2e.) intermediate-alt

Intermediate (ages 9 and up)

STAGE DOOR
Fridays 3.05 – 4:25 ~ Grades 2-4, Ages 7/9. Explore freedom of movement, voice and imagination within flexible structures of story, situation and ideas drawn from the group to experience characterization, improvization and scene building to gain confidence in working on stage. The Stage Door group will participate in Tir-na-nOg Theatre School’s annual Yuletide Story Feast and in the Youth Festival of Plays.
BRIDGE
Thursdays 3:10 – 4:30 ~ Grades 4-5, Ages 9/10. Balancing development and management of individual skills with practice and further exploration of movement, mime, voice, role study, improvisation, scene work and group dynamics. The Bridge group will participate in Tir-na-nOg Theatre School’s annual Yuletide Story Feast and in the Youth Festival of Plays.
DRAMA CLUB
Mondays 4:45 – 6:15 ~ Grades 5-6, Ages 10/11. Enjoy the adventure of working together on stage, gaining experience in solo, dialogue and group work gaining familiarity with scripts and exploring the interplay of characters. The Drama Club group will participate in Tir-na-nOg Theatre School’s annual Yuletide Story Feast and in the Youth Festival of Plays.
UPSTAGE ENSEMBLE
Tuesdays 4:45 – 6:30 ~ Grades 6-7, Ages 11/13. Exploration of a broader range of dramatic material and movement vocabulary while working with an array of roles, situations and relationships on stage. The Upstage Ensemble will participate in Tir-na-nOg Theatre School’s annual Yuletide Story Feast and in the Youth Festival of Plays.
FOUNDATION Thursdays 7.00 – 8.00 Grades 6-9 ~ ages 11-14. A supplementary class to support young actors and enrich theatrical experience with an introduction to Laban movement. For registered students. No extra fee. Begins in the Winter Term.

 

Please note:   All classwork is centred on the needs and the qualities of each specific group. Some work is required outside of class with a time commitment appropriate to the age level. For maximum benefit, both for the individual and the group, regular attendance is required. Our emphasis is on group awareness and co-operative action — not single stars, but galaxies, brightly shining.

How to Register

Please contact us by e-mail tirnanog@telus.net to let us know which class you and your child are considering for next year so we can confirm a space. If the class is not at a time that is possible for your child, also let us know, so we can place their name on a waiting list for a duplicate class to be held at a different time. Once a place is confirmed, you will need to fill out, sign and send in the completed registration form together with payment. (Forms are available in the lobby of the Theatre School)
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