Performers

Our PERFORMERS classes are suitable for 5-18 year olds, all abilities and are divided into three age groups:

Ages 5-8 JUNIORS

Ages 9-11 INTERS

Ages 11-13 INTERS PLUS

Ages 13+   SENIORS

The classes focus on Acting, Singing and Dancing.

Performance OPPORTUNITIES

Students perform in one fully costumed and staged show Bi-anually. 

Students also perform in one fully costumed and staged showcase a year.

Students also take part in our Bi annual Pure Drama Theatre Craft exams.

Students also have the opportunity to take part in our play in a week Summer Schools.

Our Senior students have the opportunity to perform in our 'Curtain up' evenings three times a year.

Price

Our Performers sessions cost £7* a week (Paid Termly) with a 50% discount for siblings.

*We offer a discounted rate to the students of Avonwood Primary school. Contact Lizzie for more details.

Location

Our Performers sessions take place on the following days at the following locations;

MONDAYS

Corpus Christi Parish Centre, Southbourne

16:00 - 17:00 JUNIOR PERFORMERS 

17:00 - 18:00 INTERS PERFORMERS

18:00 - 19:00 INTERS PLUS PERFORMERS

 

St Christophers Church, Southbourne

16:00 - 17:00 JUNIOR PERFORMERS 

TUESDAYS

Stanpit Village Hall, Christchurch

16:15 - 17:15 JUNIOR PERFORMERS 

17:15 - 18:15 INTERS PERFORMERS

Uniform

Our Uniform consists of a PD T-shirt (£15) Black leggings/joggers and black Jazz shoes. These must be worn to every class

Hoodies, Sweatshirts and Jackets are optional (£25-£30)

Red Chairs

ACTORS

Our ACTORS classes are suitable for 5-18 year olds, all abilities and are divided into three age groups:

Ages 5-8 JUNIORS

Ages 9-11 INTERS

Ages 11-13 INTERS PLUS

Ages 13+   SENIORS

The classes focus on Acting.

Performance OPPORTUNITIES

Students perform in one fully costumed and staged show Bi-anually. 

Students also perform in one fully costumed and staged showcase a year.

Students also take part in our Bi annual Pure Drama Theatre Craft exams.

Students also have the opportunity to take part in our play in a week Summer Schools.

Our Senior students have the opportunity to perform in our 'Curtain up' evenings three times a year.

Our Senior students form our very popular 'Improv Squad' who perform at regular events.

Price

Our ACTORS  sessions cost £7* a week (Paid Termly) with a 50% discount for siblings.

*We offer a discounted rate to the students of Avonwood Primary school. Contact Lizzie for more details.

Location

Our ACTORS sessions take place on the following days at the following locations;

TUESDAYS

Corpus Christi Parish Centre, Southbourne

16:00 - 17:00 INTER ACTORS 

17:00 - 18:00 JUNIOR ACTORS

18:00 - 19:00 INTERS PLUS ACTORS

19:00-20:30  SENIOR ACTORS

 

WEDNESDAYS

Mudeford Wood Community Centre, Christchurch

16:15 - 17:15 JUNIOR ACTORS 

17:15 - 18:15 INTERS ACTORS

Uniform

Our Uniform consists of a PD T-shirt (£15) and Black leggings/joggers. These must be worn to every class

Hoodies, Sweatshirts and Jackets  are optional (£25-£30)

Red Chairs

lamda

LONDON ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMATIC ART Performance and Communication qualifications

PURE DRAMA is a registered LAMDA exam centre.

 

Our LAMDA classes are suitable for 4-18 year olds. The classes are taught privately or in small groups ( No more than 6 in a group) and are open to anyone looking to gain confidence, skills and experience in speech, communication and performance, or simply looking for a new challenge!

Whether you're interested in musical theatre, love to act, perform poetry or want to improve your public speaking skills; there is a LAMDA Qualification for you. Our registers are open all year round so you are welcome to join us whenever you'd like. 

LAMDA is an internationally recognised qualification and from Grade 6 onwards provides the leaner with UCAS points.

Attainment Level   LAMDA Grade 6    LAMDA Grade 7    LAMDA Grade 8

Distinction              12 points                   16 points                 24 points

 

Merit                        10 points                   14 points                16 points

Pass                         8 points                     12 points                 8 points

We are proud to say our LAMDA lessons;

  • Help the learner read easily, fluently and with understanding

  • Improve self- expression by expanding vocabulary

  • Improve confidence in speaking and listening

  • Encourages the learner to memorise and recall information

  • Encourages the learner to deliver persuasive formal presentations

  • Encourages the learner to work successfully  alone and in a team.

We offer the following examinations;

SOLO ACTING

Build communications and life skills while developing strong physical and vocal skills.

 

SOLO MUSICAL THEATRE

Enhance self-confidence by combining singing and acting to tell stories.

SOLO VERSE AND PROSE & SOLO PUBLIC SPEAKING

Develop a clear speaking voice, good body language and self confidence by exploring spoken language.

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

Our LAMDA Students are invited to perform in 3 Showcases a year

Our LAMDA students also compete in various Competitions and Festivals.

Pure Drama students have had great success at this festival, coming home with numerous places and trophies. Including The Junior Drama Champion, The Junior Speech Champion, The Constance Smart Award and The Donald Willoughby Award for most Outstanding competitor

PRICE

Our Private LAMDA sessions start from £15  (depending on the grade being taken) for 30 minutes a week (Paid Termly) 

LOCATION

Our LAMDA sessions take place on the following days at the following locations;

WEDNESDAYS

The Garden Room, Wych Hazel, Meon Road, BH7 6PW

15:15-22:00  Private LAMDA

THURSDAYS

The Garden Room, Wych Hazel, Meon Road, BH7 6PW

15:15-22:00  Private LAMDA

 

UNIFORM

The Uniform consists of a PD T-shirt (£15) Black leggings/joggers and trainers. These must be worn to all Festivals and Examinations.

Hoodies, Sweatshirts and Jackets are optional (£25-£30)