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6th February 2022

Covid has forced one and all to pause and reflect.

With the new Covid variant making its appearance amidst us, the question looms large: should the schools reopen now? If not now, when?

19th October 2020

Bringing Back the Battle of the Bard - Online this time

With the pandemic curtailing all our major events this year, we couldn't imagine our favourite competition being missed out.

18th September 2020

Prepare for your Trinity Speech & Drama Online Examination with us

The Trinity College London examinations in Drama & Speech assess student’s English abilities through a variety of performance arts.

3rd September 2020

Here’s what the parents of our ONLINE DRAMA JAMMERS had to say about our course.

We believe that Drama Develops Kids & learning drama online is so much fun! Thank you for all the positive responses, we have had more than 2000 students enrolled in our ONLINE DRAMA JAM.

21st August 2020

Watch our students unleash their creativity in our Online Drama Jams

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on physical teachings, we were encouraged to come up with our very own ONLINE course that is safe, secure and easily accessible.

23rd July 2020

New online programmes to unleash your child's potential

The global Covid-19 crisis has forced a new way of thinking, of developing a no-contact creative way of E-Learning!

27th June 2020

Unlock a new learning experience for your child!

We have had 10 DRAMA JAM's back to back with nearly 1200 students enrolled with us from all over the country. Let this new normal be more productive and effective for your kids.

9th June 2020

It gives us immense fulfillment of watching our students enjoy as well as learn with us

Our Online Drama Jam is a 7-Day developmental speech & drama camp that helps your child develop essential 21st-century skills like self-confidence, public speaking, communication skills, etc.

7th May 2020

No Lockdown on fun learning!

NO LOCKDOWN can stop us. So, hold on tight as the drama roller coaster arrives right at the comfort of your home. Helen O’Grady International India has decided to take our classes online and ensure there is no lockdown on your child’s learning!

29th February 2020

Importance of EduDrama for children

Through the implementation of our EduDrama in a child’s life their innate creativity can flourish, academics can improve, and means of self-expression which are essential in the long run can be developed.

25th February 2020

The Importance Of Communication Skills For Children

Communication is one of the most essential qualities an individual should possess yet many neglect its importance.

2nd February 2020

Shakespeare Slam - The Battle of the Bard is back with a bang!

As the title suggests, we are back and we will be coming to your city soon with more exciting performances, young talents and a lot of entertainment.

1st November 2019

Acknowledging the literary geniuses this author’s day!

While the Harry Potter series is the first name in everyone’s mind in the universe of children’s books, multiple Indian authors to have contributed immensely to this genre.

13th October 2019

All Round Child Development Through Edudrama

Does your living room often get transformed into a make-believe fort, ship, or a train station? Do you find yourself stocking up on various costumes for your kid for one reason or another?


7th October 2019

The Tempest – An Unforgettable Experience

Helen O’Grady International is the world’s largest after-school developmental drama programme in the world. Over one million children are enrolled in this programme globally.

9th August 2019

EduDrama - An Important Aspect In Children’s Lives

EduDrama is the incorporation of Education with Drama ie. core learning through the means of Drama. Drama is an activity that can change the entire charisma of a child. Children become more confident, stage-ready, outspoken, and start thinking more about things that intrigue them.

12th July 2019

EduDrama – An all-round development programme for children

Drama is the representation of fiction in performance. Edudrama is the incorporation of drama in education. Education with just theoretical lessons is not the optimal way to teach children in today’s day and age.

10th April 2019

Summer & Drama, name a better duo!

School is out, and kids couldn't be more joyful! Obviously, their significant plans for the summer are to rest in until late morning, video games, keeping cool with popsicles and pool or just lazing around.

23rd March 2019

Join us on an enchanting journey through the Shakespeare World!

As we began the new year with imaginative learning and fun activities, Helen O’Grady International presents Shakespeare School Festival – South Africa! The Shakespeare School Festival uses its capacity to utilize 'culture to safeguard culture', while rising above hindrances to Nation-building.

5th March 2019

Celebrating the power of a woman in Helen O'Grady International India

It all began in Australia in 1979, when Helen O'Grady, a trained drama teacher, an actress, hired a hall and commenced affordable after-school drama classes for students from 3 to 18 years of age.

27th February 2019

Skill #12 Optimisim

Optimism lets us see disappointing events as temporary situations that we can get past. It strengthens us to try again rather than give up. It allows us to keep our goals and dreams in play so we can act on the motivation to keep working toward them.

25th February 2019

Skill #11 Social Skills

It is vital for children to use social skills because they are the route to creating and developing relationships. They are needed for enriching social experiences, and they lessen the chance for negative interactions.

23rd February 2019

Skill #10 Enthusiasm

Continuously supporting your child, and helping her with her current interest is certainly the way to go. When you nurture her natural talents and the things she is most interested in she becomes even more eager to pursue them.

20th February 2019

Skill #9 Team Building

The skills learned from team building are important part of personal and group development in children. During team building activities, children have the chance to communicate with each other and work towards a common goal.

18th February 2019

Skill #8 Imagination

Imagination is free. It has no limits. It brings a lot of possibilities. It is a creative power or ability of our minds to form images and representations that are not present or real. In children, imagination is essential.

16th February 2019

Skill #7 Communication Skills

As a child develops, it is important we nurture their communication skills so they are capable of expressing themselves, clearly and confidently, in all aspects and areas of their life.

14th February 2019

Skill #6 Problem Solving Ability

Whether it’s a toy-related conflict, a tough math equation, or negative peer pressure, kids of ALL ages face problems and challenges on a daily basis. As parents or teachers, we can’t always be there to solve every problem for our children.

12th February 2019

Skill #5 Public Speaking Skills

Being able to speak persuasively is a vital skill, and not just for politicians, business leaders and teachers. It is important for everyone because almost everyone will, at some point in their lives, have to persuade others.

7th February 2019

Skill #4 Creativity

Creativity is the process of bringing something new into being. Creativity requires passion and commitment. It brings to our awareness what was previously hidden and points to new life.

7th February 2019

Skill #3 Confidence

Striking a healthy balance between too much and too little confidence can be challenging. Too much can be unhealthy and you stumble into unforeseen obstacles when you overestimate your own abilities or fail to complete projects on deadline because you underestimate the time and effort they require.

5th February 2019

Skill #2 Self-Esteem

Self-esteem reflects an individual's overall emotional evaluation of their own worth. It is the decision made by an individual as an attitude towards self. It is feeling good about yourself.

2nd February 2019

Skill #1 Motivation

Motivation is key to school success. Just as the actor asks a director, "What is my motivation, for this scene?" the child turns to teachers, parents, and peers to discover the "why" of learning.

20th January 2019

The importance of Optimism

Optimism is a high priority and a value that is taught at home, at school, and in our drama programs and other afterschool activities. As teachers, we aim to serve as the greatest influencers of kindness, and model it at all times!

1st January 2019

A vision for the new year by Helen O'Grady International India

It’s the new year which technically means new beginnings, new growth, new year resolutions and maybe even a new you. Succeeding in the new year is all about reshaping your life with a solid plan. So dive in, and get excited.

10th December 2018

Every child is unique, let them enjoy the best of it!

Today, Helen O’ Grady International is the largest EduDrama academy worldwide with a uniquely extensive curriculum, dynamic teachers and easily accessible venues.

29th November 2018

Speech to the army by Alexander the Great

I observe, gentlemen, that when I would lead you on a new venture you no longer follow me with your old spirit. I have asked you to meet me that we may come to a decision together: are we, upon my advice, to go forward, or, upon yours, to turn back?

27th November 2018

Quit India movement by Mahatma Gandhi

Ours is not a drive for power, but purely a non-violent fight for India's independence. In a violent struggle, a successful general has been often known to effect a military coup and to set up a dictatorship.

25th November 2018

The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

23rd November 2018

Ask what your country can do for you by John F Kennedy

We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom symbolizing an end as well as a beginning--signifying renewal as well as change.

22nd November 2018

I had a dream by Martin Luther King Jr.

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.

16th November 2018

The Benefits of Dramatic Play!

Dramatic play is any type of play where “children assign and accept roles and act them out”.This means that whether children like to pretend to be a doctor or want to be a mechanic working the big wheel, they’re engaging in dramatic play.

9th November 2018

How to boost your self-confidence!

Nobody is born with limitless self-confidence. If someone seems to have incredible self-confidence, it’s because he or she has worked on building it for years.

23rd October 2018

Diwali Holiday School Musical Workshop

We introduce to you our Holiday School Musical – DIWALI WORKSHOP for kids to make learning fun in a creative and engaging manner.

9th October 2018

The Battle of the Bard – Shakespeare Slam!

Drama is a dynamic practice that acquaints children with a universe of wonder and play. It is about making, investigating and reacting ourselves and meaningful connections with the world around us.

3rd October 2018

Summer Workshops – 2019

Drama is a dynamic practice that acquaints children with a universe of wonder and play. It is about making, investigating and reacting ourselves and meaningful connections with the world around us.

28th September 2018

Helen O’Grady International India’s dynamic leader - Arpita Mittal

On her birthday, we would like to thank her for her sustained commitment to taking Helen O'Grady International - India to great heights and being a competent leader & dynamic mentor to our Helen O’Grady family!

26th September 2018

15 years of Helen O'Grady International India

It all began in Australia in 1979, when Helen O'Grady, a trained drama teacher and actress, hired a hall and commenced affordable after school drama classes for students from 3 to 18 years of age.

31st October 2017

Helen O'Grady & Barbie Christmas Workshop

Helen O’Grady International – India is the world’s largest developmental drama programme and has more than 40 franchises worldwide for all age groups. We offer an EduDrama programme that helps in developing essential life skills like self-esteem, confidence, creativity & motivation in an individual. Our programme has an uniquely extensive curriculum, dynamic teachers and easily accessible venues. This programme is delivered in in-school and after-school innovative classes.

31st October 2017

Prose & Verse – Tell us Story

Last month, Helen O’Grady International – India participated in Ithaka, 2017 to spread the opportunities of youth theatre across youth. We carried out various activities during the festival one of which was Verse & Prose, where the participant had to share a story with us! Among the few entries that we’ve received here is the winning story "Hamlet in the Land of the Dead" by Ashna Ranade.

31st October 2017

Visit Helen O'Grady at the 60th ASISC Annual Conference, 2017

Helen O’Grady International – India is the world’s largest developmental drama programme. A well-known brand in the field of education, Helen O’Grady has spread its wings in 40 countries worldwide. Our EduDrama programme is available for all age groups. We have over one million children enrolled globally. Our programme helps in developing essential life skills in an individual & nurturing them to be confident in this competitive world. This programme has won prestigious award for Best Innovative after-school programme three years in a row.

31st October 2017

Welcome to the world of Joyful learning with exclusive collaboration of Helen O’Grady & Barbie!

This year, Helen O’Grady International – India is collaborating with Barbie for an innovative workshop ‘YOU CAN BE ANYTHING’ from 14th October to 4th November 2017. It is an initiative to spark ambition and empower children to do anything they want to do in life!

31st October 2017

Helen O’Grady International - India participates in Franchise India Exhibition, 2017

Helen O’Grady International – India is the world’s biggest developmental drama programme and has presence in 40 nations worldwide. We offer an EduDrama programme that helps in creating fundamental skills in an individual. The programme is devoted to communications and education and incorporating drama skills to create imagination, inspiration, confidence and considerably more. It has an interestingly broad educational program, dynamic educators and effectively available settings. It is extended in-school and after-school inventive classes and are accessible to all age groups.

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