SKAM School of Performing Arts offers both after-school and online performance classes for teens. Our exciting class options develop skills in directing, scriptwriting, acting, stagecraft, improv, set design and more!

  • Get 15% off the second class when you register a sibling or book 2+ classes. Discount applied at checkout.
  • Refer a new student and get $25 off your next class! The student you refer must mention your name and email in their registration in order for us to send you your discount code.
  • Please note: We’ve capped prices at our early-bird price for the whole season to give parents a discount as we transition to online classes and we will be returning to regular pricing in the Spring.

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Improv for Teens

January 11  – March 8 (8 classes)  |  Mondays 6 pm – 7 pm
**Holiday February 15
Teacher: Monica Ogden
Price: $187

Can’t leave the house right now? Join Monica online for an accessible hour of storytelling, games, fake movie pitches and more! If you’re looking for a creative space to laugh, share stories, make friends, and have fun, this online class is for you.

Monica Ogden is a teaching artist, theatre/film actor, improvisor, workshop coach and Youtuber who has won awards for her story-telling. This class is open to anyone across Canada!


Scene Study

January 21  – March 11 (8 classes)  |  Thursdays 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Teacher: Monica Ogden
Price: $281 

From She-Ra to Hamilton to Umbrella Academy, the media we consume is everywhere. Join Monica Ogden online as we delve into iconic theatre, TV, and movie scenes. What makes these shows or plays memorable? Why do we love the characters? Monica teaches the foundations for actors through studying character motivation, how to do intensive actor script work, and how to highlight and play the tensions of the scene. This class is good for anyone interested in acting, directing, writing & is available for students across Canada!



January 19  – March 2 (7 classes)  |  Tuesdays 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Teachers: Logan Swain & Carolyn Moon
Price: $256 

For creators, designers, and those who love behind-the-scenes! In this hands-on online course, you’ll explore the magical world of stagecraft through building  a personalized puppet theatre! Students will delve into elements of set design and construction, scenic painting, lighting and sound design, puppet and costume creation, and all other elements of creating a show in miniature scale.

Please note: we provide all class materials to local participants, and a supply list to those joining us from afar.



Collaborative Theatre: Playwriting & Directing 13+

January 28  –  March 11 (7 classes)  |  Thursdays 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Teacher: Anna Marie Anderson
Price: $294
SKAM Satellite Studio – 849 Fort St.

Want to create relevant theatre and work with a creative collective? In Collaborative Theatre, you get to flex your creative writing, acting, and director muscles and learn how to create a play from start to finish! By blending playwriting with hands-on tools and techniques of being a director, this class will have you fully versed in theatre creation. Collaborative Theatre has the ability to shape itself to the individual interests and needs of the students, whether that be a role on stage or off. Attendance, dedication and a willingness to work both individually and as a group are important for this class. 


SKAM Young Company

January 27 – March 10   (7 classes)
Wednesdays: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
Online or at SKAM Satellite Studio, 849 Fort Street

SKAM Young Company is by application only, for students who demonstrate a higher theatre skill level, commitment and ability to collaborate. This class builds upon the framework of past classes and gives students an experience to work and perform in a professional setting. Together, the group will create and perform a short ensemble performance for a live audience at the end of the term.


Registration Tips

To register via e-transfer or cheque, email, 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!