Classes run from September to June. Online credit card payment or post dated cheques accepted. Please contact The Acting Center for more information.
THE 2019 - 2020 YEAR
Fall Classes Start - September 17th, 19th & 20th 2019
Holiday Break - December 14th 2019 to January 5th 2020 (3 weeks off)
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Winter Classes Return - January 7th, 9th & 10th 2020
Spring Break 2020 - March 9th to March 22nd (2 weeks off)
Spring Classes Return - March 24th, 26th and 27th 2020
2020 GALAXY CINEPLEX YEAR END SHOW - June 2020 (TBD)
Last Week of Classes & Registration - June 2nd, 4th & 5th 2020
* Halloween - Thursday Acting Technique Classes are off for October 31st 2019.
* Good Friday - Musical Theatre Classes are off for April 10th 2020.
ACTV Summer Camp 2019
Week One: July 15th to July 19th - 9am to 4pm
Week Two: July 22nd to July 26th - 9am to 4pm
Week Three: August 6th to August 9th - 9am to 4pm
Acting Technique for Kids is a fun weekly class which provides a creative environment where young actors can safely explore character development and scene study. Actors will train in a variety of acting techniques which will be applied to live performance and on-camera studies. Voice, movement, dialects, mask and storyboarding are utilized throughout the year and the actors have fun collaborating on their presentations. Actors will have a wonderful time while they work on the technical aspect of performing as they form the crew, select props, stage scenes and grow in confidence! Guest directors and actors visit the students often and the classes are kept to a small number to ensure that each actor has a chance to shine! All of the Acting Technique classes are led by Artistic Directors Zoe Heath and Jake Simons.
8 to 12 years - $930.00 plus HST
Tuesday - 5:30pm to 7pm
Thursday-5:30pm to 7pm
Acting Technique for Teens is a fast paced creative environment for the young actor who is looking to train at an industry level. Actors will study a variety of techniques which will be applied to their live performances and on-camera studies. Each actor will grow in confidence as they explore their passion for acting by writing scripts, directing, setting scenes, improvising and developing character. This teen class is fun and disciplined all at the same time. Guest directors will make special appearances throughout the year. All Acting Technique classes are led by Artistic Directors Zoe Heath and Jake Simons.
13 to 18 years - $1,010.00 plus HST
Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm
Thursday-7pm to 9pm
The Musical Theatre classes are perfect for the performer who loves to do it all! The Acting Center offers a true triple threat class where students will study singing, acting and dancing. Participants will learn and perform both traditional and contemporary Musical Theatre styles. They will also have a ton of fun working on an original music video where they will help write, record, choreograph and film their collaboration. Classes are led by Artistic Director Jake Simons who has performed in musicals across Canada and the U.S. for over 25 years.
8 to 11 years - $930.00 plus HST
Friday - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
This class is designed for the older Musical Theatre Performer. Performers will sing, act and dance in this fast paced and exciting class. Performers will participate in the writing, recording and filming of an original music video as well as rehearse and perform pieces from classical and contemporary musical theatre. Each class is led by Artistic Director Jake Simons who has performed in musicals across Canada and the U.S. for over 25 years.
*All levels of experience are welcome!
12 and Up - $1,010.00 plus HST
Friday - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ages: 8 to 12 years
ACTV Summer Campers go on an energetic artistic journey through improv, voice work, movement, script writing, mask development and filming. All of the actors will participate in the shooting of their short stories and sketches and will receive their very own Blu-Ray or DVD copy to bring home to their family. They will create and paint their own neutral masks which they will use to stage a performance piece with their peers. Each day is filled with laughter and friendship as we celebrate the creative process of the performing arts! Chapman's ice-cream will be served on Wednesday and a complimentary pizza party along with drinks and fresh fruit will be served on the Friday. The actors will celebrate with their very own special screening following the pizza party on the last day. Every actor will receive an Acting Center t-shirt on the first day of camp! Complimentary early drop-off and late pick-up are available by request (8:30am/4:30pm).
Duration: Week One
July 15th to July 19th 2019 - 9am to 4pm
Tuition: $285.00 + HST
Duration: Week Two
July 22nd to July 26th 2019 - 9am to 4pm
Tuition: $285.00 + HST