Performing and visual art programs


Performing Arts

Made for the Stage

Made for the Stage incorporates all aspects of theatre training including acting, drama techniques, skill development, monologue and audition preparation, along with technical skills such as lighting and sound design. If being part of the technical crew interests you more than being in front of the audience, there is still a place for you at BCLT! Each session will conclude with a performance open to friends and family.

Act 1

Ages 7-10

Made for the Stage Act One will build the foundation for further exploration of the performing arts. Students will learn staging, projection, character work, and narrative building. Culminating in a scripted performance on November 19. This course will require students to memorize lines, blocking and perform in a show for family and friends of all participants.

*No experience required!

Tuesdays 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 17 - Nov. 19
10 sessions $200 + GST Registration


Act 2

Ages 11-16

Made for the Stage Act Two is an evolution of basic performing skills and the application and growth of more refined aspects . Students are required to have some acting experience and be proficient in the basics of projection, blocking and stage directions. A deeper exploration of voice and character will be utilized in the creation of a final performance on November 19. This course will require students to memorize lines, blocking, make definitive character choices, work as an ensemble and perform in a show for family and friends of all participants.

Tuesdays 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Sept. 17 - Nov. 19
10 sessions $225 + GST Registration

Act 3

ages 10+

This is an audition for our ACT Three Program. Classes will take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 PM at the Town and Country Centre with a few rehearsals taking place at the performance space (The Bert Church Theatre). Our young actors will be performing in an adaptation of Robin Hood by Kim Cheel

Show description

This adaptation of Robin Hood is an ensemble piece that has Robin and his friends work to make England safe from the likes of Prince John and the Sheriff of Nottingham. Starting in a battlefield in Jerusalem, we follow the lives of Will Scarlett, Tuck, Marian, and John as they struggle under the Prince's regime, before Robin's return. You'll recognize the people in the story, and perhaps even parts of the story itself. The focus is less about robbing from the rich to give to the poor, and more about coming together against a common enemy.


For your audition you need to prepare a:
• 30 second to a 1-minute monologue, ideally from a play - Resources available online: -
• And a cold read of a scene from the play we will be producing

Audition dates

Sept 9 & 11 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Town and Country Centre - Audition information

Rehearsal dates

Sept. 16 to Nov. 19, 2019

Mondays and Wednesdays 4 to 6 p.m. at the Town and Country Centre

Registration fee $400+ GST

*Registration will open for the cast after auditions are completed.


Visual Arts Classes

Visual arts combo

Art Lounge - New this Fall

Ages 10+

Be part of new art installations in Airdrie Parks at this FREE drop-in mural painting class!

Tuesdays 3:45 - 5 p.m.
No registration required! 

Creativity Crash Course

Ages 7 - 9

Creativity Crash Course is a great way to enter into many forms of art. Sampling multiple art techniques throughout sessions. This fast paced course will allow students to try different mediums and introduce them to the joy of art.

Tuesdays 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Sept. 17 to Oct. 15
5 sessions $110+ GST Registration

Tuesdays 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Oct. 22 - Nov. 19
5 sessions $110+ GST Registration


Drawing with the Artist Vision

Ages 10 +

Drawing with the Artist Vision is a course that will teach students to see the world in a way that will aid them in artistic creation. This course will teach students a step by step process to draw the things they see in the world. Adding the artist vision lens to your tool kit is the first step in realizing your ideas through drawing.

Tuesdays 5 - 7 p.m.
Sept. 17 - Nov. 19
10 sessions $350+ GST Registration

Teen Studio

Therapeutic Art Journaling 

Teen/adult (12+)

Therapeutic Art Journaling will examine the methods of art that have been proven to have psychological and health benefits. Our instructor is certified in Zentangle which can help calm and refocus your mind.

Tuesdays 7:30 to 9 p.m.

SEpt. 17 to Nov. 19
10 sessions $250 plus GST Registration



Contact us

Bert Church Live Theatre


Bert Church Live Theatre
1000 East Lake Blvd NE
Airdrie, AB T4A 2A1

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