Little princesses learn to be drama queens

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THIS PLETHORA of little princesses have had their first taste of being drama queens.

The girls had a right Royal time at an Easter holiday workshop centred around the most successful animated movie ever.

The themed drama workshops, inspired by Disney film Frozen, are being held at Centre Stage Academy, in Yeadon, throughout the school holidays.

The film has just become the highest grossing animated film of all time and youngsters everywhere are singing the soundtrack song ‘Let it go’. It tells the story of two princess sisters, one of whom possesses the magical ability to create ice and snow.

Carol Bicker, who runs the Centre Stage Academy with husband Steve and other tutors, said the kids enjoyed an exciting time. She said: “It is such a popular film and of course every little girl wants to be a princess so it seemed to be a good theme for our drama workshops. They have been enjoying fun, dance, drama and singing around the Frozen theme, which seems to be a great favourite of kids of all ages. We have been dancing to some of the tunes, singing some of the songs, acting out some of the great scenes, colouring and craft making too all in the theme.”

Children aged four year to 13 years are taking part at the studios in Yeadon. A showcase is to be performed on Friday for parents, families and friends.

Carol, who has seen many of her past pupils go onto television soaps, programmes and adverts, added: “There haven’t been too many tears with the little princesses, everyone has been very happy, particularly with organising the costumes, The girls were even happy to play the traditional boy roles. It has been a lot of fun.”

Centre Stage Academy has been running dance, drama, acting and singing classes after school and at weekends for more than 14 years.


THE film is the ninth highest-grossing film of all time, having so far grossed $1.09 billion worldwide.

Disney’s 53rd animated film is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s tale The Snow Queen, and features the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel and Josh Gad.

It follows two princess sisters - Elsa and Anna.

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