Category Archives: Concert

2017 Annual Concert Wrap Up

The Speak Up 2018 Concert was an outstanding affair of colour, creativity, collaboration and confidence! The pieces see on stage were all written by A. A. Milne and we adapted them into a beautifully narrated story with poems and songs woven throughout. Our amazing individual Speech and Drama students performed prose stories from Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner to tell

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Tips for learning lines!

Here are a few tips to help you learn your lines for a play, poem, or script off-by-heart! Read your lines out loud! By saying your lines aloud it will help you remember them. Ask mum or dad to help you! Having your parents practice with you will mean someone else can prompt or cue you if you miss a line. Morning and night!

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Concert Costumes!

The Speak Up team are currently busy as bees designing and creating all of the costumes and props for our upcoming “Stuff & Nonsense” concert! With such ridiculous poems and plays, creating the costumes this year has been a lot of fun for the team. Our concert this year is split into themed sections and each section has been designated a certain colour. All of

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“Too Many Dave’s” by Dr Seuss

Today we would like to share with you one of the amazing Dr Seuss scripts that will be part of our concert. This story is about Mrs McCave who was very silly and named all of son’s Dave, and that wasn’t a smart thing to do….  


Annual Concert Information and Newsletter

We’re getting very excited about our Annual Concert on the Saturday 5th December at La Boîte Theatre in Kelvin Grove. We know this concert will be a fantastic experience for all our kids, and we can’t wait to see them all performing on stage. The studio has been divided into two groups who will be performing identical shows. Performance Groups Performance Group 1 Performance

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“And to think that I saw it on Mulberry street”

This fabulous story was Dr Seuss’s first children’s book. The book was published in 1937, and with its adventurous story line still keeps children enthralled today! This wonderful story will be part of our upcoming Dr Seuss concert on 5th December this year. But before our students perform this piece for you, download your copy and read about how Marco makes up a fulfilled

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“Gertrude McFuzz” by Dr Seuss

Today we would like to share with you one of the amazing Dr Seuss scripts that will be part of our concert. This story is about a sad little bird called Gertrude, who only has one tail feather but dreams of having more!  


Typing the Scripts

Over the past few weeks we have spent a lot of time turning Dr Seuss’ poems into plays. Dividing up parts, thinking about blocking the scripts, and assigning scripts to classes. We have finally narrowed down our short list to our concert lost, which includes: The Big Brag The Zax The Sneetches There’s a Wocket in my Pocket Gertrude McFuzz The Grinch Green Eggs

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Selecting the Pieces

Today is the day we go through all our Seuss books and type up all the stories and poems to be divided into scripts! Even though the texts might be available online, the typing process is valuable as it allows us to focus on each of the lines and consider how they might be divided up for our students to perform! 27 scripts to

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