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Spring 2016 Drama Classes

Spring 2016 Classes

Clowning Around: An Introduction to Physical Theatre,
Comedy, Circus, & Clown
Ages 8 – 12 @ The Bridgeland / Riverside Community Centre
Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm; April 7 – June 8, 2016
Class Fee: $225 ($200 Discounted)

No Experience Necessary! This class is designed to introduce children to the vocabulary of Physical Theatre, Clown, Mask and Improvisation techniques, while learning to move their bodies and to express their imaginations in exciting new ways. They will experience the art of character development and scene creation for theatre and film, inspiring confidence, team playing and creativity in a fun filled atmosphere.
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Theatre Arts Exploration
Ages 8 – 12 @ The Pumphouse Theatre
Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm; April 9 -June 11, 2016
Class Fee: $225 ($200 Discounted)

This course is an exploration of the theatre arts for any experience level and includes: scene study, designing, constructing, and performing. Students will have fun exploring theatre arts and learn a lot as they work with adapted Shakespeare plays and perform for parents at the final class.

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EARLY BIRD DEADLINE IS MARCH 9TH

Discount applies to registrations received before MARCH 9TH or to multiple registrations per family.

Cancellation is permitted (less a $25 administration fee) provided notice is given a minimum of 10 business days prior to the first day of class. No refund will be given with less than 10 business days notice, without a doctor’s note.


Now hiring full-time summer positions

The Pumphouse Theatre is now accepting applications for four (4) full-time Drama Instructor positions and four (4) full-time Camp Counselors for our annual Summer Drama Day Camp.

Drama camp activities include the exploration of acting, improvisation, creative movement, voice, sound, storytelling, and playwriting. The goal of the program is to develop the social interaction and life skills of the participants through creative utilization of theatrical techniques. The instructors also facilitate their students in developing a production, which is performed for friends and family on the final day of camp. Pumphouse Theatre believes in drama education that encourages creativity, freedom, and a healthy sense of play in our youth.

Deadline to apply is March 18th.

Click below for full job postings:

Summer Drama Day Camp Instructors 2016

Summer Drama Day Camp Counselors 2016

 


Spring Break Drama Day Camp

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The Pumphouse Theatre Drama Day Camp is a great introduction to drama basics.  Participants learn through dramatic arts to gain confidence, make friends and have fun in a real theatre!

Each day of the camp is divided into classes, covering a variety of acting techniques, speech, physical theatre play creation, and much more! Emphasis is placed on group work that help to develop social and other life skills. Under the guidance of our professional instructors, participants will work together within their age group to create a play. At the end of each session, participants will showcase their work to family and friends by performing this brand-new creation.

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March 21-25th @ The Pumphouse Theatre
Ages 8-14

$300 ($250 discounted)

Early bird deadline is extended indefinitely , register now!

The Pumphouse Theatre appreciates that these are difficult economic times in our city, and we would like to thank our patrons for years of loyalty by extending our early-bird pricing for our Spring Break Drama Day Camp. We are pleased to extend our offer of a $50 discount on the regular registration fee.

Cancellation is permitted (less a $25 administration fee) provided notice is given a minimum of 10 business days prior to the first day of class. No refund will be given with less than 10 business days notice, without a doctor’s note.

 


Summer Drama Day Camp 2016

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The Pumphouse Theatre Drama Day Camp is a great introduction to drama basics. Participants learn through dramatic arts to gain confidence, make friends and have fun!

register-now (2)

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Each day of the camp is divided into classes, covering a variety of acting techniques, speech, physical theatre play creation, and much more!. Emphasis is placed on group work that help to develop social and life skills. Under the guidance of our professional instructors, participants will work together within their age group to create a play. At the end of each session, participants will showcase their new talents to family and friends by performing this brand-new creation.

IMG_3816 Instructor Jeffery Follis supervising the outdoor lunch break before they begin capture-the-flag on the North Lawn.Session 1: July 4 – 15
$500

Session 2: July 18 – 22
$300

Session 3: July 25 – August 5
$475 (no class on August 1 holiday)

Session 4: August 8 – 12
$300

Session 5: August 15 – 26
$500

A $50 Discount applies  to multiple registrations per family.

Participants are 8 to 14 years old. Final performances are on the second Thursday of the two-week sessions, and on the Friday of the one-week sessions.

Times
Monday to Friday
Camp Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Pre-Care: 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Post-Care: 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Cancellation is permitted (less a $25 administration fee) provided notice is given a minimum of 10 business days prior to the first day of class. No refund will be given with less than 10 business days notice, without a doctor’s note.

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Calling All Emerging Visual Artists!

Web Graphic Emerging Artist Exhibit 

The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance supporting and presenting all art forms; and creating opportunities for engagement, enrichment, cultural experience, learning and inspiration serving all Calgarians.

The PTS Art Gallery will provide accessible wall display space for emerging Calgary and Alberta visual artists in a variety of styles/mediums to display and sell their work March 18th to June 30, 2016.

Submissions must meet the following requirements:

  • Artist resides in Alberta
  • Artwork must be delivered ready to hang.
  • Artist must be available for installation
  • Artist must be an Emerging Artist, defined as being active 5 years or less in the industry.

Timeline
Submission Deadline: February 19th, 2016
(Artists will be notified within 3 weeks of submission deadline)
Installation: March 14th to 16th
Opening Reception: March 18th 5:00pm -7pm
Exhibition: March 18th to June 30th, 2016

Click here for full submission information