Meet Our ShowKids

Lily, 9

Attending ShowKids for 3 years. 

What ShowKids performances have you been a part of?
I’ve done LOTS of showcases- Bugsy Malone, Annie, scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Roald Dahl mix, Pinocchio, Matilda, Peter Pan, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

What have been your favourite moments while at ShowKids?
In the weekly workshops I enjoy devising scenes and preparing for the shows (my favourite show was Annie). I have done 4 of the holiday courses, my favourites were Matilda and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

What do you enjoy most about your ShowKids workshops?
Everyone is always happy and it is always fun

What skills have you developed through coming to ShowKids?
I have developed my acting skills, improvisation skills, singing skills, dancing skills and am more confident on stage.

How would you describe your ShowKids practitioners?
Kind and helpful

What would you like to be when you enter the working world?
I would like to be a performer

Daniel, 8 

Joined ShowKids when he was 5!

What ShowKids performances have you been a part of?
Annie, Halibut Jackson, Cops & Robbers, BFG and lots more!

What have been your favourite moments while at ShowKids?
My favourite moments have been meeting new friends and performing with them.

What do you enjoy most about your ShowKids workshops?
I like working in groups and sharing ideas to make a scene.

What skills have you developed through coming to ShowKids?
How to project my voice, mime, how to use gestures and in the online workshops I have learnt about camera angles including close-ups and mid-shots.

How would you describe your ShowKids practitioners?
They describe things very well and are nice, kind and enthusiastic.

Three words to describe your ShowKids workshops?
Fun, entertaining, helpful!

Jessie, 7

Attending ShowKids for 3 years.

What ShowKids performances have you been a part of?
Annie, Cops and Robbers, Grease, The Twits, and Roald Dahl Scenes

What have been your favourite moments while at ShowKids?
Practising and performing ‘Annie’ and ‘Grease’

What do you enjoy most about your ShowKids workshops?
The warm up games and seeing my friends

What skills have you developed through coming to ShowKids?
My confidence, how to project my voice, using all of my senses and performing in front of an audience.

What words best describe your ShowKids workshops?
Fun, Interesting, Exciting!

Coco, 7

Attending ShowKids for 3 years. 

What ShowKids performances have you been a part of?
Annie, Pinocchio, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Beauty & the Beast, Jungle Book, Cops and Robbers!

What have been your favourite moments while at ShowKids?
When we practise shows and perform in front of our parents.

What do you enjoy most about your ShowKids workshops?
When we work in pairs and we practise scenes together.

What skills have you developed through coming to ShowKids?
How to express myself, use facial expressions and how to warm up my body and voice.

How would you describe your ShowKids practitioners?
Amazing, hardworking, nice and kind!

One word to describe your workshops
Fun!

Martha talks about what ShowKids means to her!