Free Drama Workshops for Schools

Help us reach our target in order to provide six free drama workshops for schools in Surrey this summer.

We did it!

On 26th Jun 2016 we successfully raised £30 with 3 supporters in 28 days

Who Are We

Established in 2015, BIG BOLD YOUTH  provides high quality, engaging and fun drama activities for 6-19-year-olds. At the same time, we want to ensure that our classes and workshops are affordable, making drama available to as many young people as possible.

Our teachers have trained at some of the country’s leading drama schools and are all working actors. This provides our students with the most up-to-date teaching possible. All our teachers are DBS checked and run activities according to our own structure, ensuring that a high-level of teaching is maintained across the board.

 

 

What Are We Doing

We want to run six free drama workshops at six different schools in Dorking, Surrey, both primary and secondary. Each workshop will last around three hours and will either be based on our own structure or will be created from scratch depending on a class' syllabus (i.e. based on the novel required for GCSE English). We use  a variety of games, improvisation, movement, music and text work to engage students in a more creative and active way.

 

Why Are We Doing It

Our aim is to provide affordable and accessible drama opportunities for young people. To do this we not only provide affordable weekly classes and holiday workshops, but we also feel that providing free drama education at schools is a must. With so much of today's education focused on results, we want young people to be able to experience drama on their feet without the need for a pen and paper. We're also aware of how tight school budgets are, which is why we are always searching for different ways to fund free school drama workshops. 

 

What Will The Money Be Used For

Surely drama workshops don't cost that much to run? Despite being seemingly simple, drama workshops actually cost a fair bit to run! Each three hour workshop costs approximately £165, which brings the total cost of six workshops to £990. Below are just a few ways in which your donation could help:

 

  • 2 x industry professional actors to lead the workshops
  • Supplies (incl. paper, pens, juggling balls, music, etc.)
  • Travel to each venue
  • Training
  • Research for customised workshops

 

Why is our target £1095, not £990? Unfortunately, with the fees from both Crowdfunder and our payment provider, we have to charge slightly more in order to reach our true target. Our aim for the future is to secure local funding in order to provide regular free workshops for schools. 

 

What You Get In Return

 Pledge £10

A thank you for believing in the project!

 

Pledge £20

A thank you for believing  in the project and a personal thank you from the team!

 

Pledge £50

A thank you for believing  in the project, a personal thank you from the team and your name on our website under Supporters for the next four months!

 

Pledge £100

 A thank you for believing  in the project, a personal thank you from the team, your name on our website under Main Supporters for the next four months, plus an invitation to nominate a school.

 

With your help, we can continue to provide free drama opportunities for young people. For more information on BIG BOLD YOUTH and what we do, please visit www.bigboldyouth.co.uk. Alternatively, you can call us on +44 (0) 20 3808 8125 or email us at enquiries@bigboldyouth.co.uk.


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