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Ten Tips for Show and Tell!

Pick something interesting. Make sure it is something that people will want to know more about and are able to hold or look at closely.
Make sure YOU are interested in the thing you’re going to be talking about. If you know lots about it, you will be able to tell your class all the things you know.

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Speak Up Kids in the Newspaper!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope – it’s 30 little superheros!

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Boredom Busters!

Try these great ideas for keeping the kids busy this holiday! Finger Puppet Gloves Get an old pair of gloves or a buy a cheap pair, then make each finger come alive! Use sequins, googly eyes, bits of old fabric, wool and a few dabs of glue to create five crazy characters. If your little ones want to mix and match, cut each of

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Graceville Students Get Creative

Speak Up Studio has been running the speech and drama program at Graceville State School for twelve months and is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 2013 fete!

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The Aliens Have Landed

by Kenn Nesbitt

The aliens have landed! It’s distressing, but they’re here.
They piloted their flying saucer through our atmosphere.
They landed like a meteor engulfed in smoke and flame….

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When Rattlesnakes wear Rollerskates

by Kenn Nesbitt

When rattlesnakes wear roller skates it’s quite a sight to see. They figure skate in figure eights enthusiastically….

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Term 2 Highlights

Our prep – grade 2 students have gone on amazing adventures with pirates and mermaids, and have created beautiful props to use for their end of term performances. Here are some of their amazing creations!


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Trial classes at the end of term 2!

Wondering what speech and drama is all about? Come and see for yourself at one of our upcoming free trial classes! Email cathy@speakupstudio.com.au and let us know which class you’ll be attending. See you there! Trial class dates term 2, 2013 Graceville State School – 17th June Prep – 2:  3pm – 3.30pm Grade 3- 7: 3.30pm  – 4pm Holy Family – 12th June

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Musical Theatre – Hakuna Matata

In term one we launched our brand new musical theatre program – the classes ran at a couple of schools and were a huge success! Here’s a video of our St Joseph’s girls rehearsing Hakuna Matata from the Lion King


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Free trial classes/ bring a friend day

  Have you been thinking about enrolling in one of our classe, but weren’t sure about committing for an entire term? Come along for free to class and see what we’re all about. We bet you’ll love it, just like these guys. (no need to register, just come along and we’ll grab your email on the day!)