DDA’s Drama Program is offered in Summer and Fall. The fall program runs in two sessions. Session one typically run from September through December, ending with a Christmas performance. Session two typically runs from February through June, with a performance in our year end recital.
Intro To Drama For Ages 5-7
Explore the creative side with game-based learning crafted to make your child a more confident kid both onstage and off! Students will work on a variety of theatre scenes and improvisational exercises while beginning a working knowledge of theatre vocabulary and acting techniques. This class is designed for optimal fun and artistic empowerment!
INTRO TO MUSICAL THEATRE For ages 8-12
Explore some of the most famous musical theatre characters in this new class where performers utilize improvisation, physical and vocal techniques to create fun and memorable stage personalities! Students will memorize, rehearse and perform exciting Broadway selections all year long. Expect to combine your dancing talents with vocals and acting fierce enough for a standing ovation!
TEEN ACTING PROGRAM For ages 13 and up
Strengthen your improvisation and performance techniques in this exciting new travel program! Participants in this class will work on scenes from Broadway, Off-Broadway, Film, TV and Commercials. The Travel Teen Acting Program will showcase their work in several small community performances that will be announced at a later date. Participants in this program will also learn about audition etiquette in professional settings and be introduced to the variety of roles artists and administrators hold in the field of professional theatre.