DESIGNED FOR OTTAWA'S 55+ CROWD

Fun, social & challenging! This program explores acting, improv, scene study & writing, while focusing on content that is relevant and of interest to adults ages 55+. The afternoon classes offer excellent training in stage craft, and are also a great way to meet new people and have fun! Whether you’re returning to the stage to brush up on skills or fulfilling a lifelong dream of studying theatre, we’re here to tell you it’s really never too late!         

Back by popular demand!
Summer 55 with Chris Ralph


​Welcome to Summer School! Enjoy a summer of fun and variety in our brand NEW Summer '55 course! John and Chris will lead students through brand new exercises and take requests for favourite exercises from students! Spend time with friends, keep active, and stay creative at The Acting Company. Best of all? No mosquitoes.


Location: AC Downtown

Thursdays, July 11th - August 15th

1:00PM - 3:00PM

6 Week Course

265.00 + HST


STUDIO 55 AFTERNOON COURSES - Adults ages 55+

CHRIS RALPH - AC Co-Founder & Executive Director

Recent acting credits include roles in The Virgin Trial (GCTC); Up to Low (NAC); Half Life (Theatre Northwest); A Christmas Carol (NAC); Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike (Plosive Productions); The Amorous Servant (Odyssey); Glengarry Glen Ross (Avalon Productions – Capital Critics Award for Best Production); Billy Bishop Goes to War (Plosive Productions – Capital Critics Best Actor nomination); The Game of Love and Death (Odyssey); and Death and the Maiden (Plosive Productions). Chris has taught Voice and Acting at York University and the University of Ottawa. He is a proud member of Plosive Productions – one of Ottawa’s longest-running theatre companies. Chris also serves as a Board Member for the Ottawa Little Theatre. He is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada and has an MFA Theatre from York University.

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