CLASSES FOR YOUNG ADULTS

“Stephanie Herrera’s relentless energy is paralleled only by her depth of improvisation knowledge. She makes students keen to learn more, improve and perfect their art. What I like best is that they absolutely learn team-play with Stephanie rather than one-up-manship which tends to be their want. She can get them to do things that brings joy to my heart as their main drama educator. Stephanie Herrera is well worth your time and pennies…it’s merely pennies when you consider what she does with them in an hour!”

Lydia Hughes, Teacher, Sir John A. Macdonald

All regular sessions are 6 weeks in length. Specialty classes vary and fees are listed below their descriptions. *Workshop fees are non-refundable, class credit can be uptained up to 72 hours prior to the first class. All credit must be used within the year and are applied to classes of the same value.   Classes run on a minimum enrolment, register your spot by e-mail:  info@durhamimprov.com or call (647) 899-3342

We aim to accept all registrants but we follow policy direction from our Board. We are unable to register persons with needs greater then we can support.

**New! Every subsequent sibling receives a 10% discount if they take a class during the same session!**

**Attention: Our new location is at 360 King Street West at the Keller Williams building in Oshawa!!!** (Check out the map on our home page)

KIDS IMPROV!!

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Ages 7-10

This class is the foundation for thinking spontaneously, creating scenes and characters, listening and focusing, with an emphasis on team work. With acting exercises and improv games, the kids will learn fun games that will strengthen their confidence and interpersonal skills while laughing!

Dates : Sundays, starting November 5th, 2017

Time: 1pm to 2:30pm
Total Cost: $130

TWEEN CLASS!!

tween classAges 11-13

This class is comprised of mature kids learning the Whose Line is it Anyways style improv games which centre on: focus, team work, listening, and creativity. Led by Connor Atkins, the kids will work on the skill of creating scenes spontaneously, and will let their imaginations fly! There will be a showcase for friends and family on the last class, where these Tweens will perform their favourite games.

Dates: Sundays, starting November 5th, 2017

Time: 2:30-4:00pm
Total Cost: $130

 

TEEN IMPROV!!!

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Learn those “Whose Line is it Anyways?” style improv! Improv has been shown to boost confidence, focus, communication skills, and to be a whole ton of fun! Taught by Connor Atkins.

At the end of the 6 weeks there will be a “show” where friends and family are invited to watch the kids perform their favorite games.

Dates: Sundays, starting November 5th, 2017

TIME:  4:30pm to 6pm
Total Cost: $130

 

NEW ADVANCED TEEN IMPROV!

(By invitation from the instructor)

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An advanced improv class which is comprised of more challenging games and given more opportunities to explore open scenes and “long-form” improv.
Taught by Connor Atkins.
At the end of the 6 weeks there will be a “show” where friends and family are invited to watch the kids perform their favorite games.

Dates: TBA

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Total cost: $130

 

On-camera Acting!

This ONE-DAY workshop will take the group through a variety of scripts from film, TV, and commercials. The class will be all about practicing the art of acting on-screen in front of the camera, where to stand, where to look, what to say, how to approach a script. There will also be “mock auditions” so they know what to expect when they step into an audition room.

The best takes on camera will be e-mailed back to the participants. Taught by Stephanie Herrera.

Date: TBA

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*At 3:30pm we ask the parents to return and sit in on the talk about the next steps: what a head shot looks like, a resume, how to find an agent, etc.

What you’ll need to pack: A water bottle, snacks, a highlighter.

Total Fee: $120

To register: contact Stephanie at info@durhamimprov.com