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Itty-Bitty Stars Ages 3 – 4

Class Theme
Find your inner star: It’s all the fairy tale fun your child loves to read about. Calgary Children’s Theatre provides the props, costumes and stories and they can bring their wonderful and wild imaginations. Set out into the great unknown and explore favorite childhood tales of adventure and excitement with our Calgary Children’s Theatre professional actor-instructor. These classes finish with a final show for their family and friends.

Class Description
Itty-Bitty Stars is a drama class designed for your itty-bitty star at home. The students are taught a warm-up that they practice every week. They then learn fun dance moves, activities that relate to that week’s theme and then read the weekly story with the instructor. After seeing the story in print, the students spend the rest of the class acting out the action of the fictional work they just learned about. For extroverts and introverts both, this class offers excitement for the out-going child and structure for the shy child.
This is a beginner level class for Little Stars. This class will follow similar structuring as Little Stars, but within a condensed time to allow for better focus of the students.

Class Outline
Each week will be a lead by a unique class theme with warm-ups, music, and dancing followed by a similarly themed book that the students will read with the instructor. They will then partake in exercises relevant to the book. They will use costumes and/props to enact the story from their imaginations. The final show will be formatted the same way, but parents are welcome to watch the final performance.

Classes are 30 minutes each

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Little Stars Ages 5 – 6

Class Description
Find your inner star: It’s all the fairy tale fun your child loves to read about. Calgary Children’s Theatre provides the props, costumes and stories and they can bring their wonderful and wild imaginations. Set out into the great unknown and explore favorite childhood tales of adventure and excitement with our Calgary Children’s Theatre professional actor-instructor. These classes finish with a final show for their family and friends.

Little Stars is a drama class designed for your little star at home. The students are taught a warm-up that they practice every week. They then learn fun dance moves, activities that relate to that week’s theme and then read the weekly story with the instructor. After seeing the story in print, the students spend the rest of the class acting out the action of the fictional work they just learned about. For extroverts and introverts both, this class offers excitement for the out-going child and structure for the shy child.

Class Outline
Each week will be a lead by a unique class theme with warm-ups, music, and dancing followed by a similarly themed book that the students will read with the instructor. They will then partake in exercises relevant to the book. They will use costumes and/props to enact the story from their imaginations. The final show will be formatted the same way, but parents are welcome to watch the final performance.

Classes are 45 minutes each

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Youth Improv Ages 7 – 11

Class Theme
Working with a Calgary Children’s Theatre professional actor-instructor the students will learn the about improvisation theatre, but also have the opportunity to create their own play working together as an improv team. Newly introduced to Calgary Children’s Theatre, this class promotes creativity and artistic input from each student, teaching them teamwork, group work, and the excitement of building a show together. With the collective creativity and newly acquired improvisation skills, students will put together a final show to present for family and friends that they will all star in.

Class Description
These classes are designed to teach the students about improvisation and reacting ‘in the moment’. Midway through the class process, the students will begin to build the foundations for a final performance with themes, ideas, and moments planned, allowing for the ‘script’ to develop within their class setting, at the supervision and guidance of the instructor.

Class Outline
Introductions and beginning Improv exercises
Improv games utilizing the imagination
Improv games utilizing physical movement
Introduce props and costumes to the class within improv games
Begin to build the final show
Create the structure of the final show: beginning / middle / end
Continue writing and drafting the final show
Put the final show together as a team
Dress Rehearsal
Performance for family and friends

Classes are 60 minutes each

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Teen Improv Ages 12 – 16

Class Theme
Working with a Calgary Children’s Theatre professional actor-instructor the students will learn the about improvisation theatre, but also have the opportunity to create their own play working together as an improv team. Newly introduced to Calgary Children’s Theatre, this class promotes creativity and artistic input from each student, teaching them teamwork, group work, and the excitement of building a show together. With the collective creativity and newly acquired improvisation skills, students will put together a final show to present for family and friends that they will all star in.

Class Description
These classes are designed to teach the students about improvisation and reacting ‘in the moment’. Midway through the class process, the students will begin to build the foundations for a final performance with themes, ideas, and moments planned, allowing for the ‘script’ to develop within their class setting, at the supervision and guidance of the instructor.

Class Outline
Introductions and beginning Improv exercises
Improv games utilizing the imagination
Improv games utilizing physical movement
Introduce props and costumes to the class within improv games
Begin to build the final show
Create the structure of the final show: beginning/middle/end
Continue writing and drafting the final show
Put the final show together as a team
Dress Rehearsal
Performance for family and friends

Classes are 60 minutes each

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER