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

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 

Looking for a way to spice up your Social Studies curriculum? In this workshop, students use theatre exercises to dig in to the past and explore the lives of three heroines who contributed to Canada’s history.

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

 

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

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

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

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  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.

Peter Pan - Tell Me A Story

Everyone loves a good story! Students use storytelling techniques, soundscapes and theatre exercises to create the ultimate bedtime stories.

60 mins • For Kindergarten to Grade 6 

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Tiny Treasures - All the World's A Stage

Students draw inspiration from their own lives in this workshop and explore creative writing, physical movement and metaphor.

60 mins • For Grades 7 to 12

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A Year with Frog and Toad - Creative Characters

Students bring the stories of Frog and Toad to life through character creation, dramatic play and story theatre.

60 mins • For Kindergarten to Grade 6

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New Owner - Puppet Perspectives

Students bring their creativity to life as they build puppets and play with perspective in this interactive workshop.

60 mins • For Grades 4 to 12 • $2/student supply fee

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The Mush Hole - Moving Stories

Students explore the art of storytelling through interpretative movement and physical theatre exercises.

60 mins • For Grades 8 to 12

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Beep - Renewable Robots

Students use recycled materials to craft their very own robot puppet to bring home at the end of the workshop.

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

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Spelling 2-5-5 - Celebrating Differences

Students practice empathy in this interactive drama workshop designed to explore and celebrate differences.

60 mins • For Grades 1 to 6

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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.

Prices start at $94.50/hour for a minimum of 2 consecutive hours per session.

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.

Prices start at $94.50/hour.

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

MTYP Season 2019-20 Educator brochure

2019-20 Educator Brochure

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