Lights, camera, action! Whether it is serious, humorous or ancient, under the spell of a fascinating drama or a play, we may forget ourselves for a while and enter the lives of the characters. From the challenges of rehearsals to overcoming stage-fright, each step in the journey of acting can push a child to become a stronger, self-reliant and confident individual. Have you been looking for refreshing and creative drama classes that your kids and teens will absolutely love? Look no further — here are some of the best drama centers offering a variety of drama programs in Kuala Lumpur!
Want your child to gain confidence, learn self-creative expression, and have a whale of a good time? Experience the magic of the performing arts at The Actors Studio as they conduct performance training and theatre workshops. For the little stars who have a love and flair for writing, this school also offers poetry workshops to nurture and develop their writing, public speaking, and imagination through the exciting competitive world of poetry slam. With 7 venues, hundreds of award-winning productions later, it has presented almost 600 productions and over a million people have passed through the doors of its theatres.
The Actors Studio, KLPAC, Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, Off Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 51100, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, +603 4047 9013, www.theactorsstudio.com.my
Gear up the kiddos for a range of specially-designed Speech and Drama Programmes and watch them master techniques and skills necessary for effective communication while loving every minute of learning! Kids will get to experience the different and exciting medium of drama tools such as poetry, theatre, mime, puppetry, role-play, masks, story-telling, reading aloud and creative writing, creating an environment that promotes the use of imagination and creativity, and enjoyment of rhythm, sound, and language. Did you know that their programs can not only prepare your child's life-long confidence and resilience but also for the Trinity College London Speech Communication Arts syllabus? Register today!
With over 38 years of reputation for high-quality education and teaching excellence, Lorna Whiston has multiple locations across Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. They offer a range of Speech and Drama programs for students of various levels and ages covering four main skills areas: vocal and physical development, communication, fluency, and presentation. Through active participation, kids will be given the opportunity to participate in a variety of age-appropriate activities, including drama games, discussions, movement and voice exercises, improvisations, play building, and performances.
Comprising of weekly sessions, BluBricks Speech & Drama classes offer games, teamwork, and sessions that allow kids to read out loud, explore different characters, and discover how to perform in front of a crowd! By using their voices and bodies as tools of communications, students also learn how to take the lead. Plus, kids are highly encouraged to exercise their creative initiative and reach beyond by learning about specific topics and improving vocabulary - all while playing different characters of drama, comedy, and fantasy!
BluBricks, 2A-3, Jalan PJU 5/17, Dataran Sunway Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6012 3709220, www.blubricks.com
At Broadway Academy, everyone deserves that spotlight on the stage, the knowledge to feel good and to be able to express yourself. They groom students and amateur performers to be at par with performance artists and creative teams in America and the rest of the world with their team of experienced professional creative team members and a panel of academicians. Enroll the kiddos in their Children's Theater Speech & Drama and be trained in voice articulation, diction, tone, voicing, projection, expression, and voice control to help develop good speaking skills through acting. They also offer Elementary Musical Theater classes to enhance the acting, singing and dancing skills of the little stars— all in 1 course.
B-3-27 Dataran Cascades, No.13A Jalan PJU5/1, Kota Damansara PJU5, Petaling Jaya, 47810 Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7610 0879, www.broadwayacademy.com.my
Stage 69 Productions, www.stage69productions.com
British Academy of Performing Arts, www.bapa.asia
The Temple of Fine Arts, www.tfa.org.my
Enfiniti Academy, www.enfinitiacademy.com
Newman Drama, www.newmandrama.com.my
British Council Malaysia, www.britishcouncil.my
Pyjama Drama, www.pyjamadrama.com/malaysia
Lara’s Place, www.larasplace.my
Musica Drama School, musicaacademy.org/drama.html
In-Kids Pre School, www.in-kids.com
English Today, www.englishtoday.com.my