DRAMA PROGRAMS

 
 

Drama Kids – ages 4-6 FALL & WINTER 2017/2018

Drama Kids – students 4-6
Tuesdays 5:40-6:25 p.m.
$51.50 per month + HST

Explore the magic world of drama! Perform in the community in our CHRISTMAS SHOW in December 2017, at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre in our CREATIVE ACTS SHOWCASE in April 2018, and at the CENTRE STAGE Studio Theatre in our DRAMA KIDS PRODUCTION in spring 2018!

Drama Kids classes include storytelling, movement, music, improvisation, role-play, and theatre games. Students will explore stories through drama, movement, music and art; playing characters from children’s stories, songs, plays, and movies, and from their imaginations. Goals are to nurture each student’s imagination, develop drama skills, boost self-esteem and enable students to perform with their peers in a safe and supportive environment. Students build self-expression, confidence, sharing, teamwork and communication skills through the development of drama structures and techniques. Join us on exciting adventures, where we can explore the wonderful world of drama!

 

Intermediate Drama – students 9-12

Intermediate Drama – students 9-12
Mondays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
$69 per month + HST


DRAMATIC ADVENTURES! Explore the magic world of theatre! Perform in the community in our CHRISTMAS SHOW in December 2017, at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre in our CREATIVE ACTS SHOWCASE in April 2018, and at the CENTRE STAGE Studio Theatre in our INTERMEDIATE DRAMA MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION in spring 2018. 

Classes in intermediate drama include stage movement, characterization and role play, voice and speech, script work, improvisation, and playwriting, Classes will develop the skills needed to perform confidently in a full-scale production, while nurturing each student’s imagination, developing theatre skills, boosting self-esteem and developing critical and creative thinking, as well as the skills necessary to work in a group of their peers. Students build self expression, confidence, sharing, teamwork and communication skills through the development of theatre structures and techniques.  Use your imagination to travel to other lands and to be characters from different times!

 

Senior Drama - students 12 – Adult

Senior Drama – students 12-adult
Mondays 4:30-6:00 p.m. 
$92.50 per month + HST


Explore the magic world of theatre through the development of advanced performance skills! Perform in the community in our CHRISTMAS SHOW in December 2017, at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre in our CREATIVE ACTS SHOWCASE in April 2018, and at the CENTRE STAGE Studio Theatre in our SENIOR DRAMA MAINSTAGE PRODUCTION in spring 2018! and in extended community performances!  

Classes in senior drama include advanced acting and characterization techniques, physical theatre and stage movement, voice and speech, script work, improvisation, and playbuilding. After developing personal skills in the above areas, students will develop theatrical communication skills and learn to work in a performance company through the development and production of a play to be performed at our Spring Showcase and in the community. Finally, they will look at “the biz”: agents, resumes and acting portfolios. THIS CLASS INCLUDES INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP TUTORING

Extended senior class opportunities under consideration include performance in the community and at theatre festivals, masterclasses with theatre professionals, Speech Arts Festivals and international field trips!