Performance

Course Overview

Tap into your inner performer while learning how to think on your feet, project your voice and build your confidence. Being the centre of attention can be a scary thing for some, and acting can help relax your nerves and conquer your stage fright. For others, being in the spotlight is invigorating, and Extra Ed programs give ample opportunity to express yourself and be seen by others.

No acting experience is required, and levels are structured to layer and improve to make acting accessible for all students from grades 1-8.

Improv Level 1 Learn improv games and exercises in a group.

Improv Level 2 Use tools and techniques to develop your voice and think on your feet.

Improv Level 3 Perform more complex skits working in a group while acting out a variety of scenarios.

Stand-up Comedy Level 1 Tap into your inner comedian and build your public speaking persona while you discover your stories worth sharing.

Stand-up Comedy Level 2 Learn the timing and language of comedy and learn the art of the punchline as you hone your skills.

Stand-up Comedy Level 3 Write your material and practice on a real audience with real-time feedback to find the best bits and delivery.

Musical Theater Level 1 Learn about performing in a musical or play by honing your voice, energy, acting and dancing ability and the art of exaggerated movement.

Musical Theater Level 2 Bring your characters to life in a series of small productions with a real audience and instructor feedback.

Musical Theater Level 3 Learn and rehearse your parts for a large-scale production.

LENGTH OF COURSE INSTRUCTOR COST PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN
If cost is ever a barrier to your child participating, we want you to know that every one of Extra Ed’s programs allows for a pay-what-you-can option to ensure everyone can get an extraordinary education, and no one is left behind. And for every student enrolled, we plant a tree! It’s win-win-win.

Available To: Grades 1-8

Available In-class, Lunch Clubs, After School Clubs, Before School Clubs

Available In: English and French

This course is designed to complement the existing school curriculum

An Extraordinary Education

  • Performance helps students discover their independence as they learn how to carry themselves and react in the moment.
  • Performance boosts creative thinking and the ability to navigate through complexity and uncertainly.
  • Performance provides students with the opportunity to experience the joys of camaraderie and building trust in others. 
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