Acting Out! (ages 11-18) this 8 week, hour long class will focus on exploring acting and delving into expressing our thoughts and ideas about issues that matter to us. Through collective creation we will examine our voices as performers and actors and create a piece of theatre that reflects the point of view of the actors in the class and what matters to them.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Classes: Mondays starting October 2nd at the Al Whittle Theatre in Studio Z from 6:00-7:30pm

Price:$210.00

Voicing Character (ages 11-18) this 8 week, 90 minute class will focus on developing the voices for different characters. We will look at famous television, movie and cartoons and give them our own voice. We will also examine how to find and develop a characters voice so that it reflects who they are and produce our own radio play-complete with foley sound effects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Classes: Mondays starting October 2nd  at the Al Whittle Theatre in Studio Z in Wolfville from 7:30-9:00pm 

Price:$210.00


Story Theatre (ages 4-6) is a 45 minute class in which we learn the fundamentals of theatre through games, activities and exploring familiar stories. This class focuses on theatre through imaginative play and will foster a child's ability to express themselves while developing confidence, pose and imagination. At the end of the 8 weeks the children will perform an in class production based on a book that utilizes all the things they have learned thus far.
Classes: Tuesdays starting October 3rd at the Al Whittle in  Studio Z in Wolfville at 3:30pm-4:15
Price:$175.00

Exploring Theatre (7-9) is an hour long class in which we learn the fundamentals of theatre (like creating characters, telling stories and basic improv) through games and activities. This class focuses on theatre through the exploration of creating character and collectively developing a world that would have all our characters interact. At the end of the 8 weeks, the children will perform an in class production that utilizes all the things they have learned thus far.                                                                    Classes:Tuesdays starting October 3rd at the Al Whittle in Studio Z in Wolfville at 4:15-5:15 Price:$195.00


 Aspiring Actors  (ages 10-12) in this 8 week class we will explore how to develop strong characters and how characters can interact to build and construct a play. Through exercises, games and improv we will collectively create a play that features characters from the students’ imagination. This class will challenge the imaginative to delve deeper, while bolstering cooperative skills and confidence.                                                                                                                                                                            Classes: Wednesdays starting October 4th at the Al Whittle Studio in Studio Z in Wolfville from 3:45-4:45 Price: $195.00



*Class minimum is 4 students.

*Payment must be made on first day of class, but payment schedule can be arranged if you contact before hand.


Bio of the Instructors


Born in Port Williams, Nova Scotia-Kerri Leier doesn't remember a time when she wasn't in love with theatre.

She attended York University for its theatre program and, because of her love of children and youth, branched out to take her Bachelor of Education at the same time. While attending York, Kerri held summer jobs directing recreational camps, performing in dinner theatre and being both Counsellor and Theatre Director at several prestigious camps for fine arts. It was through these experiences that she solidified her commitment to young people and the arts. 

Upon graduation, she accepted a job at Neptune Theatre School Teacher, and later became the Administrative Assistant and a teacher at the theatre schoolwhile she assisted with the Neptune Youth Performance Company and also wrote her first full length musical . To produce the musical, Kerri formed Edalene Theatre and has taught theatre to preschoolers and university students.

Now in its 10th year, Edalene has  done multiple shows, four of which were original and two which also featured original music, and has now completed it’s 8th Summer Musical Theatre Intensive Camp for kids ages 10-18. 

 

 

Questions about Classes? Contact me:  kerri@edalenetheatre.ca or by calling 902-799-9009



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Fall 2017 Registration Form