Classes (Calgary): Spring Drama Classes and Workshops – Pumphouse Theatre

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Classes (Calgary): Spring Drama Classes and Workshops – Pumphouse Theatre

Looking for a creative outlet for your young artist? The Pumphouse Theatre is back with a brand new semester of drama classes and camps from March to June. REGISTER HERE

Here are all of our Spring class and workshop offerings!

WEEKEND / EVENING DRAMA CLASSES

Playful Drama
Ages 6-8
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Monday 4:30pm-5:30pm; April 12 – June 21, 2021 (No class on May 24)
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
Sundays 10:00am-12:00pm; April 11 – June 20, 2021 (No class on May 23)
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
Ages 9 – 12
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm; April 10 – June 19, 2021 (No class on May 22)
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
Ages 13-17
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Monday 6:00pm-8:00pm; April 12 – June 21, 2021 (No class on May 24)
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.

HOMESCHOOL / PRESCHOOL DRAMA CLASSES

Tales and Tumble | Ages 3-5
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Mondays 10:00am-11:00am; April 12 – June 21, 2021 (No class on May 24)
Fee $125
Max: 8
This course is designed to get your wee ones moving, playing, creating, and having fun! We will cover a variety of topics including: storytelling, dance, yoga and theatre games.

Ready. Set. Act | Ages 6-8
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Mondays 1:00pm-2:30pm; April 12 – June 21, 2021 (No class on May 24)
Fee $150
Max: 8
This course allows participants to explore their creativity and imagination by learning the basics of theatre. We will cover a variety of topics including: story-telling, character, movement, and theatre games.

Theatre FUNdamentals | Ages 9-12
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Tuesdays 10:00am-12:00pm; April 13 – June 15, 2021
Class Fee: $250
Max: 12
This course is an all-inclusive exploration of the fundamentals elements of drama. Students will be encouraged to discover a variety of dramatic techniques such as character creation, improvisation, scene study, and more!

All The Worlds A Stage | Ages 13 – 17
@ The Pumphouse Theatre
Tuesdays 1:00pm-3:00pm; April 13 – June 15, 2021
Class Fee: $325
Max: 12
This course is designed to give young performers a deeper understanding into the world of Shakespeare. Using one play of study, participants will learn about the famous bard as it should be experienced – through performance!

If you do not see a homeschool program that works for you, contact us about our Customizable Cohort Classroom option. We will work with you to create a program that meets your and your children’s needs.

ONLINE DRAMA CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Story & Stretch | Ages 7-12
@ ZOOM
Wednesdays 10:30am-11:30am; April 14 – June 16, 2021
Class Fee: $ 125
Max: 15
This course is designed with your active creators in mind. Using a variety of different methods such as yoga and storytelling, this is a wonderful way for your child to start their day and explore their creative, physical selves.

The Next Stage | Ages 13 – 17
@ ZOOM
Saturdays 1:00pm-2:30pm; April 10 – June 19, 2021 (No class on May 22)
Class Fee: $250
Max: 15
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.

*NEW* Theatre Workshop Series | Ages 7 – 12
@ ZOOM
Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:45pm; March 10, 24, April 7, 21, May 5, 19, June 2, 16
Workshop Fee: $20
Max: 15
Join the Pumphouse Theatre for our newest adventure into virtual education – online workshops! Twice a month from March to June, we will be offering a variety of 75 minute workshops for students aged 7 to 12. These workshops will contain fun drama activities focused on either acting, voice, movement, or crafting. Registration will be open until 1 week prior to the scheduled workshop date. All necessary workshop supplies will be provided, and are available for pick up or delivered to your door. See our full workshop schedule below and sign up today!
Mar 10: Paper Bag Puppets | March 24: Clownin’ Around | April 7: Improv-a-ganza | April 21: British Accent
May 5: Paper Plate Masks | May 19: Pantomime | June 2: Story Creation | June 16: Southern Accent

*NEW* Theatre Workshop Series | Ages 13 – 17
@ ZOOM
Wednesdays 6:00pm-7:30pm; March 10, 24, April 7, 21, May 5, 19, June 2, 16
Workshop Fee: $30
Max: 15
Join the Pumphouse Theatre for our newest adventure into virtual education – online workshops! Twice a month from March to June, we will be offering a variety of 90 minute workshops for students aged 13 to 17. These workshops will contain fun drama activities focused on either acting, voice, movement, or crafting. Registration will be open until 1 week prior to the scheduled workshop date. All necessary workshop supplies will be provided, and are available for pick up or delivered to your door. See our full workshop schedule below and sign up today!
Mar 10: Costumes | March 24: Clownin’ Around | April 7: Improv-a-ganza | April 21: British Accent
May 5: Build a Set | May 19: Commedia Dell’Arte | June 2: Playwriting | June 16: Southern Accent

  • All courses will adhere to all COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
  • All courses, with the exception of our customized programs and workshops, are 10 weeks in length.
  • All in-person classes will take place at the Pumphouse Theatre (2140 Pumphouse Ave SW) when protocols allow. Classes may be alternatively conducted online.

Register for classes before March 15, and receive our Early Bird Discount of $25 off.
Register two or more members of the same immediate family and receive our Multi-Child Discount of $25 off.
If you have questions or concerns, feel free to contact Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director, at 403.263.0079 or [email protected].

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