The programme is backed up by supporting research, conducted by Masters of Theatre, and is designed as both an educational and mental wellbeing programme.
Successfully running in organisations, schools and businesses across the south, Confidence through Drama comes as a programme bringing skills for communication, socialisation, mental well-being and confidence. This is taught through drama practises with focus on trust and exploration.
Whether it's working with digital art, voice work, creative writing; Confidence through Drama aims to allow participants to explore the therapeutic aspects of drama and home in on personal growth.
Carley Williams and Stevie Williams, co-founders of Stand Tall Theatre, are the lead practitioners for CTD. Both Carley and Stevie hold an MA in Theatre, with focus on art as well-being, and have completed their Discover and Explore Arts Award training.
My daughter attended the weekly drama group run by Carley and Steve and absolutely loved it. It was very heartwarming to see her confidence coming out and getting stronger and stronger. She loved the group and both Carley and Steve are great at what they do, definitely recommend them. Sadly my daughter had to leave when further school commitments took over.
I did a weeks worth of work experience with them and I loved it! I learnt loads of new drama skills and games, got to interact with children of all ages and understand the planning the goes into their sessions! Thank you for the opportunity!
My daughter started the drama group and also the singing lessons in September at Julies dance in sholing, she absolutely loves it the amount her confidence has grown is amazing and as her parent it makes me smile to know she's doing something that she really enjoys yet is also helping her to grow as a child, Carley and Stevie have been very professional yet also very caring with my daughter, so thank you to them and I would honestly recommend the groups to anyone x
''Several students were lucky enough to be given the wonderful opportunity to engage in the drama workshop ... students were quickly put at ease and engaged right at the beginning'' - Highcliffe School, Dorset
''Students commented on how the workshop activities really helped improve their self-esteem and overcome their shyness which they feel will really help them in the future'' - Highcliffe School, Dorset
''A rich and valuable experience from two very professional, friendly and personable members of Stand Tall Theatre'' - Highcliffe School, Dorset