NAC-AEP Programme Details


Programme ID: AEP0518765

Junior Actors (formerly Acting for Beginners)


Overview of Workshop

This workshop teaches the basics of acting and the positive attitude needed to work as a team. Through collaborative learning, students will be given plenty of opportunities to develop their acting skills while working toward a simple performance.

Course Objective

The students become competent in developing character(s) for a simple performance, either individually or as a group while demonstrating a good sense of self-­awareness, a sound moral compass, and the necessary skills and knowledge to take on challenges during the collaborative learning process.


By the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

(Knowledge Objectives)
LO1. Explain different points of view e.g. character and character/character and audience etc
LO2. Explain the different roles in the theatre e.g. director/playwright/stage manager
LO3. Explain and execute theatre etiquette

(Skills Objectives)
LO4. Use the body, gestures and movement to create meaning, develop characters and to express feelings
LO5. Project and control volume
LO6. Creatively use voice to develop characters and to express feelings LO7. Use props, costume and set confidently and creatively.
LO8. Demonstrate an awareness of audience, and visually pleasing blocking and movement on stage
LO9. Develop confidence as a performer and an individual
LO10. Suspend disbelief by staying focused whilst performing and maintaining character consistency

(Social Emotional Objectives ­ 21st Century Competencies)
LO11. Respect self and others (self­awareness, self­management and social awareness)
LO12. Contribute relevant and thoughtful ideas.
LO13. Work successfully as part of a team and use effective language in order to do so (relationship management and responsible decision­making) LO14. Actively participate in a consistent and constructive manner.


Classroom or Studio

Pri - Lower / Pri - Upper


1­ to 2

10 to 15 Session(s)
60 to 90 minutes per Session

15 to 30

/ Whiteboard

- COST -

$7.50 to $10 per Hour per Hour

$150/trainer/hour (GST applicable)
The school will be responsible for additional performance­based cost (e.g. costume, set and props).

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2022 until 31 December 2022.


- ABA Productions Pte Ltd -

Deborah Hoon