Youth drama program: the actor's playground

Course summary

Looking for great drama program for your teen?

Drama and acting can provide students with a range of valuable skills and experiences that can benefit them both personally and professionally. Whether they pursue a career in the arts or not, the skills and experiences gained through drama and acting can be applied to a range of other fields and contexts

This fun and unique 8 week youth program covers the following topics on a week by week basis:

Week 1: Introduction to Theatre Sports and Improvisation – What is theatre sports, the basics of improvisation and warm-up exercises and games.

Week 2: Character Building – how to create believable and interesting characters, exploration of physicality and vocal range and characterisation exercises.

Week 3: Storytelling – the elements of storytelling, how to develop a plot and structure and creating engaging storylines.

Week 4: Scene Work – developing the ability to create and sustain scenes, the importance of listening and reacting, the art of building tension and conflict.

Week 5: Monologues – crafting a monologue that is engaging and memorable, how to connect with the audience and techniques for making your performance stand out.

Week 6: Comedy and Timing –  the importance of timing in comedy, how to create comedic moments and exercises for developing comedic timing.

Week 7: Physicality and Movement –  exploration of physical theatre techniques, understanding and using the body as an instrument and creating visual storytelling.

Week 8: Improv Games and Formats – different types of improv games and formats, advanced improv techniques and exercises, how to build on ideas and collaborate with others.

Kosta is very flexible and this outline can be adapted to suit the needs and goals of the students.

Suitable for high school aged children.

What you will get

  • improved communication skills
  • increased self-confidence
  • creative expression
  • empathy and emotional intelligence
  • collaboration and teamwork
  • cultural awareness

About the tutor

Kosta Loe, a multi-talented creative with a passion for photography, video marketing, acting, and drama.

As a college arts captain, Kosta inspired others to embrace their creative side and express themselves to their highest ability. He won numerous awards and scholarships for his passion towards the arts, including holding short film festivals and events.

Kosta’s desire to inspire others to be their best selves and express themselves creatively led him to run drama workshops during lunchtimes at his high school.

Course cost

COST: $230.00

Class availability: 15 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Thursday 4 May
6.00pm – 8.00pm (8 sessions)

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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Call 9687 1560 during office hours and have your credit card details ready. We accept MasterCard and Visa.

In person

Come to YCC at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during office hours to enquire or enrol and pay in person.