Drama Outreach Program

Theatre Workshops

At MTYP, we believe that everyone is an artist. Our skilled and experienced instructors aim to foster creativity, confidence, and empathy.

We offer a variety of workshops in acting, improv, puppet making and more. We can also create a lesson plan to fit the goals of your curriculum.

CLASSIC WORKSHOPS

(Maximum of 25 students per group)

A fun and encouraging introduction to drama. This workshop empowers students’ imagination and self-expression through games, movement exercises and story theatre.

Minimum Time: 60 mins
At MTYP: $94.50/hour
At your school: $94.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours

Discover the art of puppetry! Stimulate your students’ creativity through the invention of stories and characters using classic rod or sock puppets.

Minimum Time: 90 mins
At MTYP: $94.50/hour
At your school: $94.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours
Supply Fee: $2/student 

Students transform themselves in to a character by designing a mask all their own, while using their imaginations to invent a unique voice and movement style.

Minimum Time: 90 mins
At MTYP: $94.50/hour
At your school: $94.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours
Supply Fee: $2/student 

Experience the thrill and total freedom of creating theatre without a script while developing skills in communication, listening and teamwork.

Minimum Time: 60 mins
At MTYP: $94.50/hour
At your school: $94.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours
Supply Fee: $2/student 

Your students will experience the beauty of shadow puppetry as they build dazzling designs and bring them to life.

Minimum Time: 90 mins
At MTYP: $94.50/hour
At your school: $94.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours
Supply Fee: $2/student 

PREMIUM WORKSHOPS

(Maximum of 25 students per group)

Give your students the Broadway experience! This workshop is designed for those who are up for the challenge of acting, singing, and dancing – all at the same time.

Minimum Time: 75 mins
At MTYP: $115.50/hour
At your school: $115.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours

Students put their acting skills to the test in front of a camera! An excellent behind-the-scenes introduction to the world of film and television.

Minimum Time: 2 hours
At MTYP: $115.50/hour
At your school: $115.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours

Discover the art of stop-motion animation. Create characters from modelling clay and transform your concept into an animated scene!

Minimum Time: 2 hours
At MTYP: $115.50/hour
At your school: $115.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours
Supply Fee: $2/student

PLAY-RELATED WORKSHOPS

(Maximum of 25 students per group)

A week before the show, our drama facilitator visits classrooms throughout your school with a 15 minute session designed to encourage active viewing.

At your school: $94.50/hour for a minimum of one hour (4 groups x 15 minutes)

Enhance your students’ understanding of the production with a 60 to 90 minute play-related workshop that explores the key issues, themes, or styles presented in the play.

(Maximum of 25 students per group)

At MTYP or your school: Prices start at $94.50/hour
Supply Fee: $2/student for puppetry workshops.

Comet in Moominland

Comet in Moominland

Miniature Worlds

Students create a character out of modelling clay and set out on an adventure as big as they can imagine.

60 mins • For Kindergarten to Grade 4 • $2/student supply fee

See the play

Still/Falling

Still/Falling

Write It Out

Every person has a story to tell. Students will use creative writing to express their own thoughts and feelings.

75 mins • For Grades 8 to 12

See the play

The House at Pooh Corner

The House At Pooh Corner

Animals at Play

Students will jump for joy like Tigger as they discover their own Hundred Acre Wood with a stuffed animal friend.

60 mins • For Nursery to Grade 4

See the play

Torn Through Time

Torn Through Time

Historical Heroines

Students dig in to the past and answer the question: “Who were Thanadelthur, Rose Fortune, and Helen Harrison, and what did they contribute to Canada’s history?”

60 mins • For Grades 1 to 7

See the play

What If Romeo & Juliet…

What If Romeo and Juliet…

Moving Through A Masterpiece

Students will make connections to the play and their own lives in this physical theatre workshop.

60 mins • For Grades 5 to 12

See the play

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Creative Caterpillars

Students craft their very own wiggly caterpillar puppet, then bring it home at the end of the workshop.

60 mins • For Preschool to Grade 3 • $2/student supply fee

See the play

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea

Impressive Images

Students shift their perspectives and use simple, yet elegant, theatre techniques to transport themselves through time and space.

60 mins • For Grades 4 to 8

See the play

WORKSHOPS FOR EDUCATORS

(Maximum of 30 participants per group)

MTYP instructors have a wealth of performing arts experience and knowledge. Our workshops are designed to add fresh ideas to your curriculum by providing practical yet playful approaches to teaching and learning through theatre.

At MTYP: $136.50/hour
At your school: $136.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours

Satellite Programs

(Maximum of 16 participants per group)

One of the most rewarding ways to encounter the art of theatre is to collaborate on a long-term project. Offer a summer or after school program in your community, and we will consult with you to develop an expanding curriculum as your program grows.

Residencies

(Maximum of 16 participants per group)

Welcome an artist in your school for a week or longer! Classes will create and rehearse a play or movie to be performed or screened for an invited audience.

LOOKING FOR MORE?

We can also offer workshops in:

  • Mime and Physical Theatre
  • Shakespeare
  • Creative Writing
  • Clowning
  • Audition Coaching

Contact
Heather Russell-Smith
Drama Outreach Coordinator
hrussell@mtyp.ca
204.947.0394  ext. 227

2018-19 Theatre School Brochure

Theatre School Brochure

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MTYP 2018-19 Season for Schools