Course overview

This Performing Arts course is specifically tailored for adults with learning disabilities who are part of the Journey Enterprises Day Centre in the UK. Its primary aim is to nurture creativity and self-confidence, fostering the growth of imagination while enhancing speech, communication, and presentation skills. Through collaborative activities, it promotes teamwork, helping participants develop valuable social skills. The course provides a supportive and inclusive learning environment where learners can acquire new skills, gain knowledge, and deepen their personal insights. Ultimately, the holistic approach of this course not only nurtures artistic abilities but also contributes to improving the overall health and wellbeing of the participants.

Course description

This Performing Arts course is tailored for individuals with a keen interest in acting or those looking to boost their self-confidence through various acting techniques and improvisation. Throughout the program, participants will explore a range of text and scripts, improving their reading skills and gaining a deeper understanding of dramatic material.

The course places a strong emphasis on enhancing speech, vocabulary, vocal projection, and articulation, all vital components for effective communication and acting. Students will also witness an improvement in memory and concentration as they rehearse and perform lines, making them more adept at retaining information and staying focused.

Creativity will be nurtured through character development, mime skills, directing, choreography, and song and dance routines. This comprehensive approach ensures that learners explore various aspects of performing arts, gaining a well-rounded skill set.

Additionally, the course promotes teamwork as participants collaborate to produce a live performance for an audience. This collaborative aspect not only instils a sense of camaraderie but also showcases the culmination of their efforts, providing a platform for them to demonstrate their newfound skills and confidence on stage.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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