Discover. Develop. Play. Perform.

Theatre isn’t all about being the centre of attention. It builds confidence and self-esteem, challenges an individual's comfort level and breaks down social barriers.The STC Academy introduces participants of all ages and experience levels to the magic of theatre in a supportive, social, and non-threatening environment. Our classes are led by skilled and highly-trained instructors with extensive teaching backgrounds. Students are exposed to a wide range of games, exercises, and experiences that are tailored to any skill level. All classes end with a presentation for family and friends. Scroll down to check out the classes below or call 705 674 8381 for more information.

Pre-book and save $20 on every additional class, term or student!

PLAYTIME THEATRE lays the groundwork for budding performers in a playful exploration of creativity and fun. This class encourages cooperation and creativity through theatre games, movement and vocal work. Participants use theatre exercises to learn about basic story-telling, stagecraft, and physical and vocal expression. 

Three sessions are held over nine consecutive weekends, in the fall, winter, and spring terms. Each session culminates in a special recital performance for an invited audience.

For ages 5 to 7
Saturdays from 9 to 10am

Fall Term: 9 SEPT to 4 NOV 2017
Winter Term: 6 JAN to 3 MAR 2018
Spring Term: 7 APRIL to 9 JUNE 2018

$85 per term plus HST for subscribers
$105 per term plus HST non-subscribers

TO REGISTER download the following forms:

FOR NEW STUDENTS:

Download and complete the following three forms, and submit them to the DiBrina Box Office along with your payment.

Academy Registration Form (469.4 KB)

Academy Information Form (371.3 KB)

Academy Release Form (468.2 KB)

FOR RETURNING STUDENTS:

Download and complete the following renewal form, and submit it to the DiBrina Box Office along with your payment by 30 JUN to save $20. Any current students who register after 30 JUN must complete all three new student forms (see above).

17|18 Academy Renewal Form (469.5 KB)

Registrations and payment for the fall term are due by Friday 8 SEPT 2017.

Call 705 674 8381 for more information about how to register. Space is limited.

MEREDITH ZWICKER | Playtime Instructor

Meredith has taught acting and music to students of all ages, from absolute beginners to accomplished professionals, for over twenty years. She has taught for some of the country's leading youth education organizations for the arts including York University, Neptune Theatre School, Arts Express, and Shakespeare in Action. She has extensive training that includes an M.F.A. in Acting from York University and a B.A. with Combined Honours in Theatre and Music from Dalhousie University. As a professional actor, singer and musician she has worked in theatres across Canada and internationally.

 

For ages 8 to 12

Monday 12 MAR to Friday 16 MAR 2018
from 9am to 4pm

Exploration and fun are the key words for Sudbury Theatre Centre’s comprehensive all-arts experience during the March Break. STC offers a varied week of drama and arts from acting, music and movement to visual art. The program includes collaborative activities and games designed to build imagination, confidence, creative expression and lasting friendships. Scene and character work become part of the program as students ready for a final showcase for parents and friends.

$190 plus HST subscribers
$210 plus HST non-subscribers

TO REGISTER download the following forms:

Forms will be posted in JAN 2018.

Registrations and payment for the fall term are due by Friday 9 MAR 2018.

Call 705 674 8381 for more information about how to register. Space is limited.

TBA | instructor

Sudbury Theatre Centre is pleased to announce the beginning of a new session of Youth Drama and Vocal classes for ages 8 to 17. These classes have been re-scheduled so that your child(ren) can take a class in each discipline back to back. Three sessions are held over nine consecutive weekends, in the fall, winter, and spring terms. Each session culminates in a special recital performance for an invited audience.

Fall Term: 9 SEPT to 4 NOV 2017
Winter Term: 6 JAN to 3 MAR 2018
Spring Term: 7 APRIL to 9 JUNE 2018

All Drama and Vocal classes 
$115 per term plus HST subscribers
$135 per term plus HST non-subscribers

TO REGISTER download the following forms:

FOR NEW STUDENTS:

Download and complete the following three forms, and submit them to the DiBrina Box Office along with your payment.

Academy Registration Form (469.4 KB)

Academy Information Form (371.3 KB)

Academy Release Form (468.2 KB)

FOR RETURNING STUDENTS:

Download and complete the following renewal form, and submit it to the DiBrina Box Office along with your payment by 30 JUN to save $20. Any current students who register after 30 JUN must complete all three new student forms (see above).

17|18 Academy Renewal Form (469.5 KB)

Registration forms and payment are due by Friday 8 SEPT 2017.

Call 705 674 8381 for more information about how to register. Space is limited.

For ages 8 to 10

DISCOVERY DRAMA
Saturdays from 10.15 to 11.45am

This class is designed to offer students an opportunity to awaken talent within themselves and to gain confidence as well as learn some of the basics of performance.

VOCAL DISCOVERY
Saturdays from noon to 1.30pm

Students explore basic vocal techniques, rhythm and movement in a fun, energetic and inclusive environment. Each week focuses on a different genre as students learn to sing while expanding their musical vocabulary. From the Beatles to Bruno Mars, the perfect opportunity to discover your inner Rock Star!

For ages 11+

VOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Saturdays from 10.15 to 11.45am

An opportunity for teens to learn vocal techniques while exploring different genres of music, from Classic Rock to Hip Hop. Participants expand their musical vocabularies while combining singing with movement and harmonies. The full performance experience!

DEVELOPMENT DRAMA
Saturdays from noon to 1.30pm

This class offers students who have mastered some of the basics the opportunity to develop their performance skills through both theatre exercises and scripted scenes.

CHELSEA PAPINEAU | drama instructor

Chelsea is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. Her performances have taken her up and down the West Coast of the United States and all the way to Canada. Acting credits include Romeo and Juliet, Oklahoma! and Carousel. Her Sudbury Credits for Theatre Cambrian include Annie Get Your Gun and Beauty and the Beast. Chelsea’s training in voice, improvisation, dance and stage combat are an asset to her teaching.

KELLY PERRAS | vocal instructor

A Sudbury native, Kelly performed in her first musical on the STC stage at age 9 and graduated from Sudbury Secondary School for the Performing Arts. She has studied voice with Marion Harvey-Hannah at Cambrian College, and jazz artist Shannon Gunn from Humber College. As a performer, Kelly has appeared at many of Toronto's best venues. She is thrilled to be part of the STC family, helping students discover their own unique voices.

This unique program engages students in the process of creating a major theatrical production, culminating in a series of performances for parents and the community. Participants develop their performance abilities in acting, voice and movement, and contribute to the creation of props, sets, and costumes.

For ages 10 to 17

2018 Production

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

REHEARSALS February to late May, 2018
Sundays from 5 to 8 pm, and Mondays from 4:30 to 7:30 pm

WEEKDAY MATINEES May 28 to May 31 | 9:30 am and 12:15 pm
PUBLIC PERFORMANCES June 1 @ 7 pm | June 2 @ 2 pm and 7 pm

Click here for more information about show dates and times.

AUDITIONS Entry into the SOS program is by audition only.

-Auditions will be held at Sudbury Theatre Center in late September – dates will be posted in late August.
-Audition information packages will be posted online in late August.

There is no fee required to audition for this program.

Successful applicants will be notified in early October. 

Program participation fees will be:

$230 plus HST subscribers
$250 plus HST non-subscribers

Additional registration information will be provided to the successful applicants.

MEREDITH ZWICKER | director

Meredith has taught acting and music to students of all ages, from absolute beginners to accomplished professionals, for over twenty years. She has taught for some of the country's leading youth education organizations for the arts including York University, Neptune Theatre School, Arts Express, and Shakespeare in Action. She has extensive training that includes an M.F.A. in Acting from York University and a B.A. with Combined Honours in Theatre and Music from Dalhousie University. As a professional actor, singer and musician she has worked in theatres across Canada and internationally.

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