Speech & Drama Programme 2021 by The Actors Studio Academy @klpac

What is it?
The semester-based, year-long programme introduces students to the magic of storytelling, exercising the imagination, performing for an audience in a group and by themselves, and aims to nurture every students’ sense of self, relations to one another and the world, and the expressions of the two through Speech & Drama.

Click here to download our latest brochure.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” – Albert Einstein

How does it work?
Speech & Drama @ TAS Academy is catered for students 7 – 18 years of age, with three semesters in a year. Our teachers and students will explore the evocative language and performance of poetry, dialogue and scenes, monologues and solos, song and music, movement and dance, creating their own work and appreciating the classics. Theatre games to build relationships between classmates, to encourage group play and self-confidence and awareness, is a fundamental pillar to our approach. We strive to create an environment that nourishes and encourages our innate creative potentials.

What about for returning students?
A returning student is one who has completed a full year with us at TAS Academy. Not only do returning students repeat, hone, and sharpen the fundamental skills introduced to them in their first year, but they will also be introduced to the more complex and challenging approaches and material of Speech and Drama. Our returning students have explored creating their own performances (devising theatre, creative writing), rehearsing and performing musical theatre (song, dance, acting), and have had opportunities to audition for TV and the stage.

“Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before.” – Gloria Steinem

What about this pandemic?
Having worked through the covid-19 pandemic of 2020, our teaching team is prepared and aim to work adaptively and flexibly. The syllabus and approach to our Speech & Drama Programme for 2021 is ready to be taught either online or in-person. We always aim to have classes face-to-face with the appropriate SOPs in place, but in the event of lockdowns, and safety concerns, lessons and classes will transition into the online space, to which our teaching team is prepared and have specifically designed their syllabus for.

I am interested! What are the dates?

Our courses run once a week on either Saturday or Sunday, your choice, for 10 weeks per semester. First year or new students have classes in the mornings; returning students have classes in the afternoons. Please find the details below.
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Day: Saturday
Sem 1: Feb 6, 20, 27 Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 Apr 10, 17 24
Sem 2: Jun 12, 19, 26 Jul 3, 10, 31 Aug 7, 14, 21, 28
Sem 3: Sep
25 Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov 6, 13, 20, 27

Day: Sunday
Sem 1: Feb
7, 21, 28 Mar 7, 14, 21, 28 Apr 11, 18, 25
Sem 2: Jun 13, 20, 27 Jul 4, 11 Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Sem 3: Sep
26 Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
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First Year Students (Morning)
Class Grouping and Time*:
Group A: 7 – 8 yrs @ 10.00am – 11.30am
Group B: 9 – 12 yrs @ 10.15am – 11.45am
Group C: 13 – 18 yrs @ 10.30am – 12.00pm
Course Fee: RM450 per semester
Registration Fee: RM50 (one time)

Returning Students (Afternoon)
Class Grouping and Time*:
Group D: 8 – 9 yrs @ 12.15pm – 1.45pm
Group E: 10 – 12 yrs @ 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Group F: 13 – 18 yrs @ 12.45pm – 2.15pm
Course Fee: RM500 per semester

*Timing subject to minor adjustments.

Early Bird Promo

RM50 registration fee waived
First 20 new students | VALID TILL 31 Jan

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How do I register and pay the fees?

You can find our registration page here. Upon successful registration, you will receive an email confirmation regarding payment. Once we have received your payment and registration form, if classes are online, we will provide students with the method to log into our virtual studios for their classes.

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Some frequently asked questions regarding the pandemic:

For Semester 1, will classes start online or face-to-face?
Semester 1 will begin online.

Will classes then move to in-person classes at klpac?
If/when the MCO is lifted, the number of cases are trending downwards, and we can conduct in-person classes within our premises safely, students will be notified at least 1-2 weeks in advance before we transition to physical classes.

How if I want to stay with my online classes even though we can go back to face-to-face classes?
Unfortunately, we do not yet have the capability to stream classes online whilst conducting classes in-person. Our Speech & Drama programme is first and foremost a physical, in-person programme, but due the pandemic, we have found ways to adapt and translate our work to the online space. If/when we can conduct classes face-to-face again, making that happen will be our priority, as we believe Speech & Drama education and learning really takes place and flourishes with being in the same space and environment together.

Have more questions or concerns? Do not hesitate in reaching out to us!
TAS Academy @ klpac | academy@klpac.org |
Tung Jit Yang, Creative Head | jit@theactorsstudio.com.my | 018 – 203 0121

Preschool Speech & Drama Programme 2021 by The Actors Studio Academy @ klpac

What is it?
The semester-based, year-long programme introduces students to the magic of storytelling, exercising the imagination, performing for an audience in a group and by themselves, and aims to nurture every students’ sense of self, relations to one another and the world, and the expressions of the two through Speech & Drama.

Click here to download our latest brochure.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” – Albert Einstein

How does it work?
The preschool Speech & Drama @ TAS Academy programme is catered for students 3 – 6 years of age, with three semesters in a year. Our teachers and students will explore the evocative language and performance of poetry, dialogue and scenes, song and music, creative use of the body, even creating their own sketches and plays. Theatre games to build relationships between classmates, to encourage group play, self-confidence, and awareness, is a fundamental pillar to our approach. We strive to create an environment that nourishes and encourages our students’ innate creative potentials.

“Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before.” – Gloria Steinem

What about this pandemic?
Having worked through the covid-19 pandemic of 2020, our teaching team is prepared and aim to work adaptively and flexibly. The syllabus and approach to our Speech & Drama Programme for 2021 is ready to be taught either online or in-person. We always aim to have classes face-to-face with the appropriate SOPs in place, but in the event of lockdowns, and safety concerns, lessons and classes will transition into the online space, to which our teaching team is prepared and have specifically designed their syllabus for.

I am interested! What are the dates?

Our courses run once a week on either Saturday or Sunday, your choice, for 10 weeks per semester. Please find the details below.
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Day: Saturday
Sem 1: Feb 6, 20, 27 Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 Apr 10, 17 24
Sem 2: Jun 12, 19, 26 Jul 3, 10, 31 Aug 7, 14, 21, 28
Sem 3: Sep
25 Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov 6, 13, 20, 27

Day: Sunday
Sem 1: Feb
7, 21, 28 Mar 7, 14, 21, 28 Apr 11, 18, 25
Sem 2: Jun 13, 20, 27 Jul 4, 11 Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Sem 3: Sep
26 Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Nov 7, 14, 21, 28

Class Grouping and Time:
Group A: 3 – 4 yrs @ 9.45am – 10.45am
Group B: 5 – 6 yrs @ 11.00am – 12pm
Group C: 6 yrs @ 1pm – 2pm

Course Fee: RM300 per semester
Registration Fee (new students only): RM50

*Timing subject to minor adjustments.

Early Bird Promo

RM50 registration fee waived
First 20 new students | VALID TILL 31 Jan

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How do I register and pay the fees?

You can find our registration page here. Upon successful registration, you will receive an email confirmation regarding payment. Once we have received your payment and registration form, if classes are online, we will provide students with the method to log into our virtual studios for their classes.

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Some frequently asked questions regarding the pandemic:

For Semester 1, will classes start online or face-to-face?
Semester 1 will begin online.

Will classes then move to in-person classes at klpac?

If/when the MCO is lifted, the number of cases is trending downwards, and we can conduct in-person classes within our premises safely, students will be notified at least 1-2 weeks in advance before we transition to physical classes.

How if I want to stay with my online classes even though we can go back to face-to-face classes?
Unfortunately, we do not yet have the capability to stream classes online whilst conducting classes in-person. Our Speech & Drama programme is first and foremost a physical, in-person programme, but due the pandemic, we have found ways to adapt and translate our work to the online space. If/when we can conduct classes face-to-face again, making that happen will be our priority, as we believe Speech & Drama education and learning really takes place and flourishes with being in the same space and environment together.

Have more questions or concerns? Do not hesitate in reaching out to us!
TAS Academy @ klpac | academy@klpac.org |
Tung Jit Yang, Creative Head | jit@theactorsstudio.com.my | 018 – 203 0121

And we’re back!

To start off 2021, TAS Academy @ klpac is offering online Speech and Drama Programs for the final week of the School Holidays!

Whether or you are new to the performing arts or have taken our courses before, we have 3 specialized programs for students ages 4 – 18 years of age.

How will it work? All programs will take place in the digital space. Students will be given Zoom links to follow upon registration for their given class dates and times. Our teachers have crafted the syllabus and program for the online medium to best nurture and educate students and their creative potentials.

Is this part of our annual year-long Speech and Drama Program? This is an addition to our Speech and Drama Program! Our regular programming will be open for registration very soon (Jan for Feb 2021). Keep a lookout for it!

Our School Holiday Programs below:

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“MAGIC!” with Teacher Vicky Ang

What is it about? A creative 5-day thematic journey (MAGIC!) of exploring various drama and English learning concepts such as pantomiming, poetry appreciation, basic acting skills, reading with expression, play script writing workshop, among others.
Age group: 4 – 6 years old
Class size*: 5 students minimum
Dates (Time): 13 Jan 2021, Wed – 17 Jan 2021, Sunday @ 10.30AM – 12.00PM
Total hours: 7.5 hours
Price: RM280
*If student numbers are not met, the program may not commence. No payment required until first day of program.
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“Storytelling for Little Storytellers” with Teacher Adam Hamizan

What is it about? Students will be taken through an A-Z course on the basics of storytelling. From the types of stories told, to how to express it in writing, and finally telling and bringing to life these brilliant new stories.
Age group: 7 – 12 years old
Class size*:
5 students min – 10 students max
Dates (Time): 13 Jan 2021, Wed – 17 Jan 2021, Sunday @ 11.00AM – 1.00PM
Total hours: 10 hours
Price: RM300
*If student numbers are not met, the program may not commence. No payment required until first day of program.

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 “Monologue Magic” with Teacher Phraveen Arikiah

What is it about?
Students will explore the many marvellous sides of monologues in theatre with Teacher Veen, as we journey through the process of creating and virtually staging and presenting a monologue within the span of 5 days!
Age group:
13 – 18 years old
Class size*: 5 students min – 10 students max
Dates (Time):
13 Jan 2021, Wed – 17 Jan 2021, Sunday @ 11.00AM – 1.00PM
Total hours: 10 hours
Price:
RM300
*If student numbers are not met, the program may not commence. No payment required until first day of program.

Register here!