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​​Musical Theatre - Level 2 (Ages 13-17)
​​ Instructor: Leah Cogan

Building on the artistic disciplines - singing, dancing and acting - explored in our introductory course, the Musical Theatre Level 2 course offers students the opportunity to perform specifically chosen material from Broadway shows, with an emphasis on skill building through performance. These classes are designed for both the beginner and experienced young actor. Fun and challenging exercises hone the student's singing, acting and dance skills. Using live musical accompaniment, students also gain valuable insight into what to expect when auditioning for musicals throughout our community.

4-week course (3 hrs. per week) begins:

Saturdays, November 11 - December 2 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - $295 + HST
* This course includes a second instructor (accompanist).

YOUTH Courses / November 2017

​​​​​Being on Camera - Level 2 (Ages 13-17)
Instructor: Allison Graham

Picking up where Level 1 ends - students will be explore further nuanced elements of acting for TV and Film. Participants will act in numerous filmed exercises, practice audition technique, and learn more about what to expect on a set.

6-week course begins

Sundays, November 12 - December 17 / 10 AM to 12 PM - $295
​* This course includes a camera instructor

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.

​​​​​​​​Acting Workshop - Level 2 (Ages 13-17)
​​Instructor: Allison Graham

Allison's popular Level 2 class picks up where Level 1 ends. 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 - and build confidence for performance (and everyday life!)

6-week course begins
Sundays, November 12 - December 17 / 1:00 - 3:00 PM - $265 + HST

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.