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Monday afternoons in the Gloucester Room at the Isaac Theatre Royal


4pm to 5pm with Harry

Junior class combined drama and musical theatre, ages 7 to 12

5:15pm to 6:15pm with Harry

Senior Drama Class, ages 13 to 18 

6:15pm to 7:15pm with Jess and Jacqui

Musical Theatre, ages 13 to 18 

Our Junior class has a focus on improvisation, following impulses, confidence building, bravery, singing, choreography and unlocking physicality.

Our Senior class slot focuses on pre-professional development, working to create a full-length original show over the year.

Our Musical Theatre slot focuses on developing technique and performance with specialist dance, acting and singing tutors taking classes throughout the term.

Drama and Musical Theatre Workshops at the Isaac Theatre Royal 


Drama and Musical Theatre in Rolleston 

Lemonwood Grove

Tuesdays 3:15pm - 4:15pm

Drama Classes with Harry in the Lemonwood Grove School Hall

Ages 7 to 12

Rolleston School

Wednesdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Drama and Musical Theatre Classes with Jacqui and Belle in the Rolleston School Hall

Ages 7 to 12

Drama Classes in Prebbleton

Prebbleton School


Wednesdays 3.10pm - 4.10pm

Drama Classes with Belle, Charlotte, Conrad and Tom in the Prebbleton School Hall

Ages 7 to 12

Coming Soon... Drama Classes in West Melton

West Melton School

Thursdays 3.15pm to 4.15pm in the West Melton School Hall

Ages 7 to 12

Introducing.... Harry Lawrence

Introducing Harry Lawrence...Harry is an actor, director and playwright who has been in performing arts circles since the time he could talk. Originally from Swansea (Wales), Harry has been involved in a wide variety of theatre disciplines including musical theatre, improvisation, physical theatre, shadow theatre and puppetry. Harry has toured with Creature Encounter, an internationally acclaimed street theatre puppetry group, around the UK and since moving to Christchurch, he now runs the Hwyl Theatre Company which provides original theatrical productions across the South Island. He regularly performs in shows around Christchurch and New Zealand

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Introducing.... Jess Galletly

Jess has been performing since she was three years old. Growing up she learnt Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, and Musical Theatre dance. When Jess started intermediate she started drama and carried this throughout intermediate and high school. She has danced competitively in New Zealand throughout her whole life and competed on a Royal Caribbean cruise and in Australia. She has taught dance and musical theatre for several years and studied at the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Arts and graduated with a Certificate of Performing Arts in 2021. Jess is currently studying a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning at the University of Canterbury. Jess describes herself as warm, bubbly, and positive and prides herself in student success and confidence.

Introducing.... Belle Williams

Belle Williams has been teaching drama with Singing Stars since 2018. She has completed qualifications in theatre studies and script writing at the University of Canterbury. She has since been working at Singing Stars to help develop children in confidence, dramatic techniques, and making sure they have loads of fun doing it. As Singing Stars resident playwright, she loves working with children to create stories and write plays that they love performing and increase their skills and ability. 

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