CLASSES FOR AGES 7-12

Within a professional, experienced, and supportive learning environment, students improve acting and public speaking skills; build confidence, creative thinking, and spontaneity; and exercise versatility in physical and vocal expression. See our class options below.

We offer discounts! Get 15% off when you register a sibling or book 2+ classes. Refer a new student and get $25 off your next class!

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Acting and Story Creation (Ages 7-10)

January 23 – March 13 (8 classes)   |  Saturdays 11:30 am – 12:30 p.m
Teacher: Vanessa Wood
Price: $208 $187 until Dec. 18!
SKAM Satellite Studio – 849 Fort St.

This is a class for aspiring young actors and creative minds to gain confidence, expression, and collaboration skills through story creation. A supportive teaching artist will guide students to understand their own expression and skills through fun games in movement, character development, voice, improvisation, cooperation and stage awareness. Part of the session will focus on rehearsing a simple performance.

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Acting and Story Creation (Ages 9-12)

January 20 – March 10  (8 classes)   |  Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 5:30 p.m
Teacher: Vanessa Wood
Price: $312 $281 until Dec. 18!
SKAM Satellite Studio – 849 Fort St.

As students expand on basic theatrical skills in movement, voice, acting techniques, improvisation, stage presence and awareness, they grow as performers. This class does not require prior dramatic training but a willingness to learn and ability to work well with others.  Observation, team-building and performance skills will all be developed as students grow together and work towards performing their creative work at the end of the term.

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 Filmmaking (Ages 8-12)

January 19 – March 9 (8 classes)  |  Tuesdays 4:00 – 5:30 p.m
Teacher: Matthew Payne
Price: $312  $281 until Dec. 18!
SKAM Satellite Studio – 849 Fort St.

For young, aspiring filmmakers and performers who want to learn the basics of on-camera acting work and how to shoot film sequences together. Students will experience the excitement on both sides of the camera as they gain experience shooting scenes, mini commercials, and short films. Students will end the term with a screening of their short film that they created collectively. A link to final films will be sent to all families!

Please note: attendance is very important for continuity and preparation.

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Improvisation (Ages 9-12)

January 11 – March 8 (8 classes)  |  Mondays 4:00 – 5:30 p.m
*Holiday February 15
Price: $312  $281 until Dec. 18!
SKAM Satellite Studio – 849 Fort St.

As students grow in their performing abilities, they become better at creating on the fly and trusting in themselves. Through games and simple scene work, students will continue to develop important skills such as: giving and receiving ideas from their scene partner; the basics of character work; problem solving; and how to tell enriched stories while working together. Students will be challenged to grow as creators in a fun and supportive environment. 

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Registration Tips

To register via e-transfer or cheque, email schooladmin@skam.ca, call the SKAM hotline 250.386.7526 or School Cell 250.532.7766.

Using a distanced learning company like Self Design or Oak and Orca?  Please call Kate at 250.386.7526 to register without payment.

**Does a class say “waitlist only”? Just register like you normally would and you’ll be added to the waitlist automatically!