KLPAC classes In March and April 2008

For those of you who are looking for some classes, look at what KLPAC has in store for you in March and April 2008.


Ages : 7-12 yrs old ( 2hours )

Time : 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Course fee: RM300 per semester

Registration: RM50

Ages : 3-6 yrs old ( 1hour )
Time : 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Course fee: RM250 per semester
Registration: RM50

Intake 3 ( Sunday )
1st Semester: Mar 23,30 April 6,13,20,27 May 4 & 11. (2.5 hours)
2nd Semester: June 15,22,29 July 6,13,20, 27 Aug 3,10 & 17 (2 hours)

A 2- Semester programme for children aged between 3 - 12yrs olds. Consists of a series of fun-filled, exploratory, theatre based activities and games to help participants’ self-development by tapping into their creativity. Appropriate for beginners and those who have participated in other workshops. The participants will do a presentation showcasing what they have learnt at the end of Semester 2.

Nala Nantha, has experience in teaching children, teenagers, adults, children with special needs and the deaf. Even appeared in tv programmes and had done some vo assignments.


Ages : 13-17 yrs old ( 2.5hours ) (Saturday)

Time : 2pm – 4:30pm

Date: Sem 1 : Jan 12,19,26 Feb 2,16,23 Mar 1,8,22,29

Sem 2 : Apr 12,19,26 May 3,11,17 Jun 14,21,28 July 5

Course fee: RM400 per semester

Registration: RM50

This programme encourages participants to respond to instructions, be participative, work in team and be focused. They are also encouraged to engage in discussion relating to their social concerns.

Kennie Dowle trained as an actor and a teacher at Bretton Hall (University College of Leeds). He was involved in KLPac’s past production such as Julius Caesar and Frankenstein In Love.


Ages : 7-12 yrs old ( 2hours ) (Saturday & Sunday)

Time : 4:30pm-6:30pm

Course fee: RM250

Date: Apr 12,13,19,20, 26, 27 May 3 & 4

Registration: RM50 (Min:10 Max: 50)

The workshop aims to teach children how tell stories using cartoons. Using books to inspire children to choose some characters and situations to draw using cartoon techniques. The process will explain how cartoons are made and give them the opportunity to create their own. Steps for 3 techniques:

- Thaumatrope: the wonder turner. Used to create illusions of motion.

- Phenakistiscope : the spinning disc mounted vertically on a handle.

- Flip book: is a small book with a series of pictures that vary gradually from one page to the next.

Then the children will invent the own stories through creative games and theatre exercises. When the drawing and the newly created stories is ready, they will start performing using body and voice skills and expressions but also the drawing support in a final amusing presentation.


Ages : 15-21 yrs old ( 2hours )

Time : 11am – 1pm (Sundays)

Date: April 6,13,20,27 May 4, 11, 18, 25
Course fee: RM300

Registration: RM50 (minimum : 10 students in a class)

A programme to concentrate on improving one's skill as an actor and learning acting techniques through doing intense scene studies and receiving critiques. Basic physical acting techniques (such as voice control) also taught.

Joanna Bessey has had an illustrious acting career in television, film and theatre, over the last 10 years. She studied and performed in theatre while in UK and then went on to study acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and also with Manu Tupou, American Repertory Theater in Los Angeles.


Ages : 18 and above ( 2.5hours ) (Sunday)

Time : 3pm – 5.30pm

Date: April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 4 & 11

Course fee: RM350

Registration: RM50 (minimum : 10 students in a class)

U Learn: - How to warm up?
- What's your vocal range and style?
- Brief history of musical theatre.
- What's in a musical?
- Listening to different songs from the 30s right up to 2000s
- How to choose a solo that suits YOU!
- Ensemble singing and staging
- Audition Skills

LLEW MARSH is a multiple award winning Musical Director, Producer and Performer who is also a Quadruple Threat. He Sings, Acts, Dances and Plays the Piano and is vocal coach to many musical theatre performers who say he's inspiring, knowledgeable , fun, a joy to work with and some call him the Walking Dictionary of Musical Theatre!


Tales Galore N Plenty More By Lorna Henderson
Ages: 3 – 6 years
Time: 10:30 – 12pm
Date: Mar 10 – 11
Course fee: RM 70

Registration: RM50 (minimum : 10 students in a class)

Explore the magical world of make believe in this interactive storytelling session. Children will re-discover fairytales and nursery rhymes, with art activities and props-making to help to tell the tales that we all know and love.

*Parents of those aged below 5 must work together with their children in creating the crafts

Lorna Henderson is a violin fiddling, flute blowing, singing and screaming arts facilitator with a first class Bachelor's degree in Music and the combined arts ( that means all of 'em) who brings a fresh twist to workshop in music,art, dance and performing arts.


Ages: 5 – 9 years
Time: 10:30 – 12pm
Date: Mar 11, 12 & 13
Course fee: RM 100 (for all 3 sessions) RM35 (for 1 session)
Registration: RM50 (minimum: 10 maximum: 50 participants per session)

The workshop aims to get children to know about classical masterpieces of music and stories. They will listen to the stories and the accompanying music, which will illustrate that each of the story’s characters are represented by different musical instruments. Then they will have the opportunity to act out the characters upon hearing the correct music, The workshop develops in 3 sessions:

  • Mister noise and silence wizard, a nice Italian story. A simple session to introduce the following 2 masterpieces.
  • The sorcerer’s apprentice, the famous ballad by the writer Goethe transformed into a sinphonic poem by the musician Paul Dukas. After storytelling, children will match characters to the appropriate instruments, by drawing them, when they recognize each sound.
  • Peter and the wolf by the musician Prokofiev. Children will make ‘special instruments” to replace the real ones and representing the caracters in the story, made by recyclable items (wood, plastic, paper ..), which they will then “play”. A wonderful session for art and craft and music lovers!

Note for each session, participants are to bring along:

* 2 rubber band * 2 over left kichen paper roll
* 4 small glass bottle * 2 plastic cup
* 1 small yougurt cup * 1 straw
* 1 small ballon

Manuela Chiaffi, a teacher and storyteller. Trainined in speech and drama in Italy, at the National Theatre school Galante Garrone in Bologna, in the theatre company called Teatro Del Vicolo by Antonio Fave to learn the clown's art and the Commedia dell'arte skills and she has attended a professional course for storytellers by actor Roberto Anglisani. She loves the charm of tales & stories and enchants children with them.

Story telling & Puppet Workshop with The Jumping Jelly Beans - Little Red Riding Hood!

Ages: 4 – 12 years
Time: 10:30 – 12pm
Date: Mar 14
Course fee: RM30

Registration: RM50 (minimum: 10 maximum: 100 participants per session)

A fun programme for children. The storytelling will last 20-30 minutes, and in the following hour, The Jumping Jelly Beans will teach children how to make a simple art craft puppet with recycle material (wool, paper cone).

Shanthini Venugopal is the founding member of The Jumping JellyBeans and has been in the theatre scene for over 20 years.She is also a pioneer member of The Instant Cafe Theatre Company where she sings and acts in almost all of their revue type performances.

Chiaffi, a teacher and storyteller. Trainined in speech and drama in Italy, at the National Theatre school Galante Garrone in Bologna, in the theatre company called Teatro Del Vicolo by Antonio Fave to learn the clown's art and the Commedia dell'arte skills and she has attended a professional course for storytellers by actor Roberto Anglisani. She loves the charm of tales & stories and enchants children with them.

Participants are to bring along:

* White Cardboard

* Stick ( Thick and long )

* Fabrics

* Black, Yellow, Grey and Brown Wool

* Colourful Buttons

STOMPERS By Tony Leo Selvara
Ages : 7-15 years old
Time :
2pm – 3pm
Date: March 10,11, 12, 13, 14
Course Fee : RM100

Registration : RM50 (minimum : 10 students in a class)

STOMPERS, make music using your body and objects. The workshop will help you get your rhythm, timing and you work in a team. There's no speech, no dialogue, not even a plot.

Tony Leo Selvaraj
has been teaching stomping and rhythm based class for the past two years and has seen tremendous increase in children's development particularly in music.


Ages: 13 – 17 yrs ( 3 hours )

Time: 10am - 1pm

Dates: Mar 14, 15, 16

Course fee: RM200

Registration: RM50 (minimum : 10 students in a class)

Do you want to have fun? Play-acting, sharing and creating imaginative moments? Skills learnt from this programme are listening skills, how to follow instructions, and respecting others. Most importantly you get the opportunity to look at yourself . Learn some basic acting exercises and techniques from Joanna.

Nominated at the recent “BOH” Cameronian Arts awards for a play she did last year, Joanna Bessey has also been nominated at the Asian Televison Award (In singapore) for the 'Best Actress in a comedy Role' and was awarded 'Highly Commended', for her role in “Kopitiam”, which aired for seven seasons. She was also voted Best Female Artist in 2002 by public online poll.

1 Comment:

  1. -popjammerz- said...
    looks like i dun fit in to any category...hahaha!

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