​​​​Acting Workshop with Allison Graham
New exercises - new scenes - new acting challenges - but the same amount of fun and skills learned. Students will focus on ensemble work, scene work, monologue study and audition preparation. Students will learn to create characters, explore acting intention, experience text on a new level & build confidence for performance and everyday life! This course is for both the new and returning student. 

Location: AC Downtown
Saturdays, July 21st - August 25th
6 week course
12:00PM - 1:30PM
$295.00 + HST

Being on Camera with Allison Graham & Sean Weekes
Have you ever wanted to act on film & TV? This introductory course teaches students the foundations of acting for film and television. Practical experience will be gained by practicing audition technique, learning what to expect on a set, and participating in numerous on camera exercises, as well as receiving an introduction to the business of acting. Receive in-class coaching from experienced professional film / television actor Allison Graham and camera operator / film editor Sean Weekes.

Location: AC Downtown

Saturdays, July 21st - August 25th
6 week course

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$325.00 + HST

Advanced On Camera with Allison Graham & Sean Weekes

​Learn how to write, perform, and direct your own original scene in this brand new course led by Allison Graham (Actor/Writer) and Sean Weekes (Filmmaker)! Get the skills you need to create an original scene on camera: Get hands-on experience collaborating in the ‘writer’s room,’ storyboarding your scene, getting into character, and setting up and lighting each shot before calling ‘action!’ Students will gain experience of how a crew collaborates on a working set. At the end of this six-week course students will take home their own scenes for use in demo reels, their own portfolios, and to show family and friends! (This course includes professional editing.)

ALLISON GRAHAM - Acting Instructor

Allison Graham is a respected member of ACTRA and WGC. She is a graduate The American Academy Of Dramatic Arts (Los Angeles, California). She holds an Associate Degree in Theatre Arts from Pasadena City CollegeIn addition to an extensive list of Feature Film & TV credits, Allison has also appeared in 'Da Vinci's Inquest', 'The Line', 'Being Erica', 'The Ron James Show', 'Stargate: Atlantis', 'Rumours', 'The Best Laid Plans', 'Doc', 'Trailer Park Boys', 'Deadfall', among many others.

Ottawa's Premier Acting School

for Theatre / Film / TV since 2013

SEAN WEEKES - Camera Operator & Film Editor

Sean grew up in Kemptville, Ontario, and has been in love with Film as long as he can remember. He is an Independent Filmmaker who spent most of his formative years watching and shooting films of his own with family and friends. Sean is a graduate of the Film Studies program at Carleton University and is an experienced First and Second Assistant Camera Operator.

SUMMER 2018 ​YOUTH COURSES - ages 13 to 17 years old

LEAH COGAN - Musical Theatre Instructor
Leah Cogan is a trained actor and musician who has worked in performance, facilitation and arts education for over 13 years. An alumna of Sheridan Institute in Musical Theatre Performance and Brown University in Theatre Arts, as well as the winner of CBC’s Triple Sensation (2009), Leah has carved a unique approach to performance coaching that combines movement, voice and speech training, trust building, and arts literacy. A nationally recognized talent, Leah has worked as an actor, coach and facilitator in Toronto, Halifax, Calgary, Ottawa, Providence, Manhattan (off-Broadway) and Brooklyn.