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**We are aware that many parents are concerned with the ongoing spread of COVID-19. We are doing everything to ensure the safety of our students, their families, and our faculty. While we monitor the situation closely, we are also planning for the future and are proceeding with the plans to bring you these classes. In the event that classes are cancelled due to COVID-19 related reasons, a full refund will be provided.**


YEAR-LONG & SESSIONAL CLASSES FOR YOUTH

秋冬季戲劇課程 • 秋冬季戏剧课程

Ages: 6–18 
ACTING • MUSICAL THEATRECHOIR • SPEECH • PRIVATE LESSONS

At the Academy, we provide process-based learning as the safe, supportive environment in which our students will grow, and we train our students to strengthen the vital skills for vibrant self-expression. All classes are taught by our Gateway Academy instructors who are all professional working artists. 

Registration for year-long & sessional classes opens APRIL 15. 

Ways to Register:

  • Online (Complete the Year-long/Sessional Registration Form and proceed to payment)
  • Please note our Box Office is temporarily closed to the public for the time being. We thank you for your patience during this time. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ruth McIntosh (Education Manager) at academy@gatewaytheatre.com or 604-247-4975 

Please read our Payment Information and Refund Policy prior to registering for classes. 


YEAR-LONG CLASSES
學年課程 • 学年课程
 
September 2020 - April 2021 (24 weeks)
All classes culminate in year-end presentations. 
 
Acting 演戲技巧 • 演戏技巧
Combine imagination with technique!
融入創意,把角色演繹得栩栩如生 • 融入创意,把角色演绎得栩栩如生

In this class, students develop acting skills integral to all theatrical disciplines including ensemble-building, storytelling, and character creation. Not only are students expanding their physical, vocal, and communication skills, but they are also learning transferable skills such as confidence, focus, listening, and trust-building. 

Introduction Level
Ages 6-7
September 19, 2020–April 24, 2021
Saturdays 9:30-10:30 am 
$310

Level A
Ages 8-10
September 24, 2020–April 15, 2021
Thursdays 5:00-6:30 pm
$490

Level B
Ages 10-13
September 24, 2020–April 15, 2021
Thursdays 6:45-8:45 pm
$655

Level C
Ages 13-18
September 20, 2020–April 18, 2021
Sundays 1:00-4:00 pm
$750
 

Musical Theatre 音樂劇•音乐剧
Do it all-Sing, dance, and act.
發揮潛能,成為一個能歌善舞的多元化表演者 • 发挥潜能,成为一个能歌善舞的多元化表演者

Students become well-rounded performers in this class while being immersed in the world of musicals. Young performers build confidence as they command the stage exploring vocal techniques, choreography, and expressing lyrics musically and dramatically. 

Introduction Level
Ages 6-7
September 19, 2020–April 24, 2021
Saturdays 10:45am-12:15 pm
$425
 
Level A
Ages 8-10
September 22, 2020–April 13, 2021
Tuesdays 5:00-6:30 pm
$500
 
This block will open once the Tuesday Level A block is full:
September 19, 2020–April 24, 2021
Saturdays 2:15-3:45 pm 
 
Level B
Ages 10-13
September 22, 2020–April 13, 2021
Tuesdays 6:45-8:45 pm
$665
 
Level C
Ages 13-18
September 16, 2020–April 14, 2021
Wednesdays 5:00-8:00 pm
$760
 
New! Academy Choir 唱歌技巧•唱歌技巧

Bring the music you love to life.
精進您的唱功,以動人的歌聲演繹出扣人心弦的歌曲 • 精进您的唱功,以动人的歌声演绎出扣人心弦的歌
In this class, students focus on vocal technique, ensemble singing, harmonizing, breath, and ear training. Students bring their skills together to perform in Gateway Theatre's holiday season show in December and at a community event in the spring.

Audition required – students must register to audition; the Education Department will be in contact regarding an audition date and time. 
Pre-requisite: Previous singing training in choir or lessons

Ages 8-14
Sept 19, 2020-May 1, 2021 
Saturdays 12:30-2pm
$570
 

SESSIONAL CLASSES
秋冬課程 • 秋冬课程
  • Fall Session: September – December (12 weeks)
  • Winter Session: January – April (12 weeks) 

Register for both sessions and save 14%!
All classes culminate in session-end presentations.

Speech 聲線技巧•声线技巧
Speak so people will listen.
建立自信,靈活運用聲缐來清晰的表達內容和情感 • 建立自信,灵活运用声缐来清晰的表达内容和情感

Students learn to use their voice with strength and confidence. In this class, students improve vocal technique and public presence while developing a greater sense of self-awareness.

Level A
Ages 8-10
Fall Session: September 21–December 14, 2020
Winter Session: January 11–April 26, 2021
Mondays 4:00-5:00 pm
$220 per session /$380 for both

Level B1
Ages 9-11
Fall Session: September 21–December 14, 2020
Winter Session: January 11–April 26, 2021
Mondays 5:15-6:45pm
$270 per session / $465 for both

Level B2
Ages 10-13
Fall Session: September 21–December 14, 2020
Winter Session: January 11–April 26, 2021
Mondays 7:00-8:30pm
$270 per session / $465 for both


Private Lessons

We offer private lessons for students looking for more personalized attention.

Speech Private Lessons
Ages 8-18
Fall Session: September 21–December 14, 2020 
Winter Session: January 11–April 26, 2021
Mondays
$545 per session / $960 for both
Limited time slots available. Call 604-247-4975 for details

Singing Private Lessons
Ages 8-18
Fall Session: September 19–December 17, 2020
Winter Session: January 9–April 24, 2021 Saturdays
$545 per session / $960 for both
Limited time slots available. Call 604-247-4975 for details.
 

FAQ | Refund Policy

If you have any questions, please contact:
Ruth McIntosh
Education Manager
604-247-4975 | academy@gatewaytheatre.com

 
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