DEVISED THEATRE – Participants will work with an arts educator to build and create their own show through discussion, brainstorming, theatre games, improv, creative writing, music, movement and more. At the end of the program, participants will have a final piece to present. This is a multi-visit program suitable for junior, intermediate and senior grades.
THE DRAMA EDUCATION SERIES – This multi-visit comprehensive drama enrichment program includes instruction in Theatre Basics, Exploring Character & Physicality, Exploring Setting, Time and Space through Scene Work , Musical Theatre, How to Break Down & Perform a Monologue, Improvisation and Sketch Comedy. Program suitable for junior, intermediate and senior grades.
IMPROVE & SKETCH COMEDY – Students will learn how to structure, write and perform their own sketch alongside an experienced comedy teacher. This is a multi-visit program suitable for junior, intermediate and senior grades.
MONOLOGUE CAFE – This workshop immerses students into the world of monologues and helps them to make bold character choices, find specificity and shake off the nerves of performing solo! Workshop suitable for junior, intermediate and senior grades.
ONE TIME VISITS:
ACTING 101 – This workshop helps students explore how to use their voice, body and emotion to bring a character to life. By the end of this workshop, students will have basic tools to help them lift a character off the page and put it on the stage. Workshop suitable for junior, intermediate and senior grades.
AESOP’S FABLES – Using drama and movement, students will transform themselves into animals as they explore the moral aspects of the world’s most famous fables. Workshop suitable for primary and junior grades.
CREATING BIG CHARACTERS – Students will be encouraged to make unique and bold choices as they step into someone else’s shoes and participate in original character creation. Workshop suitable for junior and intermediate grades.
IMPROVE & THEATRE SPORTS – This fun, active and spontaneous workshop utilizes improvisation exercises and theatre games to help students sharpen their ability to think quickly and work as a team. Students will gain confidence, take risks and tap into creative humour. Workshop suitable for junior, intermediate and senior grades.
FOLK TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD – Students will bridge the gap between cultures by exploring and performing folk tales from around the world. Workshop suitable for primary and junior grades.
FROM PAGE TO STAGE – Using popular children’s literature, students will explore character, emotion and performance. Under the direction of your visiting arts educator, students will work together to perform one of their most beloved stories. Workshop suitable for primary grades.
LET’S MAKE BELIEVE: DRAMA & IMAGINATION – Climbing mountains, swimming in the sea and fending off dragons are just a few of the things students will do in this workshop. Aiming to unlock imaginations, this workshop is full of valuable drama games, exercises and role play activities. Workshop suitable for primary and junior grades.
ONCE UPON A TIME: BRINGING FAIRYTALES TO LIFE – Using classic fairy tales, students explore characterization, emotion and performance. Each workshop shows students how to step into a fairy tale and bring it to life. Workshop suitable for primary grades.
PUTTING YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD – In this fun and empowering workshop, students will increase their self-confidence through drama. We’ll tackle the toughest parts of speaking in front of others and explore the importance of body language. Teachers have reported a significant improvement in their students’ public speaking skills after taking part in this workshop. Workshop suitable for junior, intermediate and senior grades.
STEP INTO STORIES (FDK) – Gather around as a professional storyteller shares a well loved tale with your students. Children will have an opportunity to bring the story to life through dramatic exploration and activities after. Suitable for FDK.