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Fall 2022 Drama Education Programs

Pumphouse Theatre Fall 2022 drama education programs — registration opened on July 17, 2022.

Looking for a creative outlet for your young artist? The Pumphouse Theatre is back with a brand new semester of drama education programs. From preschool to teenagers, we have a drama class that is suited for everyone!

You can find our list of offerings below and register on our website, just visit pumphousetheatre.ca under the Classes & Camps tab.

Weekend/Evening Drama Classes

Playful Drama

Ages: 5-8
Location: The Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Monday 6:00 – 7:00pm, September 19 – November 28, 2022 (No class on October 10, 2022)
Class Fee: $125
Maximum Capacity: 16

This course is a great introduction to the drama basics and covers a variety of topics including: storytelling, character, sharing, movement and theatre games. This is a wonderful way to help your child explore their imagination, learn new skills and have fun! No experience is required!

Creation in Motion

Ages: 9-12
Location: The Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Sundays, 10:00am – 12:00pm; September 18 – November 27, 2022 (No class on October 9, 2022)
Class Fee: $250
Maximum Capacity: 16

Explore storytelling and harness imagination through physicality. Creation in Motion will encourage creative expression through movement, choreography, mime, balance, staging and mask. Students will learn about teamwork, gain self-confidence and be physically active, all within a safe and engaging environment. No previous experience is required!

Theatre Arts Exploration

Ages: 9 – 12
Location: The Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm; September 17 – November 26, 2022 (No class on October 8, 2022)
Class Fee: $250
Maximum Capacity: 16

This course is an all-inclusive exploration of the theatre arts. Students will be encouraged to discover a variety of dramatic techniques such as character creation, improvisation, movement, scene study, and more. Have a blast creating and performing an original final presentation for friends and family. No previous experience is required!

Improv for Teens

Ages: 13-17
Location: The Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Monday, 6:00 – 8:00pm; September 19 – November 28, 2022 (No class on October 10, 2022)
Class Fee: $325
Maximum Capacity: 16

Improv is a great way to have fun and explore while bolstering creativity, adaptability, team work and confidence. This course includes lessons in theatresports, character development, storytelling, and many favourite improvisation games. Be inspired to think outside the box, learn something new and have fun. No previous experience is required!

Playwriting

Ages: 13-17
Location: The Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:00pm; September 17 – November 26, 2022 (No class on October 8, 2022)
Class Fee: $325
Maximum Capacity: 16

This course is designed to give young performers a deeper understanding into the written world of theatre. Through examining classic and contemporary text, students will be guided to explore the craft of playwriting and dramaturgy and learn what it means to tell an effective story. Students will also be able to have the opportunity to craft their own creations. No previous experience is required!

If you do not see a homeschool program that works for you, contact us about our Customizable Cohort Classroom option. We will work with you to create a program that meets your and your children’s needs.

All courses will adhere to all COVID-19 health and safety protocols. All courses, with the exception of our customized programs and workshops, are 10 weeks in length. All in-person classes will take place at the Pumphouse Theatre (2140 Pumphouse Ave SW) when protocols allow. Classes may be alternatively conducted online. Register before August 15, and receive our Early Bird Discount of $25 off. Register two or more members of the same immediate family and receive our Multi-Child Discount of $25 off.

If you have questions or concerns, feel free to contact Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director, at 403.263.0079 ext 100 or kelly@pumphousetheatre.ca.

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