Drama classes in Melbourne
We run classes across Metro Melbourne for all ages, for after school and weekend and school holidays classes, read a little about what we do and find a class that’s right for you.
For our Incursion programs which we run for all ages, from the little bubs through to high school, see our Incursion page for what might work for your center or school.
What to expect in our classes
Our drama programs are designed to provide both young children through to teens and adults the opportunity to explore our imaginations and expand creatively.
They are led by friendly, inviting teachers who will lead with gentle encouragement and develop their talents.
As parents we love seeing our children become confident happy human beings and drama is a great way for them to develop new skills and boost their self-confidence.
Your child can expect to have a blast and get plenty of opportunities for developing motor skills in an encouraging environment.
Drama classes gives them a chance to focus on their strengths and passions over and above the standard school subjects. They can help children improve their social skills, develop their interests, and inspire them to try new things.
Our classes, really do tick all the boxes!
What we offer
Classes, School Holidays, Incursions and Parties
Each of the programs we offer are differentiated to ensure that all activities are just right for each child’s developmental stage, our teachers will do their best to make sure that your child is in the right class, and that they are happy and making progress.
You can start your journey with us in the early years and keep going for as long as you like, with each class introducing new and exciting opportunities and working towards performances which leave us with long lasting memories and pride and confidence in our achievements.
Click on the age you are looking for, for more videos and information on what we do in class.
Our current classes
Our classes are run by professional artists who provide a safe, nurturing place to play an be creative, when we unleash this, there is a whole world of possibilities we are open to and our confidence can soar.
Our classes are currently based in Bayside and Port Phillip, they run in term times and we work towards performance outcomes.
Classes currently running are in Port Melbourne, Ripponlea, Elwood, Brighton and South Caulfield. We are often launching new classes, so if you can’t see the right fit for you here, enquire with us to see what we can do for you.
Our regular sessions open the Drama Box each week and the children go on exciting adventures with music, dance and drama of course, following different themes and stories each week, developing confidence and key motor skills through creative learning.
We have a wide range of themed sessions to allow a new adventure each week, across a 2-year program.
20 – 45-minute sessions
Drama Seeds 4-7 years
1 hour Classes
These sessions introduce further roleplay, drama games, improvisation, and the skills needed to successfully create work and practice our performance skills.
We nurture the creative ideas and guide our students to discover their talents, grow in confidence and make new friends.
Drama Buds 8-12 years
1.5 Hour Classes
These sessions, advance on our devising skills and the ability to independently create performance work from original ideas. Working off themes and structures, the importance of collaboration is a key focus, whilst still nurturing creativity.
Scripts and texts are introduced here to inspire and learn from the great artists past and present.
Students discover the characters, and roles they like to play, from acting, directing and writing to create.
Drama Stars 13-17 years
2 Hour Classes
In these sessions, we refine our actor approaches and techniques, looking at skills for both stage and screen, working on audition technique, how to take direction, and the key to being an open minded, confident, creative actor.
We will often work towards showcases of either scene work, monologues, or devised pieces throughout a year.
Adult Drama 18+
Open to all, this is the perfect place to come and play, no matter if it’s your first time, or returning to the arts.
We still learn through play and may need to be reminded of how to do this, so unleashing the creativity is key here, in a safe place to explore and learn.
We focus on exploring characters and defining the roles you want to play, the skills you want to advance on, and finding out what is unique to you, that is going to make you stand out as a performer. The more experienced we become, our confidence soars and this reflects in our performance work., and this happens in a nurturing environment.
Other fun programs we offer
School Holiday Programs
Each school holiday we run drama programs for ages 4 – 11 and 12 – 17.
These are 3-day sessions, with a single day available, however, on the final day, we take our creative process and refine it to finish with a finale performance!
Our day is filled with drama games exploring a story or theme, improvisations, roleplay and for the younger ones, we offer a chance to get crafty and draw, paint and create, relating to the theme or story. With costumes and props and a chance to make your own, these sessions create a beautiful bonding place for groups to work together, have fun and perform!
Immerse offers Drama parties for children aged 0-7.
We come to you! Let us come and run the show.
We get your child’s imagination running wild with our themed birthday party packages that include music, dance and drama.
We have themed sessions to choose from and bring our backdrop curtain for photo fun and heaps of add on extras.
We can tailor the party to your needs, just let us know and we will design something special for you.
Find something that works for you
If you have not found what you’re looking for, or a class in your area, feel free to get in touch, we can run community classes for home schooling groups, or we can contact schools to see if we can run trials classes or local spaces and start a new class just for you!
As long as we have a few to come and try, we will always try our best to deliver drama for those who are showing an interest, as we just love fulfilling that creative gap!