Performing and visual art programs

 

Performing Arts Classes

Made for the Stage

Act 1

Ages 7-10

Made for the Stage incorporates all aspects of theatre training including acting, drama techniques and skill development. This class will introduce younger actors to the world of theatre. They’ll build confidence and find their stage presence through fun exercises and guided activities. Each actor will receive a part in a final performance.

**No experience required.

Tuesday 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Jan 07 – Mar 10, 2020 (9 sessions) NO CLASS FEB 18

Mar 24 – May 19 2020 (9 sessions)

9 sessions $180 + GST Registration

Show on the Final Day of class at 7:00 PM

Act 2

Ages 10-12

Made for the Stage incorporates all aspects of theatre training including acting, drama techniques, skill development, monologue and audition preparation. This class will encourage and challenge developing young actors. Participants will have mock auditions wherein they’ll receive feedback to develop their skills. Every student will get a part in a final performance.

This program is ideal for actors who have had at least two years’ experience.

Tuesdays 6:45 - 8:45 PM
Jan 07 – Mar 10, 2020 (9 sessions) NO CLASS FEB 18
Mar 24 – May 19 2020 (9 sessions)
9 sessions $200 + GST Registration

Show on the Final Day of class at 7:00 PM

Act 3

ages 13-16

This course is the most advanced offering at the Bert Church Theatre. Actors will have auditions wherein they'll receive feedback to develop their skills. These auditions will consist of group work and a cold read from the script. Throughout rehearsals we will cover, table work, movement, voice, characterization, and timing. Memorization is required so students must take scripts home to work on lines.

Tuesdays 6:45 - 8:45 PM

Jan 07 – Mar 10, 2020 (9 sessions) NO CLASS FEB 18
Mar 24 – May 19 2020 (9 sessions)
9 sessions $200 + GST Registration

Show on the Final Day of class at 7:00 PM



 

Visual Arts Classes

Drawing Basics

Ages 8-10

Drawing is the base to all art forms. This course will teach students how to translate what they see into their art. Each class is a building block to the next as students use their skills to improve their artistic eye. Each Student will receive a sketchbook that is theirs to keep and we will supply them with a drawing kit. Drawing kits will let students try different tools to see what they prefer however all drawing kits are returned at the end of the course. Students will end the course with an exhibit of their pieces in an open house at the Bert Church Theatre Lobby on the final day of class at 7:30 PM
This class is suitable for all levels. (Fees do not included GST)

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 PM

Jan 07 – Mar 03, 2020 (8 sessions) NO CLASS FEB 18
Mar 31 – May 19 2020 (8 sessions)

8 sessions $200 + GST Registration 

Theatre Design

Ages 11-16

This course will introduce students to the vast world of design. Students will be assigned a play from which they will design the set and costumes. Classes will include instruction on how to work with the script, translating words into images, aiding the narrative, how to work within themes and styles to create a cohesive piece. This course will also teach students how to describe their designs to a creative team, which is an integral skill in real world theatre. A final display of designs will take place on the last day of class at 6:00 PM.
(Fees do not included GST)

Tuesdays, 5:00-6:30 PM

Jan 07 – Mar 03, 2020 (8 sessions) NO CLASS FEB 18

Mar 31 – May 19 2020 (8 sessions)

8 sessions $200+ GST Registration

 

Workshops

Storytelling and Acting Workshop

Ages 7-13

This class will introduce participants to the art of storytelling and creating narratives. They'll develop their own characters and collaborate to create stories. Designed to build confidence and promote team work our workshop will have actors working out their imagination muscles. Students are required to bring their own bagged lunch, snacks, water bottle, and appropriate clothing for movement. (Fees do not included GST)

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (30 min lunch break)


Wednesday February 19 2020

Thursday April 16 2020

Registration $55 per workshop

 

Improv Workshop

Ages 7-13


This class will introduce participants to the skill of Improv. Through games students will learn to think on their feet. Improvisation sharpens the mind and the wit. This gut busting workshop is great at helping shy kids break out of their shell and instill confidence, as there is no wrong answer! Students are required to bring their own bagged lunch, snacks, water bottle, and appropriate clothing for movement. (Fees do not included GST)

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (30 min lunch break)

Thursday February 20 2020

Friday April 17 2020

Friday May 15 2020

Registration $55 per workshop

 

 

Contact us


Bert Church Live Theatre

Address


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

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