After-School Drama Club

Offer Drama Club at Your School!

Theatre Horizon Drama Club is a process-oriented after-school drama club in which students rehearse and perform a scripted play. Students in Drama Club learn the basics of stagecraft, self discipline and the importance of hard work, creativity and imaginative play, listening and observation skills, and self confidence. Our students enjoy the rewards that come with working together to achieve a common goal.

Did You Know?

  • After-school programs help improve school attendance.
  • Participation in drama improves reading comprehension, problem solving, and communication skills.
  • Students involved with drama programs outscore non-arts students on standardized tests.
  • 83% of parents want their children to participate in some form of drama program.*

*Source: National Assembly of State Art Agencies and the Arts Education Partnership, 2006

    DETAILS   

WHEN: Drama Club meets after school for approximately two hours one day a week for 17 sessions plus one performance. You choose the day of the week and time. Some clubs begin in the fall and others start in January.

WHERE: Club sessions are held in your school's auditorium or large multi-purpose room.

STUDENTS: Club is designed for students in grades 1st-6th, divided into age-matched groups. Club size is 12-22 students, led by two teaching artists.

TEACHERS: Our teachers are professional actors who have years of experience teaching youth and teens. All of our teaching artists have up-to-date Criminal Background Checks and Child Abuse History Clearances.

    COST   

$205/student. Discounts are available for select need-based schools. Call to discuss other pricing options.

"[The teachers] were full of energy, patience, and great ideas!" -Julie T., Ithan Elementary School PTO

"I loved that everyone was included and supported." -Mary Ellen M., Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish School Parent

"We were so impressed with the classes that we invited the teaching artists from Theatre Horizon back again this year. Our students were delighted with the acting and audition skills that they learned. Parents were so pleased that they have enrolled siblings in other Theatre Horizon classes. We are so happy that we can offer this to our students." -Jason Potten, Principal of Bala Cynwyd Middle School

For more information on offering a Theatre Horizon Drama Club at your school, contact Leigh Mallonee, Education Director, at leigh@theatrehorizon.org or 610-283-2230.