Our Classes

"Imagination is the beginning of creation.

You imagine what you desire, you Will what you imagine and at last you create what you will."

George Bernard Shaw 

By unlocking a child’s imagination, we open the door to  possibilities.

Children learn to think  out of the box, problem solve, work as a team and express themselves verbally

and non - verbally thus building language & communication skills. 

Great opportunities for learning are possible when children are having fun and participating in creative play. Realizing a child’s potential through drama is key to a child’s healthy development.

Tokyo Bees classes and events facilitate the process  &  celebrate the excitement of learning and help children to :

Build Courage & Confidence in themselves

Recognize their strengths and build on positive solutions that work for them

Help Children to  celebrate diversity and learn empathy & respect 

Help Children develop effective verbal communication skills 

 

  • LITTLE BEES CLUB

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    Babies - 2.5 Year Olds

    Music, Movement, Storybooks, Songs and Props create a magical and engaging world for the children, introducing your little ones to the to the world of drama & storytelling.

    The props and items used during our lessons are fun, interactive and stimulating without being over whelming,  and ensure that each child’s curiosity and developmental needs are met. Children learn to socialize, share & play together with their peers and other adults in our Little Bees club.

    This creative drama program is designed for babies and young children who are starting to observe and interact with the world around them. Children attend the lessons with a parent or a caregiver and are guaranteed a memorable experience! Older siblings are always welcome too!

     

    We also run small group sessions in the comfort of your own home!  If you are interested in hosting a Little Bees club, then please get in touch with us!

  • Speech & Drama Class

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    Tokyo Bees Speech & Drama classes offers the Helen O’ Grady drama curriculum that focuses on developing vital life skills in children like confidence building, language and communication skills, effective social interaction, by tapping into the child's own creativity.

    At each class, our emphasis is not on memorising lines and scripts but on the process of developing self confidence and nurturing the imagination through role plays, scenarios, improvisations and games. Children will also learn clear articulation & diction, through speech exercises, creative movement games, rhythm and rhyme.

     

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    • Mixed - Age Classes are offered at various International Schools in Tokyo on weekdays and weekends. 

    • Kindy Classes : for 3-5 year olds

    • Elementary Classes: for Grades 1 - Grades 3

    • Upper Elementary Classes : For Grades 4 - Grades 6 

    • Youth Theatre: for Middle  & High schoolers

    List of schools where our classes are offered

    • ASIJ Early Learning Centre

    • International School of the Sacred Heart

    • The British School of Tokyo

    • Nishimachi International School

    • Mitsui Garden International Preschool

    • K International School

    • Willowbrook International School

    • Kodomo Edu International School

    • Tokyo Kids Club

    • Saturday class

  • ESL DRAMA

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    5 - 9 Year Olds

    Learning a language is so much more than just memorising vocabulary and grammar. Children learning english as a Second/ Foreign language may know a lot of words and sentences in english but lack the confidence to engage in conversations. 

    In our ESL Drama classes, we focus on ENGLISH AS A MEANS OF COMMUNICATION  and facilitate the students to build confidence to speak, listen, express their ideas and take the first steps towards learning effective presentation skills. Incorporating Drama as a valuable teaching tool, the students get up and moving around and interacting with each other- making language learning more fun, relevant and appealing to all kinds of learners.

    Games, show & tell, speech lines and  popular children’s story books play a vital role in our lessons thus building literacy, language  & communication skills.

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    MUSICAL THEATRE WORKS

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    8 Year Olds and above

    Children love music, singing, dancing, acting, dressing up and putting on a show. Put it all together and we have a Musical! 

    Our performance based musical theatre program encourages participants (both children & adults) to explore their passion for singing, dancing and acting in a safe, inclusive environment and enter a world of imagination, feeling, thinking and creativity.

    Through improv, theatre games, voice techniques, and body awareness, participants develop their confidence, own their physical power and find their voices.

    Short intensive projects are offered during the year and culminates in a final recital on stage with full costumes, lights, sound and an audience! 

    12 Weeks of rehearsals are held on Saturdays and children must commit to the full term and the final recital.

    This program is recommended for children who enjoy learning lines & performing in front of an audience. Children as young as 8 year olds can participate in the program. 

    Summer Term : June Summer Intensive Program

    Winter Term : January - April : Recital in April 

     

    Past Productions

    Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

    The Big Red Door

    Pugly

    We are Monsters

 
 
 
 

CAMP!

Summer Drama Extravaganza!

 

Creative Workshops for Adults

Perfect for teams, project groups, meetings, or corporate retreats, Tokyo Bees Creative Workshops uses Improvisation, Drama, Games, Movement, Art, Mindfulness  & TPR ( Total physical Response) techniques to:

 

Promote Creative & Adaptive Problem Solving

Think out of the box

Foster Better Communication

Build Trust and Support in Teams

Enhance Focus & Concentration

Communicate More Effectively

Develop Self awareness

Build Empathy & Inter Personal Skills

 

STORY BEE

Story Time: English Story time sessions  are held in collaboration with Public libraries in Tokyo. Sessions are 40 mins long and includes a fun story time, music and crafts!!

Events are Free of charge and open to all ages. For details of our  English StoryTime Schedules and locations click on the links below:

  • Akasaka Public Library

  • Konan Public Library

  • Nishi Kasai Public Library

Family Day: Come and join our special Family Day events- watch a performance, join in the activities and make new friends! 

Join our mailing list and stay updated with the latest schedules 

Entry fees is charged at the door and includes all the activities for the day!

 

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