2020 Spring & Summer Classes and Camps

October 3, 2017 2:15 pm


Spring Break Drama Camp

9 am – 4:30 pm
March 23-27 2020

Ages 7-15
March 23-27, 2020 @ The Pumphouse Theatre
Monday – Friday 9am–4:30 pm (37.5 hours)
Fee: $350 ($300 discounted)
Pre/Post Care included in registration fee!
Early-bird deadline: February 28

Where every day is a little bit different! This camp offers a wide range of activities and drama games,taught by a team of professional instructors. In the afternoons, students work to develop a performance that will be shared with family and friends on the final day of camp, allowing students to put their new skills to practical use. Whether a first-time camper, or a returning student who just can’t wait for our summer session, Pumphouse Theatre’s Spring Camp is a fun and creative way to spend spring break!


Spring Classes


Playful Drama

Ages 6-8
Monday 5:00pm-6:00pm; April 6 – June 22, 2020 (No class on April 13 or May 18)
Fee $125 ($100 Discounted)

This course is a great introduction to the drama basics, and covers a variety of topics including: story-telling, character, sharing, movement, and theatre games. This is a wonderful way to help your child explore their imagination, learn new skills, and have fun! No experience required!


Creation in Motion

Ages 9-12
Monday 6:00pm-8:00pm; April 6 – June 22, 2020 (No class on April 13 or May 18)
Fee $250 ($225 Discounted)

Explore storytelling and harness imagination through physicality.  Creation in Motion will encourage creative expression through movement, choreography, mime, balance, staging, and mask.  Students will learn about teamwork, gain self-confidence, and be physically active, all within a safe and engaging environment. No previous experience is required!


Theatre Arts Exploration II

Ages 9 – 12
Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm
April 4 – June 20, 2020 (No class April 11 or May 16)
Class Fee: $250 ($225 Discounted)

This course is an all-inclusive exploration of the theatre arts. Students will be encouraged to discover a variety of dramatic techniques such as character creation, improvisation, movement, Shakespeare, scene study, and more! Have a blast creating and performing an original final presentation for friends and family. Previous Theatre Arts Exploration or other drama class experience encouraged.


Improv for Teens II 

Ages 13-17
Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm
April 4 – June 20, 2020 (No class April 11 or May 16)
Class Fee: $325 ($300 Discounted)

Improv is a great way to have fun and explore while bolstering creativity, adaptability, team work, and confidence. This course includes lessons in theatresports, character development, story-telling, and many favourite improvisation games. Be inspired to think outside the box, learn something new, and have fun! Previous improvisation class experience encouraged.


The Next Stage

Ages 13 – 17
Sundays 10:00am-12:00pm
April 5 – June 14, 2020 (No class April 12 or May 17)
Class Fee: $325 ($300 Discounted)

Want to learn more about what it takes to make it in theatre and film? This class provides the opportunity for teens to learn the ins and outs of the profession theatre, film, and television world. Learn the tricks of the trade when it comes to auditioning for both stage and screen, and learn advanced acting techniques to prepare you for the profession. Previous drama class experience is encouraged.


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

If you have any questions, please email Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director at kelly@pumphousetheatre.ca.

Summer 2020 DRAMA CAMPS

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! The theme this year is “Storytellers”. Bring your
favourite stories from page to stage in this fun filled drama camp experience!

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 helps 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.

A $50 Discount applies to multiple registrations per family or to registrations received before June 8th. Participants are 7 to 15 years old.  Final performances are on the second Thursday of the two-week sessions, and on the Friday of the one-week sessions. Participants receive an official camp t-shirt, and a DVD of their final performance.

Times
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Pre-Care: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Post-Care: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Pre Camp; Post Care are included in the cost of registration.
Cancellation is permitted (less a $25 administration fee) provided notice is given a minimum of 10 business days prior to the first day of camp. No refund will be given with less than 10 business days notice, without a doctor’s note.

We do have a bursary option for those who need financial assistance. These bursaries are in limited supply and an application must be requested from the Programming Director. We also have a Referral Rewards Program that can provide additional discounts. Find out more information about both of these at www.pumphousetheatre.ca.

If you have any questions, please email Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director at kelly@pumphousetheatre.ca