Saturday, 18 March 2017

In a nutshell...



Hello,

We have sort-of settled into our new premises on St.Mary's Rd. As both my law practice and drama/debate teaching is now under one roof the space has been christened The Creative Chambers.

Theatre:
We are working towards Alice in Wonderland to be staged in August 2017. This play is close to my heart as it was written by the Maths tutor of my old college as a story for and about Dean Liddell's daughter - Alice.

World Scholar's Cup 2017:
After topping South Asia in the Junior division at Yale in 2016, we are now looking at world domination (or so I'm told by some of our students!)

Communication Skills:
We were very happy with our exam results in the recent Trinity College London exams (Speech and Drama and Communication Skills). All of our students got either Distinctions or Merits - the same as years past since 2012.

For those interested to join A to Zee Creativity, further details of our classes are provided on our website www.atozeecreativity.com or you could call Payal on 93805 99288 or email atozeecreativity@gmail.com.

Chosen Cause: We always give all proceeds of our shows to charity - and the children are very much part of this. This time, I am keen to have several animals spayed at a safe veterinary hospital as part of our contribution...I see dogs including pups on every street of Chennai looking hungry and miserable. We may do this via Blue Cross sending their van and us contributing piecemeal.


More on this anon.

Best regards,

Shaan Katari Libby





Tuesday, 28 April 2015

June term 2015....


A to Zee Creativity

Originals  (ages 8 - 12) 

Batch 1: Fridays 5-7pm
Batch 2: Saturdays 4.15-6.15pm – mostly new children who have not done any grade exam

Communication Skills (ages 7-11 ) 
Batch 1: Saturdays 2.15-4.15pm
Batch 2: Saturdays 4.15-6.15pm – mostly new children who have not done any grade exam


Zeebees (ages 5-8 ) 
Saturdays 4.30-6pm

Teens (13-18 years)  
Saturdays 6.30-8.30pm

Training for specific debates or essay writing / public speaking in smaller groups is possible. Please discuss separately.

Approximately 12 sessions in a term. All batches work towards the Oct/Nov Trinity College London exams.  

We are so proud to say that ALL our Candidates in Nov 2014 got Distinctions!

How to register: Email atozeecreativity@gmail.com and/or Contact Mr.Ravichandran on 99414 02977 / 044 2434 3446

Location of most classes from June 2015: Temple Tree School, Adyar
Once you have paid for a term there will be no refunds or postponements to future terms. 

There are three terms in a year: 
1. Jan-April
2. June-Aug
3. Sep-Dec 
 
Articulate; Create; Express yourself with confidence; Learn to enjoy the stage! 
We raise for a different cause or charity at each show.

Monday, 29 December 2014

A New Year, a new term....!

A to Zee Creativity!

Classes in Drama, Communication, Art, Dance, and general Creativity!
Batches, ages, term fees:  
Zeebees (5-7 years) Sat 3.30-5.30pm (Drama, Dance, Art/Craft, Poetry, Singing) 
6000/term
Communication Skills (ages 7-11): Sat 12.30-2.45pm (Public-speaking, Plays, Poems, Creative Writing) 6500/term
Originals  (ages 8-12) Sat 1.30-4pm (Woodwork, Drama, Dance, Art/Craft, Poetry, Singing) 
6500/term (If doing both Comm + Originals, fee = 3250 + 6500)
Teens (13-17 years)  Sat 2-4.15pm (Debate and Drama) 
6500/term

Approximately 10-12 sessions in a term. All batches work towards the Oct/Nov Trinity College London exams.  
We are so proud to say that ALL our Candidates in Nov 2014 got Distinctions!

How to register: Contact Mr.Ravichandran on 99414 02977 for directions to accounts office
Location of classesBamboola (same compound as Sankara Nethralaya)  
73 Venkatakrishna Rd, R.A.Puram, Chennai - 28.

Once you have paid for a term there will be no refunds or postponements to future terms. 
There are three terms in a year: 
1. Jan-March : usually ending in a big public show - rehearsals for the main parts would have started back in September
2. June-Aug: begin work on Oct/Nov exam prep & planning for March show; No end-term show 
3. Sep-Dec : Oct/Nov exam and an informal Christmas show
  
Articulate; Create; Express yourself with confidence; Learn to enjoy the stage! 
We raise for a different cause or charity at each show. Thanks to the children and parents / grandparents we raised Rs.32,000 at the Christmas show in Dec 2014 for the Guild of Service Girls Orphanage. 

Friday, 6 June 2014

A to Zee Creativity - Summer term 2014

A to Zee Creativity!

Hello everyone - we are all set for another term of speech, drama, communication, poetry, dance, art, woodwork, and more!


Batches:  

Zeebees (5-7 years) Sat 10.30am-12.30pm  (Drama, Dance, Art/Craft, Poetry, Singing)

Communication Skills (ages 7+): Sat 12.00-1.30pm  (Public-speaking, Plays, Poems, Creative Writing)

Originals  (ages 8-12) Sat 1.45-4pm (Woodwork, Drama, Dance, Art/Craft, Poetry, Singing)

Teens (13-17 years)  Sat 2.30-4.30pm (Debate and Drama) 

Location: Bamboola (same compound as Sankara Nethralaya)  73 Venkatakrishna Rd, R.A.Puram, Chennai - 28.

Approximately 12 sessions in a term. All batches work towards the Oct/Nov Trinity College London exams. Very limited numbers, so once you have paid for a term there will be no refunds or postponements to future terms. 

There are three terms in a year: Jan-March ; June-Aug ; Sep-Nov/Dec.

Best regards,

Shaan Libby

Email atozeecreativity@gmail.com for more information. We are not taking many new students at the moment, but you are welcome to have a free trial class if you book it in advance.
  
Articulate; Create; Express yourself with confidence; Learn to enjoy the stage! 
We raise for a different cause or charity at each show.

Thursday, 10 April 2014

SATURDAY MORNING CAMP!


 SATURDAY MORNING CAMP!




A to Zee Creativity 


Batches:  

Zeebees (5-7 years) Sat 10.15am-12.15pm  (Drama, Dance, Art/Craft, Poetry, Singing)

Communication Skills (ages 7+): Sat 11.30-1pm  (Public-speaking, Plays, Poems, Creative Writing)

Originals  (ages 8-12) Sat 1.30-4pm (Woodwork, Drama, Dance, Art/Craft, Poetry, Singing)

Teens (13-17 years)  Sat 2.30-4.30pm (Debate and Drama) 

Location: Bamboola (same compound as Sankara Nethralaya)  73 Venkatakrishna Rd, R.A.Puram, Chennai - 28.

Approximately 12 sessions and an informal end of term show. 

All batches work towards the October Trinity College London exams. 

We take very limited numbers, so once you have paid for a term there will be no refunds or postponements to future terms. 

There are three terms in a year: Jan-March ; June-Aug ; Oct-Dec
  
Get those creative juices flowing, express yourself with confidence, learn to enjoy the stage! 
We raise for a different cause or charity at each show.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

End-term show - Sunday morning - April 6th 2014

Hello,

Our term is drawing to a close. 

We have regular class this Saturday April 5th, and the end-term show on Sunday the 6th at Freemasons Hall, Egmore, opposite Presidency Club.

The Hall seats 100, so parents can arrive in time for their batch.

Former students arriving to collect their Trinity certificates can arrive by 10.30am and stay till the end of the show.

Zeebees at Freemasons: 9.45am-10.30am
Communication Skills + Originals: 10.45 - 11.45am
Teens: 12-1pm (pls arrive by 11am for your debate topic)

Class timings for June below the signature.

We are only taking 15-18 children in each batch for next term, as this term was way too busy. Communication Skills class will be even less - 12 children. 

Have a lovely Summer break!

Best regards,

Shaan


A to Zee Creativity https://www.facebook.com/groups/atozeecreativity/,  www.atozeecreativity.blogspot.in
Location: Bamboola (same compound as Sankara Nethralaya)  73 Venkatakrishna Rd, R.A.Puram, Chennai - 28.
Approximately 12 sessions and an informal end of term show. All batches work towards October Trinity College London exams.
Batches:  
Zeebees (4-7 s) Sat 10.15am-12.15pm  (Drama, Dance, Art, Poetry, Singing)
Communication Skills: Sat 11.30-1pm  (Public-speaking skills, preparation for Communication exams)
Originals  (8-12s) Sat 1.30-4pm (Woodwork, Drama, Dance, Art, Poetry, Singing)
Teens (13-17 yrs)  Sat 2.30-4.30pm (Debate and Drama) 
  
Get those creative juices flowing, express yourself with confidence, learn to enjoy the stage! 
At our shows we raise for a different charity each term.

Friday, 10 January 2014

New address + Zeebees on youtube!

Hello,

Happy New Year! Just a reminder - we resumed immediately after Pongal! 
We have moved our classes to Bamboola for now. 

Fridays:
Communication skills  3-4.30pmOriginal batch (8-12s) Fridays 4.30-6.30pm

Saturdays:Zeebees (4-7s) 10am-12noon
Teens (13-18) 2.30-4.30pm

#73 (Old #26), Venkatakrishna Rd, 
Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai 600 028


The youtube addresses to watch them in action:


Zeebees - Poems and Noddy plays  http://youtu.be/pLMdGr0IzDk

Zeebees final dance - start of Harry Potter...is at http://youtu.be/zHe36WLTEiY

Harry Potter continued:http://youtu.be/SyBkFl-65E8

Woodwork and first part of  As You Like It
http://youtu.be/bd46_maKj78
Second part of As You Like It
http://youtu.be/yAWj9nKfYw8
Final part of As You Like It:
http://youtu.be/SZ3OVzkDyx8 


Fees for members of A to Zee Creativity will be unchanged for 2014. 

Please note: All children aged 8 and above will be put forward for the Trinity College Grade exams this coming year - group exams Speech & Drama dates are October 2014. If you have a reason why you would rather not do these we can discuss. 


All our students from this year got Distinctions or Merits.


Term fees  (mid-Jan - mid-April):

Original batch 5000  New fee: 6000
Zeebees 4000  New students: 4500

Teens 5000  We plan for them to appear for Grade 6 Drama exams in 2014. 
New students: 5500 
Communication Skills 9000 ( 9500 for new students) - All will be put forward for the individual (or pair) exams of Communication Skills. 

All our students from this year got Distinctions or Merits.

All our proceeds go to charity - The NUR Foundation and other selected charities.


Please feel free to tell any friends with children of appropriate ages - while we are happy to have the born performers, we actively encourage the shy children to join us, and enjoy watching them gain confidence.


Best regards,


Shaan (on behalf of A to Zee Creativity)

+91 97909 08604 (SMS works best)