Child (5 to 12)

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Acting


Creative Drama

SAC - OYP - Creative Drama
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

Students will study theatre through creative drama, simple characterization, mime and story-telling. There will be a presentation at the end of each term and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Class size is limited.
Date Time Age Fee
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Mondays: 6 pm to 7 pm 6 to 8 years $140
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Mondays: 6 pm to 7 pm 6 to 8 years $405
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Fridays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm 6 to 8 years $140
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Fridays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm 6 to 8 years $405
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Saturdays, 1 pm to 2 pm 6 to 8 years $140
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Saturdays, 1 pm to 2 pm 6 to 8 years $405
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Intermediate Drama

SAC - OYP - Intermediate Drama
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

Acting - the individual within the group explores in greater depth: movement, voice, mask work, characterization, and script work. This exploration of theatre will lead to a presentation at the end of each term and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Class size is limited.

Note: Saturday class is combined with Primary Drama.
Date Time Age Fee
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Wednesdays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm 10 to 11 years $180
All 3 Terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Wednesdays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm 10 to 11 years $525
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Fridays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 10 to 11 years $180
All 3 Terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Fridays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 10 to 11 years $525
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Saturdays: 10:30 am to 11:45 am 10 to 11 years $180
All 3 Terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Saturdays: 10:30 am to 11:45 am 10 to 11 years $525
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Intermediate Home-School Drama

SAC - OYP - Young Musical
*This class runs in 10-week sessions.*

1st term: Sept 18 to Nov 23, 2017 /2nd term: Jan 8 to Mar 10, 2018 / 3rd term: Mar 19 to May 24, 2018.

Students will study theatre and collaborate in the creation of their own story through character study, voice and movement and story telling in a 90-minute class leading to an in-studio performance.
 
Date Time Age Fee
January 8 to March 10 Thursdays: 1:30 pm to 3 pm 9 years and older $155
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Junior Musical

SAC - OYP - Young Musical
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

From September to June, students will work together for three-terms studying the world of acting and singing. Dance! Sing! Act! Begin your Triple Threat career here! Enthusiasm, commitment and team spirit are necessary to participate in this class. This exploration of theatre will lead to a presentation at the end of each term and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Class size is limited.
 
Date Time Age Fee
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Saturdays: 10:45 am to 12:15 pm 8 to 10 years $210
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Saturdays: 10:45 am to 12:15 pm 8 to 10 years $615
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Junior/Intermediate Musical

SAC - OYP - Junior-Intermediate Musical
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

Dreaming of Broadway!? Students will work together for three-terms to explore the world of dancing, singing and acting. Build on your skills. Enthusiasm, commitment and team spirit are necessary to participate in this class. This exploration of musical theatre will lead to a presentation at the end of each term and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Class size is limited.
Date Time Age Fee
Second term: January 8 to March 10 Fridays: 4:30 pm to 6 pm 9 to 13 years $210
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Fridays: 4:30 pm to 6 pm 9 to 13 years $615
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Saturdays: 9 am to 10:30 am 9 to 13 years $210
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Saturdays: 9 am to 10:30 am 9 to 13 years $615
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Junior Shakespeare

SAC - OYP - Junior Shakespeare
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

Together, the class will have FUN with the works of William Shakespeare. Child-appropriate chunks of the Bard's works will lay a foundation for reading or performing his original works. These students will enter Shakespeare’s world, 'see' the settings, ‘hear’ the characters speak and feel their emotions, and together with their teacher create an exciting performance piece! The audience will enjoy a presentation at the end of each term and a stage production in the Spring Student Showcase.

Class size is limited.
Date Time Age Fee
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Wednesdays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 9 to 12 years $190
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Wednesdays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 9 to 12 years $555
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Primary Drama

SAC - OYP - Primary Drama
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

This 75-minute class builds a Theatre Team in creating theatre together: movement, voice, mask work, characterization and some script work. This exploration of theatre leads to a presentation at the end of each term and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Class size is limited.

Note: Saturday class is combined with Intermediate Drama.
Date Time Age Fee
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Mondays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 9 to 10 years $180
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Mondays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 9 to 10 years $525
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Thursdays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 9 to 10 years $180
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Thursdays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm 9 to 10 years $525
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Saturdays: 10:30 am to 11:45 am 9 to 10 years $180
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Saturdays: 10:30 am to 11:45 am 9 to 10 years $525
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Young Home-School Drama

SAC - OYP - Young Musical
*This class runs in 10-week sessions.*

1st term: Sept 18 to Nov 23, 2017 / 2nd term: Jan 8 to Mar 10, 2018 / 3rd term: Mar 19 to May 24, 2018.

Students will study theatre and collaborate in the creation of their own story through character study, voice and movement and story telling in a 90-minute class leading to an in-studio performance.
 
Date Time Age Fee
January 8 to March 10 Thursdays: 1:30 pm to 3 pm 4 to 8 years $155
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Young Musical

SAC - OYP - Young Musical
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

Designed for children, this class combines song, dance, and acting! Students will work together for three-terms. Enthusiasm, commitment and team spirit are necessary to participate in this class. This exploration of theatre will lead to a presentation at the end of each term and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Class size is limited.
 
Date Time Age Fee
Second term: January 8 to March 10 Saturdays: 9 am to 10:15 pm 6 to 8 years $205
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Saturdays: 9 am to 10:15 pm 6 to 8 years $605
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Young Creators – Collaborate on Creation and Design

SAC - OYP - Young Musical
*This class is three terms. (September-June)*

Discover the power of stories and character! Young Creators will collectively create/build and act in their own show. Benefits of this class include teamwork, cooperation, imagination, focus and a greater understanding of the creation process. This class will involve a presentation at the end of each term and acting for a performance in the OST Student Spring Showcase and possible other venues.

Class size is limited.
 
Date Time Age Fee
Second Term: January 8 to March 10 Thursdays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm 9 to 12 years $170
All 3 terms: September 18 to June 9, 2018 Thursdays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm 9 to 12 years $500
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Dance


Ballet Jazz - Level 1

ST OTT Ballet Jazz
Basic to intermediate ballet and jazz techniques will be practiced. Combination of contemporary movements and ballet techniques. Exercises are structured to develop strength, balance, flexibility and coordination. Learn choreography from both dance styles.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 14 to March 11 Sundays: 11:30 am to 12:15 pm 5 to 6 $53.25 1111728
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Bollyoga

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Move to the beat of Bollywood, fusing classical Indian, hip hop and Bhangra dance steps, combined with basic yoga postures. Learn a choreographed dance and an understanding of Bollywood’s vigor and zest.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 13 to March 10 Saturdays: 9:45 am to 10:45 am 6 to 9 $79.25 1111651
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Gotta Dance

ST OTT Gotta Dance
Introduction to the elements of dance and space. Practice fundamental large and fine motor skills through basic ballet and jazz steps.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 13 to March 10 Saturdays: 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm 5 to 6 $53.25 1111661
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Tap Dance

ST_ Tap Adults
Learn the basics of tap dance through intricate dance combinations, expressive footwork and some simple choreography, with an emphasis on rhythm and clarity of step.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 9 to February 27 Tuesdays: 6 pm to 7 pm 6 to 12 $79.25 1111625
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Urban Dance - Level 1

ST OTT Urban Dance
This unique style of dance incorporates hip hop, break dancing, pop'n lock, and freestyle. Master the dance moves from each style in a fun and energetic class.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 9 to February 27 Tuesdays: 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm 6 to 8 $79.25 1111610
January 9 to February 27 Tuesdays: 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm 9 to 12 $79.25 1111614
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Digital Arts


Animate This

SAC - CITY - Maker Studio
The world of animation comes to life - drawn, claymation, stop motion, cameraless and painted film using video camera, still digital camera, and 16 mm film. Create your very own animated short.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 14 to March 11 Sundays: 10 am to 11:30 am 9 to 13 $166 1121136
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Maker Studio - Makey Makey

SAC - City - Makey Makey
Work together to program and create an interactive story using the Makey Makey, an electronic invention tool. No previous programming experience required!
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 27 Saturday: 10:30 am to 11:30 am 8 to 13 $14 1124032
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Science of Movie Making

SAC - CITY - Maker Studio
Dive into the world of digital media and explore the science of movie making. Take photos to create a flip-book animation series, produce a short film and uncover green screen technology using DIY special effects.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 10 to February 28 Wednesdays: 6:30 pm to 8 pm 9 to 13 $166 1121103
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Scratch Animation

SAC - CITY - Scratch Animation
Create a short animated film drawing, painting or scratching onto film stock. Then screen the finished work. Presented in collaboration with the Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa.
Date Time Age Fee Code
February 24 Saturday: 1 pm to 4 pm 8 to 12 $28.25 1111702
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STEM-LEGO® Mosaics & 8-bit Art

SAC - CITY - Scratch Animation
Sketch out your own designs and transform them into LEGO® mosaics. Build 8-bit LEGO® art, and learn a variety of LEGO® building techniques. In collaboration with 'the LEGO® guy', Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education.
Date Time Age Fee Code
February 10 Saturday: 9:30 am to 11:30 am 7 to 12 $42 1121150
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Music


Guitar - Level 1

ST Ottawa guitar
Strengthen guitar skills while learning basic chords, strumming, picking and tuning. Recognize different strumming patterns and shuffle accompaniment. Bring your own guitar.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 13 to March 10 Saturdays: 11 am to noon 10 to 14 $121 1111681
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Guitar - Level 2

ST Ottawa guitar
Once you have the basics through Guitar Level 1 or equivalent, you're ready for more advanced music.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 13 to March 10 Saturdays: 2 pm to 3 pm 10 to 14 $121 1111689
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Guitar - Level 3

ST Ottawa guitar
Learn songs while adding new techniques and skills along the way. Choose a song you would like to learn. Learn to play each of the songs submitted.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 13 to March 10 Saturdays: 4 pm to 5 pm 10 to 14 $121 1111697
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Ukulele

SAC - City - Ukelele
Learn a unique instrument that is affordable, fun, and easy to learn.
Date Time Age Fee Code
January 13 to March 10 Saturdays: 3 pm to 4 pm 10 to 14 $121 1111693
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Pottery


Parent and Me (Bilingual)

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A wonderful way to share some special time in this activity with your child or grandchild. Adults will make their own project. 12 persons per class.

Cost is per person and includes materials.

Instructor: Sébastien Lewis
(February 18 and 25 Victoria Rodgers to substitute)
Date Time Age Fee Code
 January 28 to March 11  Sundays: 12:30 pm to 2 pm 4 years and older $155 PARENTME.201B
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Handbuilding 7 to 13 years

SAC-GPS-HANDBUILD.101

A very exciting and enjoyable program for children learning basic handbuilding techniques. Students are encouraged to express their own creativity with each piece. Returning students are given more challenging projects and materials included.

AFTERSCHOOL.201 Instructor: Katherine King
HANDCHILD.201B Instructor: Sébastien Lewis (bilingual)
HANDCHILD.204B Instructor: Sébastien Lewis (bilingual)

Date Time Age Fee Code
 January 25 to March 8  Thursdays: 4 pm to 5:30 pm 7 to 13 years $166 AFTERSCHOOL.201
 January 27 to March 10  Saturdays: 10 am to 11:30 am 7 to 13 years $166 HANDCHILD.201B
 January 28 to March 11  Sundays: 3 pm to 4:30 pm 7 to 13 years $166 HANDCHILD.204B
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Emoji Box Workshop

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Come and create your very own hand built pottery Emoji Box!

Each participant will design 1 emoji box using clay slabs during this 1.5 hour workshop. The participant will complete the box by painting it with under-glaze. Our technicians will take care of firing your emoji box in our kilns. The boxes will be ready 2 weeks after the workshop for you to pick up.

Instructor: Katherine King

Date Time Age Fee Code
January 6 Saturday: 10 am to 11:30 am 7 years and older $ 25 WORKSHOP.205
January 13 Saturday: 10 am to 11:30 7 years and older $ 25 WORKSHOP.207
January 20 Saturday: 10 am to 11:30 am 7 years and older $ 25 WORKSHOP.209
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