Youth Theatre Workshop Offered This Autumn

NEWS RELEASE

Young aspiring actors, aged 11 to 15 years of age, are invited to register now for an exciting thirteen-day theatre workshop this fall. Bard in the Valley and the City of Langley are partnering again to create this opportunity for Langley’s youth. The workshops will be held on 12 consecutive Tuesday afternoons from 4:30 to 6:30 beginning on September 18 and ending with a performance on Friday, December 7.

A maximum of 14 young people will be introduced to improv theatre techniques and games, audition techniques, plot development, scriptwriting, costume designing, makeup application, set design, set construction and set decorating, stage managing, production team building, theatre etiquette and back stage cooperation.

The workshops will be held in the theatre at H.D. Stafford Middle School so the young actors will have the thrill of presenting a show on a stage for their friends and family on Friday, December 7. The dress rehearsal will be between 4:30 and 6 and the performance will be between 6:30 and 8 p.m.

Early registration is recommended because these workshops fill up quickly.

The BIV Youth Theatre Program goal is designed to foster in young people a sense of discipline, confidence, critical thinking and pride in accomplishments, so they can become positive contributors to the community.

These workshops will be led by Shane Rochon who will also write the production the children will perform at the final workshop. Shane is a graduate of Dawson College’s Professional Theatre Program in Montreal. He acts professionally as well as with local community groups. Shane directed the 2017 fall production at the Langley Playhouse – Memory of Water. Shane says “What inspires me when working with children is the self-discovery aspect and watching them grow in their self-confidence.”

Cost: $50 for each participant.
Location: H.D. Stafford Middle School, 20441 Grade Crescent, Langley

Participants must plan to attend all 13 days to ensure they realize the best experience from the camp.

For more information and to register, please contact Diane Gendron at dianegendroncooney@valis.ca

FREE Youth Theatre Workshop Offered

NEWS RELEASE

October 28, 2017 Langley BC: Young aspiring actors, aged 11 to 15 years of age, are invited to register now for an exciting, free, ten-day theatre workshop. Bard in the Valley and the City of Langley are partnering again to create this opportunity for Langley’s youth. The workshops will be held on 10 Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 to 6:30 beginning on November 7. The subsequent dates are: November 14, 21, 28, December 5 & 12 and January 9 & 16 with a performance on the final day (date to be confirmed).

A maximum of 14 young people will be introduced to improv theatre techniques and games, plot development, scriptwriting, costume designing, makeup application, set design, set construction and set decorating, stage managing, production team building and back stage cooperation. As part of the workshop, all the participants will be cast in a show that will be rehearsed at each session and then performed in front of friends and family on the final day.

The workshops will be held in the theatre at H.D. Stafford Middle School so the young actors will have the thrill of presenting a show on a stage.

The BIV Youth Theatre Program goal is designed to foster in young people a sense of discipline, confidence, critical thinking and pride in accomplishments, so they can become positive contributors to the community.

These workshops will be led by Shane Rochon who will also write the production the children will perform at the final workshop. Shane is a graduate of Dawson College’s Professional Theatre Program in Montreal. He acts professionally as well as with local community groups. He is currently directing the fall production at the Langley Playhouse – Memory of Water. Shane says “What inspires me when working with children is the self-discovery aspect and watching them grow in their self-confidence.”

Cost: Free
Location: H.D. Stafford Middle School, 20441 Grade Crescent, Langley

Participants must plan to attend all ten days to ensure they realize the best experience from the camp.

For more information and to register, please contact Diane Gendron at dianegendroncooney@valis.ca.

Youth Theatre Workshop 2017

Current camps in the community:

Bard in the Valley’s Youth Theatre Workshop – 2017

The BIV workshop this year will be in the fall on 10 consecutive Tuesday afternoons between 3:30 and 6:30 at HD Stafford Middle School. The dates: Tuesday, October 10 to Tuesday, December 12.

Surrey Little Theatre: Summer Drama Camp

Linda McRae, actor, director, writer and teacher with more than 20 years of experience will head up Theatre Peeps Summer Drama Camp for 6 to 12 year olds.  The program will include the participants becoming familiar with the basics of theatre etiquette, expectations and rules of community theatre.

They will expand their creativity, imagination, confidence and self-esteem through free expression with the use of costumes, hats, props, role play, improvisation, mime, mask making and dialogue scripts.

https://www.surreylittletheatre.com/news/4/summer-drama-camp