Stage One theatre camps have openings
There are still some openings for Stage One, Western Canada Theatre’s summer camps.
There are three levels of theatre instruciton.
There are two levels of the introductory class, which runs from Aug. 2 to Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The first is for those ages eight to 12 who are interested in learning about improvisation and movement through theatre games.
Participants explore storytelling, emotions and group interaction in the fun-based classes.
The second is for teenagers up to age 18 and focuses on acting skills, scene work, character development and basic scriptwriting.
The class includes solo and group work with an eye to eventual performance by its students.
The performance class runs Aug. 8 to Aug. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and builds on theatre skills and fundamentals, focusing on rehearsals, characterization, stage presence and bringing a script to life.
It wraps up with performances at the end of the session.
WCT has added a musical-theatre class this year, which also runs from Aug. 2 to Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
There are two age levels — eight to 12 and 13 to 18 — and focuses on all the basics of musical theatare, from vocal technique to choreography to performing.
Registration information is on the WCT website, wctlive.ca/stageone.htm.
Instructors include Terri Runnals, Sheanna James and Stephan Sawka.