Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Programming
The Junior Stage (Grades 2-4)
The Junior Stage participants broaden their social and developmental skills through a focus on team work, while building selfconfidence through performance and exploring their imaginations. They will learn how to creatively problem solve with their peers, and how to confidently contribute their own ideas through the introduction of storytelling, improvisation, role-playing, scripted work, pantomime, voice and movement.
The Intermediate Stage (Grades 5-8)
The Intermediate Stage participants will dive further into the fundamentals of theatre, learning how to create honest and genuine characters through improvisation, memorization, and personal experience, all the while honing the unique talents of individual participants to become confident and courageous actors. This program focuses on the development of trust and collaboration within the group, and the fuelling of spontaneity, and creativity. (No prerequisite required).
The Next Stage (Grades 9-12)
The Next Stage is an advanced program for those ready to take acting to the next level. This program focuses on intensive acting techniques and various disciplines of theatre. Participants will have the opportunity to build on their current skill base and explore new challenges and methodologies.
T.O.E.P. (Grades 6-12 and Adult)
Theatre Orangeville Exceptional Players (T.O.E.P.) is a skills-based theatre program using theatre games, music and improv for youth with developmental disabilities. T.O.E.P. participants are encouraged and supported to reach beyond and develop not just theatrical skills, but self-confidence, teamwork skills, and new methods of self expression.
To Register for T.O.E.P., please call the Box Office: 519-942-3423
Stagecraft Workshop (Adults)
This program is intended to introduce, participants to the basic fundamentals of scenic construction and scenic art. Led by Technical Director, Lisa Lahue & Production Manager/Scenic Designer, Beckie Morris. During the eight-weeks we will be working on texture, detail and finishing. Space is extremely limited to ensure an intmate and hands-on experience!
The Academy Showcase
The Academy Showcase is a collaborative performance that happens at the end of the Fall and Spring terms and includes performances from T.O.E.P., and the Junior, Intermediate and Next Stage classes. It is held at the Town Hall Opera House and tickets are $8. Proceeds fund future Academy programming.
Fall showcase will be on Dec. 4, 2019
Looking for more info? Check out these links:
T.O.Y.S. (Theatre Orangeville Youth Singers - Grades 2-10)
Summer 2019 Week-long Theatre Camps!
Starter Stage – Your Debut! (JK to Grade 1)
In this exciting weeklong adventure, we introduce you to the stage! Using imaginative play, storytelling, movement, music and theatre magic, we explore many interesting places while developing physical, social and personal skills. Every day has a different theme, guaranteed to put a smile on your face! Full-day, morning or afternoon options available.
Junior Stage – Summer Edition! (Grades 2-5)
Join us for an exciting week where we explore scripted and unscripted work, improvisation, movement, elements of stage presentation, and character development inspired by stories and imaginations. We will build on our theatre skills through creative activities, and interactive games. At the end of the week we put on a final presentation to share our ideas!
2018-2019 Academy Program Schedule
|Grades 2-10||Term 1 (2018): Thursdays, Sept. 12 to Dec 12, 2019 (4:30 to 6:30pm)
Saturdays, Nov. 2 to Dec. 14, 2019 (10am to 12pm)
Show dates: Dec. 15 & 16, 2019
|$375* Full Year
(*Early Bird Rate before
August 15, 2019. $425 after)
$225 (Term 1 only)
$275 (Term 2 only)
|Term 2 (2019): Thursdays, Jan. 16 to May 21, 2020 (4:30 to 6:30pm)
Saturdays, April 4 to May 16, 2020 (10am to 12pm)
Show dates: May 22 to 24, 2020
|T.O.E.P.*||Grades 6-12 and Adult (Post-Secondary)||
Meet & Greet: September 30, 2019 from 6-7pm
Fall Session: Mondays, Oct. 7 to Dec. 2, 2019 (No class on Oct. 14)
Register by calling the Box Office: 519-942-3423
Meet & Greet: March 9, 2020 from 6-7pm
Spring Session: Mondays, Mar. 16 to May 11, 2020 (No class on Apr 13)
|The Junior Stage||Grades 2-4||Fall Session: Tuesdays, Oct. 15 to Dec. 3, 2019 (6:30 to 8pm)||$175/session
|Spring Session: Tuesdays, Mar. 24, to May 12, 2020 (6:30 to 8pm)|
|The Intermediate Stage||Grades 5-8||Fall Session: Thursdays, Oct. 3 to Nov. 28, 2019 (6:30 to 8:30pm) (No class on Oct. 31)||$195/session
|Spring Session: Thursdays, Mar. 26, to May 14, 2020 (6:30 to 8:30pm)|
|The Next Stage||Grades 9-12||Fall Session: Wednesdays, Oct. 9 to Nov. 27, 2019 (6:30 to 8:30pm)||$195+hst/session
|Spring Session: Wednesdays, Mar. 25, to May 13, 2020 (6:30 to 8pm)|
*Limit 8 participants per class. Meet & Greet for Fall is September 30, 2019. Spring Meet & Greet is March 9, 2020. At the Meet & Greet, the Director will place participants in the appropriate class time.
|Starter Stage - Your Debut||JK to Grade 1||July 8 to 12, 2020, 9am - 4pm (Before and After Care available)**||
$100 half day
|Junior Stage - Summer Edition!||Grades 2-5||July 15 to 19, 2020, 9am - 4pm (Before and After Care available)**||
|Musical Young Company||Grades 6-12||Rehearsal dates: June 29 to July 24, 2020 (Mon. to Fri., 9am to 4pm)
Show dates: July 24-26, 2020
|Drama Young Company||Grades 6-12||Rehearsal dates: August 4-28, 2020 (Mon. to Fri., 9am to 4pm)
Show dates: August 28 - 30, 2020
** Before Care 8am-9am: $25, After Care 4pm-5:30pm $35, Both $50 (for the week)