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Musical Production: Seussical the Musical!

In the second week of the January holiday workshops of 2018, Speak Up Studio will be hosting a musical production of “Seussical the Musical”! Seussical is part of our Born to Perform holiday program. It’s a week-long workshop, with rehearsals held each day for an entire week. We will be holding a group audition for parts on Thursday 7th December from 4.00pm – 6.00pm at the Red Hill Studio. This is

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5 Tips for Creating Amazing Halloween Costumes

We love creating costumes for our students, so as we head towards Halloween we thought we would share our expert costume making tips with you! It’s easy to create simple, effective and inexpensive costumes with a little know-how. 1. Keep it simple The simplest ideas are usually the best! A white shirt, a black tie and a Kmart cape were all we needed to

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September Workshop Wrap Up 2017

Our September Holiday Workshops were a blast! From dance and drama to science and craft, there was something for everyone. Thank you to all the creative kids who came along. We hope they all enjoyed the fun! Here’s a snapshot of what we got up to. Week One – Red Hill Week one was held at the Red Hill Studio. The week started with a

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A prose excerpt from “Winnie the Pooh” by A.A. Milne

This week we would like to share with one of our favourite sections of prose form A.A.Milne. In our concert this year our private students will be developing the prose from Milne’s books as the storytelling element of the show! from the chapter “In Which Piglet Meets A Heffalump” Some hours later, just as the night was beginning to steal away, Pooh woke up

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A few of our Favourite Poems from A.A. Milne…

from “The Four Friends” Ernest was an elephant, a great big fellow, Leonard was a lion with a six foot tail, George was a goat, and his beard was yellow, And James was a very small snail… from “Buckingham Palace” They’re changing guard at Buckingham Palace – Christopher Robin went down with Alice. “Do you think the King knows all about me?” “Sure to,

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I Just Can’t Wait to be King!

Today we would like to share with you one of the songs from our Discobees/Discoboxes unit this term, The Lion King. This song, “I Just Can’t Wait to be King”, has been so fun to teach and is a great song to practice at home!    

I went to the Animal Fair

  Today we would like to share with you one of the poems from our Chatterbugs unit this term, Puppets. This poem, “I Went to the Animal Fair”, is a fantastic poem for students to perform as a poem or a song!    

The Dinosaur Rap

  Today we would like to share with you one of the warm ups from our Chatterbees unit this term, Amazing Creature. This poem, “Dinosaur Rap” by John Foster, is a fantastic poem for students to perform individually or as a group! Dinosaur Rap

Free Trial Classes Term 3, 2016

At the end of term 3, Speak Up Studio will be holding free trial lessons for any students that would like to come along and try out Speech and Drama or Musical Theatre! If your students needs a little bit of support with speaking up, confidence, or would like to learn some wonderful acting and performing skills, then register them for a free trial lesson

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Term Two, 2016 Newsletter for Current Families

Dear parents and caregivers, We hope you’ve had a fun and restful holiday. We’ve been as bees at Speak Up these holidays, and today is the last day of our (fully booked) school holiday workshop series. We’ve sung, we’ve danced, we’ve made fairy flower crowns and we’ve even trained some young Jedi! We’re getting ready to commence our term two classes. Classes will start

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