Camps & Classes

North Campus

Location Information

Unitarian Church of Calgary

North Camp and Class Location, Rehearsal Location for Mainstage Productions

1703 1 St NW, Calgary, AB

North Campus Camps

Half-Day Camps

Got that little one that’s just kicking for a chance to show their flare, meet new friends, develop confidence, and have fun? Our half-day camps, taught by professional theatre artists at our North, South (Riverbend), and West Calgary locations are perfect for kids age 4-6. These half-day camps run from 9am until 12pm, from Monday-Friday each week and culminate in a fun performance for parents and friends!

*Receive a 20% discount off ONE registration when you enroll multiple children/multiple camps. Discount is automatically applied to the lesser registration cost. 

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Full-Day

Our week-long, full day camps are a great way to break up that long summer vacation. Camp kids spend their mornings learning various dramatic skills like acting, improvisation, and stage combat, and then in the afternoons, work with a CYPT professional theatre artist to build their very own play. These full-day camps run from 9am until 4pm, from Monday-Friday.

*Receive a 20% discount off ONE registration when you enroll multiple children/multiple camps. Discount is automatically applied to the lesser registration cost.

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Two-Week Camps

Get ready to really hone those acting chops in our two-week camps. No experience is necessary, but older kids who’ve developed a taste for the dramatic will find this camp the perfect next step. Over two weeks, build a longer play in the afternoons and experience a broad range of morning drama fun!  Final performance is on the second Thursday of each camp.

*Receive a 20% discount off ONE registration when you enroll multiple children/multiple camps. Discount is automatically applied to the lesser registration cost. 

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Teen Improv

Our Teen Camps are a great way to really dig in and explore a side of drama that most interests you, and Teen Improv is a long-time fan favourite. Improvisation is one of the most exciting theatrical art-forms to get your adrenaline running!  With no preparation, no script, and only your wits at your side, this is one of the most fast-paced and hands-on camps we offer.  Culminates in a performance at the end of the week!

*Receive a 20% discount off ONE registration when you enroll multiple children/multiple camps. Discount is automatically applied to the lesser registration cost.

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Teen Musical Theatre

Fans of musical theatre will adore this week-long dive into the songs, scenes, and dance numbers of all their favourite shows!

Running from 9am to 4pm each day.

*Receive a 20% discount off ONE registration when you enroll multiple children OR enroll in multiple camps!

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North Campus Classes

Act One (Winter Session)

This popular class provides a fun filled introduction to drama. Developing your child’s creativity at an early age encourages social skills and confidence in your young one. Various dramatic skills are explored through games and exercises including storytelling, character building, improvisation, movement and much more!

West Location: Mondays from 5:30-7pm. Runs Jan 16 – May 1, 2023 (no class Feb 20, March 27, April 10)

North and South Locations: Saturdays from 10:30am – 12pm. Runs Jan 14 – May 6, 2023 (no class Feb 18, April 1, April 8)

 

 

Act Two (Winter Session)

This class provides a unique and creative outlet for kids to express themselves, build confidence and meet new friends. In this class students will explore improvisation, voice and movement skills and working as an ensemble to create a final presentation. In the Winter Term, those skills will be further developed through play building and will culminate in a final scripted performance.

West Location: Thursdays from 5 – 6:30pm. Jan 19 – May 11, 2023 (no class Feb 16, March 30, April 6)

North and South Locations: Saturdays from 1 – 3pm. Jan 14 – May 6 (no class Feb 18, April 1, April 8)

Act Three (Winter Session)

Whether you’re brand new to drama or coming back for more, this class is sure to please. Students will be able to try out a wide variety of dramatic skills and discover what they love about theatre. In both terms there will be a final presentation showcasing your child’s talent and all the new abilities they have acquired.

Thursday evenings, 6:00pm – 8:00pm in North and 6:30pm – 8:30pm in South and West.  Runs Jan 19 – May 11, 2023 (no class Feb 16, March 30, April 6)

Act Four (Winter Session)

This class builds on basic drama skills, but also offers more advanced training for older students. Various techniques will be explored such as intermediate improvisation, voice and movement, characterization, scene development and much more. In both terms there will be a final presentation showcasing your child’s talent and all the new abilities they have acquired.

West Location: Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30pm.  Runs Jan 24 – May 2, 2023 (no class March 28, April 11).  Final performance on Monday May 8 at West Village Theatre.

North Location: Mondays from 6 – 8:00pm. Runs Jan 16 – May 8, 2023. (no class Feb 20, March 27, April 10). Final performance on Monday May 8 at West Village Theatre.

South Riverbend Location: Mondays from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Runs Jan 16 – May 8, 2023. (no class Feb 20, March 27, April 10). Final performance on Monday May 8 at West Village Theatre.

South CKE Location: Mondays from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Runs Jan 16 – May 8, 2023. (no class Feb 20, March 27, April 10). Final performance on Monday May 8 at West Village Theatre.

Teen Class (Winter Session)

Improvisation is the art of making up plays ON THE SPOT! In this fun and energetic class students will explore and learn a wide variety of improvisation forms including theatre sports and long-form improvised plays.  The students will perform their final piece on Improv Night as part of the 2023 Cannonball Festival!

West Location: Thursdays from 7-9pm.  Runs Jan 19 – May 11 (no class Feb 16, March 30, April 6) with final performance on May 19 at West Village Theatre.

North Location: Tuesdays from 6-8pm. Runs Jan 24 – May 16 (no class March 28, April 11) with final performance on May 19 at West Village Theatre.

South Riverbend Location: Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30pm.  Runs Jan 24 – May 16 (no class March 28, April 11) with final performance on May 19 at West Village Theatre.

South CKE Location: Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30pm.  Runs Jan 24 – May 16 (no class March 28, April 11) with final performance on May 19 at West Village Theatre.