Ottawa's Acting Company


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​​The Acting Company is Ottawa's downtown creative centre for theatre education and performance. Located on Bank Street in the heart of the Glebe, the Ottawa Acting Company offers a rich and diverse program of daytime, evening and weekend acting courses in Ottawa for children, youth, adults and seniors who share a passion for the performing arts.


Spring is springing and new classes are up on line! 

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Alexander Technique 
with April Pierro

In her many years teaching at RADA and across the UK and US, April Pierrot has taught a who's who of today's most exciting actors. Originally from Ottawa, April will be home this spring, and will be offering classes starting this April.

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Actor James Norton
​(Rush, Mr. Turner, Happy Valley)

and former student of
April Pierrot's.

Featured Upcoming Classes

Short Play Showcase

The Acting Company is thrilled to be offering a special 6 week course with guest instructor John Koensgen. This unique course puts writers and actors together to present an evening of short plays performed in front of an invited audience in the Avalon Studio.

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BACK by popular demand!
Pete Dillon's
​Acting for TV & Film

​An essential and exciting 4 Week workshop - running Friday nights - starting on April 17!

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John Koensgen

The completed works will be performed by the actors in the course at the Avalon Studio on June 19th!

It's BACK! Apply everything you're learning at the AC to a performance at the Avalon! 

In our fun and practical 8 week One Act Play course led by John Muggleton - you will be cast in an actual One Act play! You and your fellow cast members will take the play from first reading into a 7 week rehearsal process. At the end of the 8 weeks, you will present the play to an invited audience of friends and family. Costumes, props, lights & music - the whole sha-bang!