The SIRIUS THEATRICAL COMPANY is now accepting registrations for the following courses which begin in September 2007.
The SIRIUS THEATRICAL COMPANY was founded in 1989 and is a member of the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA), the Toronto Association of Acting Studios (TAAS), Theatre Ontario, the Mississauga Arts Council, Arts Etobicoke and Lakeshore Arts. The company is committed to:
Creating productions that challenge performers and audiences to examine their current social and political perspectives;
- Providing emerging theatre artists with professional work opportunities and valuable training;
- Reflecting the cultural diversity of the community; and
- Making theatre affordable and accessible to the community.
The following courses are offered during the fall semester.
1. Youth Performance Ensemble (12 – 16 yrs.) – Thursdays, Sept. 20 – Nov. 8, 2007 – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
- Showcase: Saturday, November 10, 2007 – 7:00 p.m.
A program designed specifically for young teens & youth. Using improvisation and acting exercises students will develop their acting technique including multi-level communication skills, presentation skills and confidence in front of an audience. The course will end with an evening of scene work &/or the performance of a one act play.
2. A Solid Foundation – Adult Acting Class
- Tuesdays, Sept. 18 – Nov. 13, 2007 – 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A very practical course taught in a positive, creative and dynamic environment, you will learn & hone the skills and techniques that are essential for all acting studies. This course is for the beginner student or for the more experienced actor wishing to refine their skills. Relaxation, exercise work & improvisation are strong components of this course.
3. Presentation Skills for Confidence & Business Success
- Friday, Nov. 2 – 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. & Saturday, Nov. 3 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This practical workshop is FUN! Using humour mixed with practical exercises, we demystify the art of communicating effectively & clearly. Explore both verbal & non-verbal communication techniques, learn to recognize how to use body, voice, eye contact & even colour to communicate ideas, interests & needs. Learn how to sell yourself & your wonderful ideas.
For further information and/or to registration contact the Sirius Theatrical Company at: 416-236-9011.