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Adult Intensives are open to students 18 years and older. The intent of the adult intensives is train adults at a professional level in areas of theatre, dance and performance. Courses involve 9 hours of training and are run by leading professionals in the community or experienced visiting artists.

Note: Drop-in Classes are aimed at our Adult Students. Any teens interested in attending should be familiar with the theatre school. If interested email lcaswell@neptunetheatre.com to get permission to attend the drop-in classes if under 18 years of age.

Location: Neptune Theatre School, 1593 Argyle Street, Halifax.
(Scotiabank Studio entrance, located along Argyle Street from the main theatre/box office entrance)


 

IMPULSE and SPONTANEITY: PHYSICAL THEATRE for ADULTS with SHERRY LEE HUNTER

When: Thursdays, February 1 - March 8 (6 weeks)
7 - 8:30pm

Cost: $135 +HST

This six-week, 1.5hr intensive will be a progression of study and exercises that will build the students knowledge and experience in the art form of Physical Theatre/Mime.

Honesty and believability are the most important elements comprising this art form. Classes will include exploration of proper warming up, premise work, isolation exercises and illusions, character work, preparatory exercise, improvisation, creating sketches and the subtleties of performing.

This is the perfect class for anyone who needs to get out of their head and into their body. Beginners welcome!

Registration is now open!

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SHERRY LEE HUNTER --

Sherry Lee is an actor, Master Teacher of Physical Theatre and was the founder, performer and director of the award winning touring company, Jest in Time Theatre. Select Jest credits include tours across Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Alaska. Jest performed for Queen Elizabeth, did three National CBC TV Specials, starred in The International Beckett Festival as well as performing plays by Sam Shepard, and other notable playwrights. Sherry Lee's select performances as a principal actor include Leslie Nielson's TV series, Liography, and on stage at Neptune Theatre, Nightwood Theatre, Ship's Company, the Atlantic Theatre Festival and the Atlantic Fringe Festival with her one woman play Alone among others.

She has taught Physical Theatre/Mime to children, teens and adults for 35 years including Neptune Theatre's PPTP, PERFORM in the Schools, the National Theatre School, Acadia and Dalhousie Universities and privately. Her highly engaging style of teaching is inspired by her late mentor, Tony Montanaro who believed in developing and encouraging each individual student's personal style of theatre and expression.

 

Registration is now open!

 

Neptune Theatre subscribers and sponsors are entitled to a 20% discount.

If you do not know your subscription or sponsor access number please contact Neptune Theatre at 902-429-7300 for assistance prior to registration.

All refunds are subject to a $35 administration fee; there are no refunds once the class has begun.