5 tips to develop strong speaking skills

5 Tips to Develop Strong Speaking Skills in Your Child

1)  Listen to what your child is saying.  Children must feel that what they say is important.  Put down the paper, turn off the TV or car radio, and converse.  Knowing that you are listening to them will reinforce their confidence in speaking to you and to others. 2) Practice developing strong eye contact. Require […]

Drama classes help dispel stereotypes

Drama Kids Removes Common Negative Stereotypes about Children’s Drama Programs

Myth: The purpose of children’s drama is to entertain an audience. Fact: The purpose of children’s drama is for participants to develop speaking skills, acting skills, creative thinking, confidence and self esteem.   Myth: Drama requires repetitive memorization of lines. Fact: Creative, developmental drama uses new short plays and other drama activities each class.  The […]

Drama Kids protege Caden

Drama Kids protege Caden is on the road to stardom

Like a lot of children his age, 11-year-old Caden Denslow has big dreams of becoming a famous actor. But unlike those other kids, his aspirations of appearing on the big screen are already taking shape thanks in part to his experience as a Drama Kids student. [Read the rest of the article in PDF format by […]

Low Supply and HIGH DEMAND For Drama Related Activities in Schools = A Great Opportunity!

According to the US Department of Education’s 2012 study on the status of arts education, only 4% of elementary schools offer drama/theater programs. This is in sharp contrast to 83% of schools offering visual arts programs and 94% of schools offering music programs. Couple this with the fact that, according to The After School Alliance, […]

Drama Kids International Announces Recognition As Top Franchise Opportunity

Drama Kids International Announces Recognition As Top Franchise Opportunity Drama provider ranks among the best with Entrepreneur Magazine, America’s Best Franchises and Franchise Gator  Leesburg, VA , February 5, 2015  — Drama Kids International, the nation’s largest afterschool drama company announced today that, in addition to numerous other recent honors, it has just been named […]

Creative drama program builds kids’ confidence

There’s nothing wrong with being a little dramatic. At least not for the participants of Drama Kids of Kitsap, Edmonds and Shoreline, a new creative drama program for children that started this fall. Read the full story in PDF format by clicking here.