Since 1983, Neptune Theatre School has taught performing arts to more than 1,400 students annually.  Classes are offered year-round to aspiring young actors and theatre enthusiasts of all ages.

From drama and improvisation to musical theatre and dance, Neptune Theatre School has a course addressing virtually every area of professional theatre. No matter what your experience, there's a part for everyone!

Theatre classes for youth under 18 are offered each spring, fall and winter. Summer Camps are available throughout July and August. Additional workshops take place during March Break and on weekends. Adult Intensives and Drop-Ins are available throughout the year.



I am so excited to be sharing what we have in store at Neptune Theatre School in 2018-19.

Last season, we introduced new programming with activities for everyone including Drop-Ins, Intensives for Adults, and classes for Theatre Tots as young as 18 months. These programs will continue this season along with our pre-professional training Prep Program, YPCo and YAC Boot Camps, March Break and Summer Camps - back by popular demand, and our incredible professional Masterclasses taught by guests from Neptune productions.

And of course, the School Tour and Young Company will wow audiences with their amazing productions, including YPCo's fall production of Les Miserables: School Edition! It's going to be a big year and I hope you're join us.

Laura Caswell
Director of Education




Student Classes and Camps

Neptune Theatre School camps and classes introduce youth under 18 to the world of drama! We aim to develop creativity, critical thinking skills and promote positive development through hands-on learning experiences. Classes are available year-round for tots as young as 18 months up to aspiring actors up to 18 years. Click here for more information.


Young Company

The Young Actors Company (YAC) and Youth Performance Company (YPCo) are elite training programs for students ages 13-18 who show exceptional talent in the areas of acting, singing and dancing and wish to advance their skills. Click for more information.


Neptune Prep Theatre School Program

Neptune Prep is an advanced program for students 16 and up who wish to pursue a post-secondary theatre program. Our goal is to offer a curriculum, which is currently unavailable in Nova Scotia, to help students attain admission to post-secondary schools of performing arts. Click here for more information.


Adult Intensives

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. Click here for more information.



The Masterclass series is developed as an opportunity for adults to have intensive studying opportunities with professionals. These unique classes can enhance any theatre background and serve as an introduction to a new area of performance. And no experience is required! Click here for more information.


Adult Drop-Ins

Drop-Ins give adults the opportunity to learn the basics of dancing, acting and theatre. These classes are aimed at beginners looking to test the waters, challenge themselves or try something new. Click here for more information.


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