Weekend Classes

All Grades
Fall/Winter/Spring
Downtown Toronto, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough

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Description

Our weekend drama classes are held over three nine-week terms. There are four different locations where you can attend classes: Downtown Toronto,  EtobicokeNorth York and Scarborough.

Led by professional artist educators with extensive teaching experience, students will build core theatre skills in movement, voice and character. Confidence and creative expression are developed through drama exercises and improvisation. Students will be encouraged to express their unique ideas in new ways. In the Spring term, they will collaborate to create their own play. Enroll in all three sessions before the start of the Fall term and not only make the most of our skill-based cumulative curriculum but receive a 10% discount!

Click here for a complete schedule of classes, times and fees.

If your preferred class is sold out, please contact the Drama School at 416.363.5131 x235 to be placed on the waiting list.


The three terms are detailed below. This year, we are especially honoured to be working with the theme of YPT’s 54th Season – the Seven Ancestral Teachings of the Anishinaabek.

ACT 1: Essential Skills | FALL TERM (September – November)
Students build core theatre skills in movement, voice and character. Confidence and creative expression is developed through drama exercises and improvisation.
Associated Ancestral Teachings: Respect, Honesty

ACT 2: Theatre Craft | WINTER TERM (January – March)
Theatre skills are deepened through story building, character creation and performance techniques. Students will learn how to transform their unique ideas into a play form.
Associated Ancestral Teachings: Wisdom, Truth

ACT 3: Play Creation | SPRING TERM (April – June)
Using the skills they have learned, students collaborate to create their own play and perform it downtown at YPT on the final weekend of the term.
Associated Ancestral Teachings: Bravery, Humility, Love

wdt_ID Grades Location Days Time Fees Term Book Online
6 4-12 Months old Baby Drama Time Downtown Tuesdays 11am-12pm $12345 Fall Register
5 JK/SK Downtown Saturdays 9-10am $218 Fall Register
4 JK/SK Downtown Saturdays 10-11am $218 Fall Register
9 JK/SK Downtown Saturdays 11am-12pm $218 Fall Register
11 G.1-2 Downtown Saturdays 9-10am $218 Fall Register
12 G.1-2 Downtown Saturdays 10-11am $218 Fall Register
13 G.1-2 Downtown Saturdays 11am-12pm $218 Fall Register
14 G.3-4 Downtown Saturdays 9-10am $218 Fall Register
15 G.3-4 Downtown Saturdays 10-11am $218 Fall Register
16 G.3-4 Downtown Saturdays 11am-12pm $218 Fall Register

Additional Information

Questions? Contact Drama School Assistant at dsassistant(at)youngpeoplestheatre.ca or 416.363.5131 x235.

For registration through mail, fax or in person.


Registration Package:
Junior Classes

Registration Package:
Senior Classes

Performance Calendar

Calendar

  • September
  • October
  • November
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
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