Drama

Students work on their acting skills through various exercises, monologues, duologues, poems, scene study, etc. and work on play and character analysis.

About the Course

Students work on their acting skills through various exercises, monologues, duologues, poems, scene study, etc. and work on play and character analysis. Assigned piece(s) must be memorized. Students will get to perform their piece(s) at the end of the set class period. Students must bring a notebook, pencil and eraser.

In each quarter, students work on certain areas of Drama Studies:

  • Quarter 1: Monologue Study
  • Quarter 2: Dialogue Study
  • Quarter 3: Story Telling and Improvisation
  • Quarter 4: Scene Study

The students do warm-up, improvisation, and characterization exercises. In a 10-class period, students must bring in at least 3 selections, that they would like to work on from a specified study area for the quarter.

Upcoming Batch(es)

Who can Join

Age groups:
 7+ Years


Available Modes
Group (5:1)


Genre: Drama


Drama Repertoire

  • Quarter 1: Monologue – Contemporary Period
  • Quarter 2: Dialogue – Contemporary Period
  • Quarter 3: Improvise On the Spot
  • Quarter 4: Scene – Themed and Suggested by the Instructor

Students individually perform 1 piece that they have worked on during the quarter, at the end of each quarter. Students are additionally provided other platforms to perform. Additionally, OVIMA Global has numerous performing platforms it has made available to students to promote our constant effort in developing CONFIDENCE & SELF-EXPRESSION in students.


PERFORMING OPPORTUNITIES

In-class Performances (Non-Performance Quarter):
The 1st and 3rd Quarters are Non-Performance Quarters (Students perform in an In-Class Performance-Not Open to Parents and Public, ONLY to students).

Quarterly Jam Sessions
This is a platform made available for students to come together with whatever they want to sing or perform. They do not have to memorize their music for these Jam Sessions. Performance in these Jam Sessions is NOT MANDATORY but students are encouraged to participate.

Upcoming Batch(es)

Recital Performance (Performance Quarter):
The 2nd and 4th Quarters are Performance Quarters (Students perform in a Recital Performance – Open to Parents and Public).

Quarterly Seasonal Concerts
Students would prepare a song or piece per the Seasonal Theme Bollywood Style, and would have the opportunity of working with the instructor just once. This means that the student MUST come prepared knowing the tune of the song and lyrics from memory or knowing the piece completely in the case of instrumentalists. This again is NOT MANDATORY, but students are encouraged to participate.

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

Attendance:
If a student wants to be successful, then he/she must attend their classes regularly as participation and practice are two major components for success. Students / parents are required to notify OVIMA Global and the instructor in advance of any absences. For Sing for Fun Classes there is just one day in the Quarter assigned for Make Up Classes. Students are NOT PERMITTED to miss more than ONE class in the Quarter. If a student is missing a class the OVIMA office must be informed 24 hours in advance. 

Equipments needed:

  • Laptop / Desktop preferably NOT ipad, tablet, phone
  • Good Broadband Connection
  • Have the Zoom app downloaded to their computer
  • Microphone, Headphones, Amp.
  • Bluetooth speaker or / and additional device to play a track on
Upcoming Batch(es)

Practice:
Students MUST put in at least 30 mins of practice daily to see the difference from one week to the next. Additionally they are required to send in Practice Videos on the WhatSapp Group Chats so that instructors are able to guide them and constantly monitor their progress in as well as out of the classroom. All students must fill out the Practice Google Sheet shared with all students at the beginning of the quarter. Additionally, all students must fill out their Goals Sheet also shared with them at the beginning of the Quarter.

Materials:

  • Students MUST bring all materials, books to class.
  • Students are responsible for buying their own books suggested by the teacher.

UPCOMING BATCHES

Name
of Class
Day
of Class
Starting
Date
Time
of Class
Time
Zone
Type
Of Class
Age
Group
Number of
Classes
Price
of Package
Register
for Class
DramaThursday14th Jan3:30 pm-4:25 pmPacific TimeWeekly Class7+ years10 Classes USD 180Register Now
DramaSunday17thJan2:00 pm-2:55 pmIndian TimeWeekly Class7+ years10 Classes INR 9000Register Now

Class Components

– Act from Within
– Character Building & Analysis
– Develop Stage Presence
– Tools to Build Confidence and Self-Expression
– Learn to Connect With Your Audience

Takeaways

– Build Confidence and Self-Expression
– Be the Character!
– Acting & Speaking through the Text
– Develop Stage Presence
– Believe in Yourself!

Other Areas to Study

If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract

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