2h.) special projects

Special Programs

The following supplementary courses and projects are designed for students of all ages and are customized for the members of each specific group.

Annual Yuletide Story Feast 2017 ~ 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 ~ Registration opens December 9th and closes February 14th. After this date the registrant has until April 1st to write a play.  A great opportunity for students to write and help stage an original play. Registration fee: Free for Tir-na-nOg students. Playwright Jam performance takes place in June 2018.

Winter’s Blast ~  A mixed-age intensive project. Pre-requisite: Ideally, at least one previous annual season with Tir-na-nOg. (Interview required). This course finishes on March 16th, 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.

The Summer Stage Intensive 2018  this year runs from August 17 through September 2nd, with weekday afternoon classes 1.30 – 4.30. Performances take place over the Labour Day weekend. For 2017-18 registered students there is no charge, as this course is included in the yearly membership fee. For newcomers the fee is $200.

Tir-na-nOg Repertory Company ~ Tuesdays (Autumn Term only) 7.00 – 9.00 Grades 9 – 12 (14 – 19 years) A single term course focused on a chosen play to be performed.

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 class to support young actors and enrich theatrical experience together with an introduction to Laban movement. For registered students (grade 6 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.

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)