The following supplementary courses and projects are designed for students of all ages and are customized for the members of each specific group.
The Summer Stage Intensive 2017 this year runs from August 18 through September 3rd, weekday afternoons 1.30 – 4.30. Performances take place on September 2 @ 3.00 pm and September 3 @ 6.00 pm. The play is an adaptation based on a comedy by A.A.Milne called ‘Toad of Toad Hall’ from Kenneth Grahame’s story, ‘The Wind in the Willows’. For 2016-17 registered students there is no charge as this course is included in the yearly membership fee. For newcomers the fee is $200.
Annual Yuletide Story Feast 2017 ~ on the weekend of December 9th and 10th ~ Involving most of the students in the Theatre School, this seasonal, informal, in-house event (including a silent auction and potluck tea) presents a play performed by students of all ages.
Playwright Challenge ~ Register by February 14th for this opportunity to write and help stage your original play. Registration fee: Free for Tir-na-nOg students. Playwright Jam performance takes place in June 2018.
Winter’s Blast/Spring Board ~ A mixed-age intensive project, with song, dance and movement in the mix. Pre-requisite: Ideally, at least one previous annual season with Tir-na-nOg. (Interview required). Please note ~ students must be available for rehearsals during the second week of Spring Break. This course finishes by April, however, if students wish to continue and participate in the Youth Festival of Plays, we do our best to find them a placement either on stage or back-stage working with an alternate group.
Youth Festival of Plays 2018 ~ an annual event featuring a series of full-length plays running throughout May and June, performed by students for schools and the community at large.
S.A.V.I. Program ~ Students have the opportunity to support a production (other than their own) in the annual Youth Festival of Plays, either on or off stage.
Tir-na-nOg Repertory Company ~ Saturdays and/or alternate times (Autumn Term only) 10.00 – 2.00 Grades 9 – 12 (14 – 19 years) A single term course focused on a seasonal play to be performed the week of December 16 to 22nd.
Tir-na-nOg Alumni Company ~ This hard-working group of dedicated actors has brought many polished and delightful productions to the Bowen Community.
Foundation ~ A supplementary skills class for registered students (grade 5 and up). No extra fee.
Play Quests are enjoyable, exciting and discrete events during which students build a play together for performance the same day.
Internship Journey ~ Customized for the individual (by interview)
Play Reading Evenings ~ Please contact us to be placed on the invitation list. Random Friday evenings.
Enrichment ~ Exploring works of stage and film. Please contact us if you are interested in participating in these evenings. Random Friday evenings.
Coaching Centre ~ Please enquire for details.