Classes (Calgary): Spring Drama Classes Ages 6-17

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Classes (Calgary): Spring Drama Classes Ages 6-17


The Pumphouse Theatre is excited to be announcing its Spring Semester of drama classes. Students aged 6 to 17 are encourage to check out all of the available amazing and fun classes offered between April and June. The descriptions of each class can be found below. Each class is 10 weeks in length and take place at the Pumphouse Theatre (2140 Pumphouse Theatre SW) unless otherwise specified.

Playful Drama

Ages 6-8
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
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
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
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 III

Ages 9 – 12
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
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 III

Ages 13-17
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
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
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
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.

The early bird deadline for registrations is March 6th. We also offer a multiple child discount for members of the same immediate family. Visit for more details.

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 [email protected]

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