Perform Australia – School Holiday Drama Program

Looking for something fun to do in the hols? Try drama! We have some fantastic programs around Canberra in acting, filmmaking and musical theatre. Whether you’re new to acting or an old hand, there’s bound to be something to interest you!

Speech Bubbles Holiday Program  (ages 4-6)

Join us for just one session or all three! Our Speech Bubbles Holiday Program is aimed at children 4-6 and introduces performance skills, storytelling and imaginative play. Each of the three sessions has a theme. Children are welcome to come dressed up in fancy dress according to theme if they wish, but this is not compulsory. Children should wear clothing that allows them to move around freely.

Session 1 – 9.30am – 10.30am
Save The Day: Perform Australia’s mini-superheros work together to save the world!

Session 2 – 10.45am – 11.45am
Move It: Wriggle, jiggle and move your body every which way, use it to make pictures and tell stories.

Session 3 – 12.15pm – 1.15pm
Around The World: Bring fun stories to life from around the world!

WHEN: Thursday 9 January 2020
WHERE: Perform Australia Studios, 11 Whyalla St, Fyshwick
COST: $25 per session
(Children who stay for two or more sessions will have a morning tea and lunch break. Please pack healthy snacks, lunch and water.)

Three – Day Drama Workshop – Fyshwick & Gungahlin  (ages 7-12)

Whether you’re new to drama or already know you love it, this three day workshop is a great way to develop your acting skills, your team skills and your self-confidence! Play drama games, work with scripts, improvise and perform for family and friends on the last day!

Fyshwick: Monday 6 – Wednesday 8 January, 9am-3pm each day
Gungahlin: Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 January, 9am-3pm each day

Fyshwick: Perform Australia studios, 11 Whyalla St, Fyshwick.
Gungahlin: Salvation Army Church Hall, 104 The Valley Ave, Gungahlin.

COST: $220

Two-day Musical Theatre Program (ages 9-14)

Join this two-day workshop and sing, dance and act all-day! You’ll have fun learning some songs from the musical theatre tradition, as well as some dance routines, which you’ll perform for family and friends on Day 2.

WHEN: Thursday 9 – Friday 10 January, 9am-3pm each day
WHERE: Perform Australia Studios, 11 Whyalla St, Fyshwick ACT
COST: $150

Three-day Shakespeare Spectacular Program (ages 10-14)

Discover Shakespeare – explore and perform his awesome stories, unravel the language and find out what all the hype is about! Through drama games, acting technique, script work and performance, you’ll start to open up a practical understanding of the great ‘Bard’ and his work.
Great for lovers of acting as well as those completely new to it.

WHEN: Tuesday 21 – Thursday 23 January, 9am-3pm each day
WHERE: Perform Australia Studios, 11 Whyalla St, Fyshwick
COST: $220

Team Screen (ages 14-17)

Three days of acting and filmmaking in our newest holiday program ‘Team Screen’!… You’ll discover what happens behind the scenes on a film plus develop your acting skills to perform in front of the camera.

You’ll receive a script and work on it with other actors and your tutor. Then you’ll shoot the film and after the workshop you’ll get a copy of your work to download and keep.

This class is a great introduction to acting for screen, plus there’ll be a host of fun drama games and activities to support your learning.

Wednesday 15 – Friday 17 January, 9am to 3pm each day
Perform Australia Studios, 11 Whyalla St, Fyshwick
$350 (includes edited film)
​Numbers are limited to 16 students – please book quickly to ensure your place!


Classes are suitable for kids aged 4-17 years – Check the class details for the appropriate class


Perform Australia, 11 Whyalla Street, Fyshwick, ACT

Salvation Army Church Hall, 104 The Valley Ave, Gungahlin, ACT


Jan 06 2020 - Jan 22 2020


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