TNB Theatre School Announces Winter Classes

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Registration is now open for five winter programs with opportunities for children and adults alike to get involved in theatre. 

The TNB Theatre School has announced four returning classes and one new addition to its winter schedule. Beginning in the new year, the school will offer a new round of classes in Playtime Theatre (grades K-2), Junior Acting and Junior Musical Theatre (grades 3-5) and Adult Musical Theatre Dance. The new program – Improv for Adults – will also be on offer. Both adult classes are eight week programs, with all other programs running through until spring. 

Playtime Theatre

Grades K-2 | Saturdays: 9:00 – 10:00AM
Through theatre games, storytelling, and movement, students will explore and expand their creativity, imagination and confidence.
January 30 – May 1 
No class – March 6 (March Break) & April 3 (Easter)

Junior Acting 

Grades 3 – 5 | Thursdays: 5:30 – 7:30PM
Students receive introductory training in acting while embarking on a story creation process that focuses on scene development, character creation, improvisation and collaboration. Through games and exercises, students will work to find characters and stories that will be refined into a final script. The story created by the Junior Acting students will be filmed and sent home for friends and family to enjoy.
February 4 – April 29
No Class – March 4 (March Break)

Junior Musical Theatre 1

Grades 3 – 5 | Saturdays: 10:00 – 1:00PM
Students receive introductory training in dance and acting through games, exercises, and bringing to life popular musical theatre scenes and choreography. Students will learn about character development, and storytelling through music, movement, dance, and scene work as they get to explore several different roles, styles and genres of musical theatre. Students will choose their favourite material explored through the semester to be filmed and sent home and to share with friends and family.
January 30 – May 1
No class – March 6 (March Break) & April 3 (Easter)
*Please note: Unlike previous years, JMT1 and JMT2 will not jointly present a final production.

Junior Musical Theatre 2

Grades 3 – 5 | Wednesdays: 1:00 – 4:00PM
Students receive introductory training in dance and acting through games, exercises, and bringing to life popular musical theatre scenes and choreography. Students will learn about character development, and storytelling through music, movement, dance, and scene work as they get to explore several different roles, styles and genres of musical theatre. Students will choose their favourite material explored through the semester to be filmed and sent home and to share with friends and family.
February 3 – April 28
No class – March 3 (March Break)
*Please note: Unlike previous years, JMT1 and JMT2 will not jointly present a final production.

Improv for Adults

Ages 19 and Up | Thursdays 7:15-8:45pm
Through group games and exercises, learn the basics of improvisation in this fun and fast-paced course. Embrace spontaneity, develop group awareness, and hone your impulses to create captivating and hilarious stories…without the use of a script! There is no final performance for this class, just a great place to play and learn for both the beginner and seasoned improviser.
Location: Theatre School Rehearsal Hall
January 7 – February 25 

Adults Musical Theatre Dance

Ages 19 and Up | Thursdays 7:15-8:45pm
Musical Theatre Dance Technique offers performers tools to enhance their dance skills through stylized choreography, as well as dance technique through some of Broadway’s hottest hits. Gain confidence dancing in musicals while learning in a fun, encouraging and safe environment.
Location: Theatre School Rehearsal Hall
March 11 – April 29 

To read more about all the classes on offer this winter at the TNB Theatre School, visit them online at tnb.nb.ca 

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