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COURSES for CHILDREN & YOUTH

YOUTH (14 - 17 yrs.) - Professional Performance Training & Private Coaching

CHILDREN & YOUNG TEENS (7 - 13 yrs.) - After School Drama Programs

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2017 - 2018 CLASSES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
Limited Places Available

ACTING and especially the ability to IMPROVISE are very important life skills that give young people the confidence to be able to think quickly on their feet and then respond "in the moment" to whatever comes their way. This past year we've incorporated more and more improvisation into our classes and have seen our students blossom. Through both independent and group improv activities, they organically expand their listening skills, focus and concentration, and develop public speaking skills, co-operation and sharing for team success as well as creative solutions to problem solving. Then, they very naturally use these skills out in the real world - in their school, sports and social activities. And, they don't even realize that they are learning and loving it!

Our encouraging, friendly instructors create an environment in which children feel safe to take creative risks, learn new skills and have fun whether they are quiet and shy or boisterous and outgoing.

Beginning this September all our after school drama classes will be improv based. Improvisation must be organic and tons of FUN! That's exactly what our programs provide!

We are proud to have been a member of the Toronto Association of Acting Studios (TAAS) since 1997 and abide by the TAAS Code of Ethics.

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JUNIOR IMPROV ENSEMBLE (9 - 10 years)

The Junior Improv Ensemble will help to build public confidence in even the quietest child. Through group improvisation warm-ups and activities students explore role play and character movement as they gain confidence and ease speaking and performing in front of others. This course is a wonderful compliment to the school classroom where students in Grades 3 - 5 are expected to be able to share projects and assignments in a 'public speaking' format with fellow students. In class sharing for parents and friends takes place at the end of both the fall and spring terms. Registration commitment is for the full school year. There are no classes on long holiday weekends, over the Christmas / New Year holiday or March break. Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will not be made up.

TO REGISTER

Session Details: TUESDAYS -- 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. (60 Minutes)
September 12, 2017 - May 29, 2018 (Full year commitment)
No Classes December 17, 2017 - January 8, 2018. No Classes over March Break 2018.
Showcase Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018 - evening
Instructors: Kayla Warburton with Guest Instructor Heather Dick
Fees: $680.00 + $25.00 Annual Admin. Fee + $92.00 HST
Payable in 2 installments: 50% upon registration. 50% by January 9, 2018


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YOUNG TEEN IMPROV ENSEMBLE (11 - 13 years)

Designed specifically for the young teen interested in exploring the world of acting or the student who is considering drama studies at an arts high school, this course focuses on improvisation as an introduction to voice, movement, text and character work. The Ensemble encourages leadership, cooperation, team building, focus, empowerment and FUN!. The course will culminate at the end of May 2017 with an improvisation performance for family, friends and supporters in the Sirius Theatrical Company's studio. Registration commitment is for the full school year. There are no classes on long holiday weekends, over the Christmas / New Year holiday or March break. Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will not be made up.

NOTE: Extra rehearsals may be scheduled to prepare for the end of term presentation.

TO REGISTER

Session Details: WEDNESDAYS -- 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (1.5 Hours)
September 13, 2017 - May 30, 2018
No Classes December 14, 2017 - January 8, 2018. No Classes over March Break 2018.
Showcase Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018 - evening
Instructor: Heather Dick, Artistic Director with Guest Instructor Kayla Warburton
Fees: $1020.00 + $25.00 Annual Admin. Fee + $136.00 HST
Payable in 2 installments: 50% upon registration. 50% by January 10, 2018.


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PRIVATE COACHING = EMPOWERMENT FOR STUDENTS

One-on-one coaching offers intensive, personal training tailored to your student’s specific goals, strengths and needs. Private coaching is ideal for students who would like to feel more relaxed, confident and charismatic when speaking in front of their class or peers. It is essential for students preparing monologues for auditions to arts high schools or post secondary acting programs.

TO REGISTER

Private Sessions: Day or Evening at Your Convenience
Location: Sirius Theatrical Company Studio space only
Instructor: Heather Dick, Artistic Director
Fees: $65.00 + HST ($8.45) / hour

$240.00 + HST ($31.20) / Block of 4 Sessions
(Savings of $20.00)