AliCaT is an established and exciting performance based Theatre Company run by Alison Riddiford, BA Hons. The company was set up in 2009 and since then has enjoyed overwhelming success and popularity. AliCaT focuses on building theatre skills such as acting, voice, movement and dance but also on important personal attributes such as confidence and social skills. The sessions involve a variety of fun and stimulating games, drama activities, performance projects and RYE (Research on Yoga in Education). The classes run in term time only and work towards an annual performance that can be enjoyed by friends and family. There are various classes available from preschool to senior.
To help children prepare for the skills required in every aspect of life from developing reciprocal relationships and effective communication, to working together as a team.
To build confidence and self esteem and nurture individual talents.
To encourage children, through performance projects, to explore and develop specific skills in; speaking and listening, movement and co-ordination, creative expression through dance, improvisation and character development.
To teach children to focus their energy by expressing themselves with their voice and body, to expand their imagination and to have lots of fun doing it!