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Winter 2023 Drama Education Programs

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Pumphouse Theatre — Winter 2023 Drama Education Programs for Youth

Does your young artist’s imagination need to get in from the cold? The Pumphouse Theatre is back with a brand new semester of drama education programs. From preschool to teenagers, and now adults, we have a drama class that is suited for everyone!

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

Playful Drama

Ages: 6-8
Location: Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Monday 6 – 7pm; January 9 – March 20, 2023 (no class on February 20, 2023)
Class Fee: $125
Maximum Capacity: 12

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 required.

Creation in Motion

Ages: 9-12
Location: Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Sundays 10am  –12 noon; January 8 – March 19, 2023 (no class on February 19, 2023)
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 experience is required.

Theatre Arts Exploration

Ages: 9 – 12
Location: Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Saturdays 10am – 12 noon; January 14 – March 25, 2023 (no class on February 18, 2023)
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, Shakespeare, scene study and more. Have a blast creating and performing an original final presentation for friends and family. No experience is required!

Improv for Teens

Ages: 13-17
Location: Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Monday 6 – 8pm; January 9 – March 20, 2023 (no class on February 20, 2023)
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 experience is required.

The Next Stage

Ages: 13-17
Location: Pumphouse Theatre
Dates: Saturdays, 10am – 12 noon; January 14 – March 25, 2023 (no class on February 18, 2023)
Class Fee: $325 ($300 Discounted)
Maximum Capacity: 16

Want to learn more about what it takes to make it in theatre? This class provides the opportunity for teens to learn the ins and outs of the professional theatre world. Learn the tricks of the trade when it comes to auditioning for the stage, and learn advanced acting techniques to prepare you for the profession. Previous drama class experience is encouraged.

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 December 8, 2022, 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 or

Winter Education Programs | Pumphouse Theatre | January to March, 2023