Studio Drama Classes

Located in our studio at the
Artscape Weston Common

Weston
Young Theatre
Makers Series

Classes for children and youth

Starting Jan 25th, 2020

  • Story-Tots
    (Ages 0-5)
  • Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Through drama games, vocal exploration, movement and music this course is designed to introduce you and your youngster to unique ways of creative expression.

Through this 7 week program, you and your tot will be guided by a professional Actor-Educator to explore rhythm, movement, and imagination through story-telling in a warm, fun, and welcoming environment. 

This class is a perfect way for parents, guardians, and caregivers to spend structured time with others in the area, while exercising your inner child!

  • Young Storytellers
    (Ages 4-6)
  • Saturdays from 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Through drama, language arts, movement and music this course is designed to introduce our youngsters to unique ways to express themselves creatively, explore character creation and storytelling.

Through this 8 week program, participants will work with one of our professional Actor-Educators to explore a series of texts to create a final performance for friends and family to be presented in the Shakespeare in Action studio!

Join us at our brand new Artscape Weston Common studio to become a Young Storyteller today!

  • Drama Makers
    (Ages 7-10)
  • Saturdays from 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Through fun-filled play, storytelling, movement, music, and games, this class will give children a vibrant introduction to drama.

Through this 8 week program, participants will work with one of our professional Actor-Educators to explore a series of texts to create a final performance for friends and family to be presented in the Shakespeare in Action studio!

Join us at our brand new Artscape Weston Common studio to become a part of something dramatic!

  • Theatre Creators
    (Ages 11-14)
  • Saturdays from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

In this introductory acting course, young actors will learn to use their voices, bodies and imaginations to learn to creatively express themselves by communicating thoughts, emotions and storytelling. Areas of focus may include improvisation, puppetry, music, creating characters, writing and text exploration.

Through this 8 week program, participants will work with one of our professional Actor-Educators to explore a series of texts to create a final performance for friends and family to be presented in the Shakespeare in Action studio!

Join us at our brand new Artscape Weston Common studio to create something new in Weston!

Pricing

Story-Tots

  • Cost: PWYC (pay what you can)
  • Cost: $100 per child (7 weeks)

Young Storytellers / Drama Makers / Theatre Creators

  • Cost: $120 per child (8 weeks)

Weston Young Theatre Makers Access Fund

The Weston Young Theatre Makers Access Fund supports low-income children and youth who live in/around the Weston community, by offering subsidized spots and in some cases full scholarships to Shakespeare in Action’s performing arts classes, run out of our studio at the Artscape Weston Common.

Are you interested in supporting access for the next generation of Weston’s young theatre makers? Consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Weston Young Theatre Makers Access Fund by clicking HERE and noting “Access Fund” in the donation message or by adding “Weston Young Theatre Makers Access Fund” to your registration, at which point you may choose an amount to donate. All money received will go towards subsidizing the fee for SIA’s performing arts classes.

Are you a child, youth, parent or guardian who would benefit from a subsidized ticket price or scholarship? Please email education@shakespeareinaction.org for more information. Subsidized prices and scholarships depend on support received to the Weston Young Theatre Makers Access Fund.

Refund Policy and Cancellation

Registrants may cancel their registration up to two weeks before the classes begin. Cancellation requests must be delivered in writing via email to education@shakespeareinaction.org. The fee will be refunded less a $25 administration fee (Please note, the PayPal processing fee is also non-refundable).

Cancellation requests within two weeks of the class start date, or after the classes have commenced are not eligible for refunds.

Shakespeare In Action reserves the right to cancel entire course due to low enrolment. In that case, all participants will be fully refunded.

As Shakespeare In Action employs professional working actors, we reserve the right engage substitute instructors when necessary.

In the event of inclement weather or another emergency, Shakespeare In Action will make all attempts to contact parents/guardians at least one hour prior to the beginning of the class in order to inform them of any change.

Welcome to the Artscape Weston Common

A community cultural hub located in the heart of the West-Mount Dennis community providing a platform for local creative talent to thrive; a supportive home for creative people and organizations, and a place to celebrate and showcase the community’s rich and diverse cultural heritage.