NAC-AEP Programme Details


Programme ID: AEP0518766

Stage Kids (formerly Pop Up Book: Bringing Literature to Life)


Overview of Workshop

This series of workshops explore an existing story using a variety of drama tools and mediums. The students will be transported into the world of the story using their physicality and imagination to create the characters and their surroundings. They will also get the opportunity to bring the story to life from page to stage.

Course Objective

Students will be taught about story structure, plot, content, language and themes in a fully practical and lively way. This workshop provides a new way of experiencing stories or texts students are already working on.


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

[Knowledge Objectives]
LO1. Develop an understanding of the setting of the story, locations and initial characters
LO2. Demonstrate understanding of a story through practical performance LO3. Develop an understanding of the setting of the story, locations and initial characters
LO4. Explain soundscape
LO5. Use subject specific vocabulary when talking about staging.

[Skills Objectives]
LO6. Improvise characters, environments, dialogue, and action, both individually and in groups.
LO7. Use sound to create dramatic moods and atmospheres
LO8. Demonstrate physical control and expression through character exercises, scene work, and performance
LO9. Control voice and movement to represent character
LO10. Create and justify characters and roles through literature and emotional responses

[Social Emotional Objectives ­ 21st Century Competencies]
LO11. Give constructive feedback
LO12. Appreciate different ideas and perspectives
LO13. Work successfully as part of a team and use effective language in order to do so (relationship management and responsible decision­making) LO14. Respect self and others through spatial awareness (self­awareness, self­management and social awareness)
LO15. Critically assess information options and make sound decisions (creative and inventive thinking)


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 shall be responsible for any 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