning with forming a plan,

  • scripting,

  • storyboarding,

  • camera angles and camera movement,

  • character development,

  • screen acting, 

  • blocking,

  • shooting and

  • editing.

 

These skills will be used to create a collaborative whole class film for the My State film festival.

In term 3 and early term 4, we will need to do two x 3-hour lessons to complete our shoot.

All students will need to provide an 8GB USB  to download their copy of the film to take home.

 

This class costs $150 per term plus the initial cost of editing software and 8GB USB.

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Performance Movement (8+)

This fun class is designed to help improve movement, especially when on stage. By becoming more aware of how to use the body students will be able to give their performances much more depth. 

 

Students will use multiple techniques including dance to discover how appropriate use of the body adds emotion, intensity, changes in voice for a character. Movement in a performance helps define what a character is feeling, what they are experiencing.  Movement helps the actor tell the story.

 

This class will be a fun laidback class that develops skills.

 

This class costs $150 per term.

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Scriptwriting (15+)

Drama is not only about the actors, there are many opportunities behind the scenes for exploration of creativity.

 

The addition of this class provides those who prefer to be in the background an opportunity to explore their creativity through words.

 

Be guided in a class that is all about writing. Develop skills that will help you to take that great idea out of your head and potentially to the stage or film.

 

Learn about script structure, character development, plot lines, editing and so much more.

 

Our teachers will provide you the guidance you need to complete a script and potentially have it performed by Just Imagine or Emerge Productions.

 

This class costs $150 per term.

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2021 Class Timetable.

Please note this is subject to change.  All changes will be notified via email, text and Facebook.

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