Class Schedule & Descriptions

SCHEDULE

Wednesday in Carleton Place

@ Carambeck Community Centre, 351 Bridge St (beside the pool)

Time Class Age
6-7pmINTRO TO ACTING 6 to 10yrs
7-8pmYOUTH IMPROV10/11 to 16yrs

Thursday in Stittsville

@ The St. Thomas Anglican Church, 1619 Stittsville Main St

Time Class Age
6-7pm**INTRO TO ACTING 6 to 10yrs
OR
6-7pm **MUSICAL THEATRE / GLEE 10/11 to 16yrs
7-8pmYOUTH IMPROV10/11 to 16yrs

** When two or more classes are offered at the same time the class with the most interest will run.
If you want your class to go please register as soon as possible. Classes and times may vary due to registration.

DESCRIPTIONS

INTRO TO ACTING 6 to 10 yrs
A great introduction to the performing arts: acting games, improv, musical theater, puppets/masks, mime, plays, poems and so much more. Build your confidence as you laugh, learn, and perform.
Available in both locations.

The Focus will be on play, imagination, creativity, and teamwork. Every class will be a unique learning opportunity to play, create performance pieces of every variety, build teamwork, and use their imaginations. Parents will be invited on the last day of classes to participate in our activities and watch a group performance.

YOUTH IMPROV 10/11 to 16 yrs
Only mature 10 year olds may join. Please speak to Jennifer about the best class for your child to build and maintain their confidence.

Wild and crazy fun! Learn the skills to get up in front of people and speak with confidence. Gain life skills while performing improv skits and comedy sketches. Just like the T.V. show ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway”. No Experience Necessary! Available in both locations.

The Focus will be on strengthening and building the skills needed to be competent improv actors, while acquiring life skills, character and confidence. Through the building block activities our goal is to create strong team spirit. As the student’s skills grow they will create and perform short and long form improv skits and scenes in every class. Parents will be invited on the last day of classes to participate in our activities and watch some improv skits.

MUSICAL THEATRE / GLEE 10/11 to 16 yrs
Only mature 10 year olds may join. Please speak to Jennifer about the best class for your child to build and maintain their confidence.

Do you love ‘Hairspray’, ‘High School Musical’, ‘Mamma Mia’? Are you an actor who wants to sing? A singer who wants to dance? A dancer who wants to act? If the answer is yes then this is the class for you. No experience necessary. Available in both locations.

The Focus will be preparing a mini musical to perform on the last day of classes in front of friends and family. Students must come to class fully prepared every week having rehearsed their dances and memorized their lines. The goal is to create uplifting, educational, and funny musicals that give the students an opportunity build their confidence, showcase their talent, and inspire their audience. As a team we will work on and create a mini musical that we will perform for parents on the last day of classes.

STAND T.A.L.L. LEADERSHIP 12-18yrs
In this fun and interactive success skills course the students will be introduced to the skills great leaders incorporate to create successful and happy lives; at school, at work and in their relationships. Learn how a growth and positive mindset can help you see every situation as an opportunity to grow, learn, and improve. Practice the skills of rapport and team building and heighten your listening and communication skills while turning your fears into power and confidence. Available in both locations. WORKSHOPS also available.

GET A JOB 101’: Resume & Job interview skills 12-18yrs
Gain experience & confidence to get the job you want! Learn About: *eye catching resumes...don’t underestimate the skills you have + build skills to add to your resume. *get the interview...first impressions & selling yourself. *ace the interview...the Do’s & Don’ts of the job interview, using Improv to act out the scenarios. *know your rights & be safe on the job. A lifeskill to take with you Wherever You Go! Available in both locations. WORKSHOPS also available.

CONFIDENT CONNECTIONS 12-18yrs
How can we let go of our fears and connect confidently with new people, in new situations, and make new friends? How can we connect confidently with an audience whether we are presenting projects, doing speeches, running for student council or giving pre game pep talks, participating in work meetings or performing on stage? Learn the simple and effective tools you can practice to confidently communicate and connect with everyone. Available in both locations. WORKSHOPS also available.

ADULT IMPROV 19yrs+
Leave your kids and your stress at home and come for laughter therapy. Build confidence through team and partner exercises. Laugh while you learn portable life skills. A great excuse for letting your hair down and having some fun. Available certain sessions. Call for details. WORKSHOPS also available.

These ongoing Sunday morning Success Skills Youth Workshops will soon be offered as 5 week courses. This will allow for more time to learn, practice and integrate the skills needed for life success.

GET A JOB 101: Job resume and interview skills course 12-17yrs.
CONFIDENT CONNECTIONS: Presentation / Performance / Rapport Building skills 12-17yrs.
IMPROVE with IMPROV: Character / Confidence / Communication 8-11yrsyrs.
STAND T.A.L.L.: Leadership / Growth and Positive Mindset 12-17yrs.

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