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"I have learned more about [acting and the industry] in the last two weeks than I have ever been taught before. All of the counsellors and staff have been so amazing! Everyone is so kind, and helpful, and supportive. I think it's really cool how a lot of the counsellors actually work in the industry, or they are students at Ryerson (or both)... everyone genuinely cared about us and wanted to see us succeed.”
-Summer Programs Student
Teen Acting Academy
July 30 - August 11, 2018
$525.00* for 2 weeks
9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
The 2-week Teen Acting Academy invites teens to join performance intensive acting classes and workshops to have some fun and hone their skills. The Academy includes courses in: Theatre Performance, Writing for Stage and Screen, Shakespeare, Mask work, Audition Technique, Movement, Radio work, Voice and Speech, Improvisation and more! The session will conclude with a final performance.
What will I experience in the Ryerson School of Performance Teen Acting Academy course?
We train you in the basic fundamentals of working as a professional in the acting industry, regardless of how much or how little experience you may already have.
The Ryerson School of Performance Teen Acting Academy teaches young artists how to work in and audition for film, television, commercials, theatre and training programs. You'll gain practical, studio experience to craft your acting technique, on stage and on set, as we teach you to dissect and work with scripts. You will be immersed in intensive workshops in order to deliver your best work when faced with industry directors and producers. In order to cope with the intimidation of 'the business' of acting, our teaching artists will work with you to learn about industry elements, such as agents and casting directors. This is just the beginning! We help you develop the tools to enjoy your work and have the potential to thrive in the performing arts.
*Program fee for participants aged 15 and up will be subject to 13% HST*
Early Care starting at 8:00 am in available for $25.00 a week.
After Care until 6:00 pm in available for $35.00 a week.