Speech and Drama at Downe House
Speech and Drama is a popular ‘extra’ subject at Downe House, with around three hundred girls electing to take lessons each year. Please refer to the link below – this booklet is designed to provide you with all the information you need to select the most appropriate lesson type for your daughter.
Over the course of a year, a girl can expect to experience the following elements in her lessons:
· Play reading
· Poetry reading
· Choral Speaking
· Theatre History
· Devised Drama
· Musical Theatre
· Mime and Physical Theatre
· Breath support and awareness
· Vocal development (ie: modulation, projection, resonance and articulation)
For more information, please contact the Head of Extra-Curricular Drama, Mrs Rebecca Watson.